the best way to treat persistent pain in the elderly

Experts are debating the best way to treat persistent pain in the elderly...due to arthritis, back pain, etc.

Acetaminophen. Experts's a good FIRST step for mild to moderate pain.

NSAIDs vs. COX-2s. Controversial. Both the American Geriatrics Society and American Pain Society just came out in favor of COX-2s if acetaminophen is not enough for persistent pain.

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