A patient with chronic pain must discuss the nature of the pain with a pain-management doctor, such as one at a pain clinic, to determine which prescription medications, if any, are best to address the condition, explain... More »

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U.S. News & World Report provides users with a list of thousands of pain management specialists on its Health website. Users can search for a pain management doctor by state and by the nearest large city. More »

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Pain management doctors specialize in assessing, diagnosing and treating various types of pain, ranging from acute pain to chronic pain and cancer pain, explains the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medic... More »

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Aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen and naproxen are pain medications that do not require a prescription, according to WebMD. These drugs alleviate pain and reduce fevers. Aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen also relieve infla... More »

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Effective over-the-counter pain relief medications, include Tylenol, Motrin, Advil, Aleve and Naprosyn, according to WebMD. Tylenol is a brand name of acetaminophen, while Motrin, Advil, Aleve and Naprosyn are non-steroi... More »

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Following rotator cuff surgery, the best way to deal with pain is by taking prescription pain medications from the doctor, according to WebMD. It is best to speak with a doctor when you experiencing pain, as the medicati... More »

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An individual who needs muscle relaxants to control pain resulting from muscle spasms must ask his doctor for a recommendation and a prescription. Muscle relaxants are sedative medications that can cause serious side eff... More »

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