Approximately 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from chronic pain. While pain is a very subjective experience and differs from one person to another, everyone agrees that pain is not a welcomed guest in their daily life, making pain management an important component of a healthy life.
Don’t simply rely on the name on the label (brand name) when buying over-the-counter medication as many products with different brand names can contain the same active ingredient. Take the time to read the ingredient list or ask your pharmacist.
Many things can cause low back pain. Sometimes, the exact cause of the pain is not known. When left untreated, it can become chronic and can have a significant impact on quality of life. That is why it is important to do something about it.
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