Over-the-counter and prescription pain medications are one of the most common non-surgical treatments for temporary relief of spinal conditions that cause both acute and chronic back pain and/or neck pain. Pain medications may include acetaminophen (Tylenol), NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen, naproxen and celebrex), oral steroids, muscle relaxants, narcotic drugs and anti-depressants.

In this ISASS Guide for Patients:

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