Back pain affects all adults and is usually treated using pain killers. Exercise should be the primary option as it is proven to be more effective.
Diclofenac, a drug taken for body pain, can be useful as an anti-cancer drug, say researchers.
There is nothing to be gained by operating on a patient with a so-called displaced fracture of the shoulder. Three weeks with the arm in a sling so that the shoulder is kept inactive yields the same results.