White Paper

Is Pain Only Skin Deep? The Good, Bad, and the Ugly of Topical Medications

Expensive is not always better, more is not always better - identifying the right course for each patient is always what's best.

White Paper Summary

When a worker is injured, proper treatment of pain and long-term mobility are essential goals. Topical medications can benefit outcomes for several workers’ compensation cases, whether pain is acute or chronic. With high-priced private labels and lack of regulatory agency involvement for evidence-based support, increased knowledge is the best way forward.

To learn more about EK Health Services, visit ekhealth.com.


As a leading national managed care company, EK Health Services, Inc. sets the gold standard for medical case management, utilization review, medical bill review, network management, and Medicare Set-Asides. We facilitate quality, cost-efficient medical treatment for workers' compensation claims.

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