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Dr. Houman Danesh: "Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends"

Even though its use is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen – best known as Tylenol – does not help treat lower back pain, according to a new Australian study.

  • Health Day
  • New York, NY
  • (July 24, 2014)

"While this is a fascinating study, it is only one study and shouldn't change clinical behavior," said Houman Danesh, MD, Director of Integrative Pain Management and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Rehabilitation Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Learn more