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Preventing Back Injuries - Sciatica Pain Relief

This page contains links to eMedTV Back Pain Articles containing information on subjects from Preventing Back Injuries to Sciatica Pain Relief. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Preventing Back Injuries
    As this eMedTV article explains, practicing good posture, supporting your back properly, and avoiding heavy lifting can help with back injury prevention. This resource includes helpful information on how you can keep your back safe.
  • Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen
    Propoxyphene/acetaminophen is a prescription drug used for relieving mild to moderate pain. This eMedTV segment explains how the medication works, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen Dosage
    The recommended propoxyphene/acetaminophen dosage is one tablet every four hours as needed for pain. This eMedTV resource also provides dosing guidelines for the other two types of this medication and offers tips on taking this drug.
  • Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers some basic information on propoxyphene/acetaminophen, a drug used to treat mild-to-moderate pain. This Web page takes a closer look at this product, with information on how to reduce your risk of complications.
  • Pyriformis Syndrome
    As this eMedTV article discusses, piriformis syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder that occurs when a certain muscle compresses the sciatic nerve. This page also covers possible symptoms. Pyriformis syndrome is a common misspelling of piriformis syndrome.
  • Risk Factors of Back Pain
    Risk factors of back pain are anything that increases a person's risk of developing back pain and can include age and occupation. This eMedTV article includes a detailed list of risk factors of back pain, including fitness level, diet, and race.
  • Roxicet
    Roxicet is approved for the treatment of moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this prescription drug, including information on how it works, tips on taking it, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Roxicet Addiction
    If you are going through a Roxicet prescription too quickly, you may be addicted to the drug. This eMedTV page lists possible signs of a Roxicet addiction and offers suggestions on what to do if you or someone else appears to be addicted to it.
  • Roxicet and Constipation
    As this portion of the eMedTV archives explains, constipation is a likely and expected side effect of Roxicet. This article also explains that if you are taking Roxicet and constipation occurs, you should talk to your doctor about using a laxative.
  • Roxicet Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, the recommended Roxicet dosage is based on several factors, such as other medical conditions you may have and other medicines you are taking. This page also offers suggestions on how to safely and effectively use Roxicet.
  • Roxicet Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article explains that when certain medicines, such as sleep medicines, narcotics, or antihistamines, are taken with Roxicet, drug interactions can occur. This page also takes an in-depth look at the problems these interactions can cause.
  • Roxicet Pain Medication
    A prescription medication, Roxicet is used to treat pain caused by surgery, migraines, and other causes. This eMedTV segment briefly describes this narcotic, with details on dosing and available forms. Also included in this page is a link to learn more.
  • Roxicet Side Effects
    Drowsiness, constipation, and nausea are among the common side effects of Roxicet. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses several Roxicet side effects, including a list of serious side effects that you should report immediately to your doctor.
  • Roxicet Uses
    Roxicet is primarily used for treating pain caused by injuries or medical procedures. This eMedTV resource explains how Roxicet works to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain and lists possible off-label Roxicet uses, such as treating insomnia.
  • Roxicet Warnings and Precautions
    Roxicet may not be safe to take if you have asthma or any sort of lung disease. This eMedTV article describes other important Roxicet warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking the drug, as well as a list of those who should avoid it.
  • Roxicet Withdrawal
    As a narcotic, Roxicet can cause withdrawal symptoms if it is stopped too quickly. This selection from the eMedTV Web library outlines symptoms of Roxicet withdrawal and emphasizes the importance of slowly weaning yourself off the medication.
  • Roxicette
    This eMedTV article explains that Roxicet is a prescription medication used to treat certain types of pain. This page also covers general dosing guidelines and describes possible overdose symptoms. Roxicette is a common misspelling of Roxicet.
  • Sciatca
    Sciatica usually occurs when a ruptured or herniated disc is pressing on a nerve root. This eMedTV Web segment further describes sciatica and covers possible symptoms and treatment options. Sciatca is a common misspelling of sciatica.
  • Sciatica
    Sciatica is a condition that can cause numbness, pain, and some loss of motor control over the leg. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including what causes it, how it is treated, and more.
  • Sciatica Causes
    In about 90 percent of cases, sciatica causes are linked to a herniated disc. This portion of the eMedTV library describes this and other possible causes, such as spinal stenosis, fracture, infection, or degeneration of the sciatic nerve.
  • Sciatica Pain Relief
    This section of the eMedTV Web site provides a detailed look at options for sciatica pain relief, which include hot and cold compresses, pain-relieving medications, minimal bed rest, physical therapy, and surgery.
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