Should We Pay More Attention to Prescribed Drugs’ Side Effects?

Diclofenac is a powerful, yet controversial painkiller.   It is already well known that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s) in general carry a risk to cardiovascular health, and in particular to the heart. This issue has been thrust back into the spotlight today, by research published in the PLOS Medicine online journal[1][2] that specifically [...]

Dyloject for Pain; Side Effects

Dyloject is a new form of the treatment diclofenac, which is a popular treatment for reducing pain.  It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug that works to inhibit certain pathways associated with pain such as COX. Dyloject’s superior release mechanism gives it more rapid pain relief action than the existing form.  It is designed to [...]

Treating Pain After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Have you had a Total Knee Replacement surgery (TKR) and are experiencing pain?  Unfortunately, you're not alone. At least one out of eight patients report pain a year after surgery, and some studies say this its almost one out of five. The pain tends to develop.  Patients report limited pain for the first [...]

Back of Knee Pain Causes

Do you have serious pain in the back of your knee? Read on to learn what might be the reason - and what you can do. What causes back of the knee pain? You need to first figure out what isn't the problem. Hip injuries, for instance, can cause knee pain because of [...]