• Julian Simpson

Do you take medication for sciatica ?


Pain SUCKS! But what is the best way to manage it ?



Neck time you talk to your GP talk about different treatment options, a new study found the following with pain. meds and sciatica

Highlights


  • Medication is often the first line in management of sciatica.

  • Patients often take multiple medications for sciatica.

  • Medication is usually ineffective.

  • Prescribed medication for sciatica is often against national guidelines.

  • Patients suffer with significant side-effects from medication for sciatica.

Citation

A qualitative exploration of patient experiences of medication for sciatica

Published:June 21, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2021.102419


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