Pain management is a very tricky subject. We should not rely on self knowledge and experience alone. This is because what can give you comfort today might cause a great deal of problems in the future. It can be frustrating having to deny ourselves the pleasure of taking strong pain medication but really this could be for our own good. The last thing we need would be for our bodies to develop tolerance on certain pain medications and we will never know when we might be vulnerable to this.
Cliff Atwell, B.S., D.C.
Low Back Pain