Features August 2017 Issue

Role of Tramadol for Pain Control

The drug tramadol is not the first choice for arthritis pain, but it may have a role for some people.

Role of Tramadol for Pain Control

For a select group of patients, the opioid drug tramadol may provide a needed boost of pain relief.

Chronic pain from joint or back problems are addressed with conservative treatments first. For back pain, start with heat, massage and exercise. If you have osteoarthritis, itís important to keep moving.

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