From a small niggle to complete debilitation, lower back pain is a very common problem that affects literally millions of people worldwide.
Unfortunately, we are all likely to suffer at some stage in our lives and the usual solution is to reach for the painkillers.
However, a recent clinical review published in the British Medical Journal reports that paracetamol, a very common pain relieving medication, is actually ineffective for the treatment of lower back pain. What’s more, the subjects in the studies who took paracetamol were shown to be four times more likely to have abnormal results on a liver function test. Not good news. ReadMore