Keep in Mind NSAIDs Work as Well as Opioids for Most Acute Injuries

You'll get questions about how to treat pain due to work-related or other acute injuries...sprains, back injuries, etc.

Opioids are often used because of misconceptions that they are more effective than NSAIDs...or that NSAIDs may delay healing.

NSAIDs work as well as opioids for most acute injuries...and there's no proof that they delay healing.

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