The need for analgesia should always be addressed. As individual perception of pain varies, a simple ankle sprain may only require an elastic bandage or acetaminophen in most patients, while some will require oral narcotics. Although some studies suggest that the anti-inflammatory effect of NSAIDs is useful in treating ligamentous injuries,18 other studies suggest that there is no benefit.23 Patients who are in significant distress or who should be kept NPO because of anticipated surgery require parenteral analgesia.

Dealing With Back Pain

Dealing With Back Pain

Deal With Your Pain, Lead A Wonderful Life An Live Like A 'Normal' Person. Before I really start telling you anything about me or finding out anything about you, I want you to know that I sympathize with you. Not only is it one of the most painful experiences to have backpain. Not only is it the number one excuse for employees not coming into work. But perhaps just as significantly, it is something that I suffered from for years.

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