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IT'S YOUR BACK newsletter, Issue #012-Acetaminophen Ineffective for Low Back Pain
May 16, 2015

Acetaminophen Ineffective for Low Back Pain

Summer season will be here in a couple of weeks and with it comes an increase in activity after a long cold winter and early spring of hibernation for many of us.

The sounds of lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and chainsaws will replace the snow blowers and shovels. We will also be doing more outdoor activities that we love such as: swimming, tennis, bike riding, gardening to name just a few.

All of these outdoor activities will pose a risk of low back injury or pain due to arthritis. If that happens don't run for the Tylenol. A recent study proves that Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ineffective for lower back pain.

What to do? Seek and use proven natural and safe methods to help you with any pain that may arise from arthritis flareups or chronic pain. Try using heat, ice, massage, chiropractic care or other harmless effective treatments.

When your pain is at a manageable level go and finally address and correct any underlying problems that may be causing or contributing to your lower back pain.

You can link to the following pages for more information on natural safe treatments and fixing any underlying problems that may be causing your lower back pain here:

Read more by visiting my entire wesite here:

Play and work safe this summer. Use common sense and lift properly. Seek immediate care if injured and pain doesn't go away in 7 days.

Yours for better health,

Dr. Myers

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