For a sprained ankle or sore back, what do you choose: (a) heat or ice, (b) a topical cream, or (c) prescription pain medication?
Open up your medicine cabinet and take a look. Here’s a quick quiz: ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin? If you have a headache or a sore muscle, which one is the best for you? They all relieve pain but there are subtle differences.