IS THERE A DRUG OF “HOPE” FOR MANY PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM BACK PAIN?…

BACK PAIN BLOG UK...

The Daily Mail wrote in their Healthsection that a new treatment for lower back pain could involve a dose of a drug called ‘tanezumab’ which inhibits nerve activity and, could bring long-term relief delivered under the skin every two months.

Lead Researcher Dr John Markman, of the University of Rochester in the US said it was a breakthrough in the search of non-opioid treatments for chronic pain.

The drug was tested on more than 1,800 patients in 8 nations in North America, Europe and Asia ‘Tanezumab’ gave long term relief, with low risk of developing serious joint issues.

Pain News Network say different. An experimental non-opioid pain reliever gives long-term relief for chronic low back pain, but questions remain about joint damage and other side effects from the drug, according to a large new study.

Tanezumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody that targets nerve growth factor (NGF), a…

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