As the Battle on Opioids Heats Up, Alternative Pain Treatments Gain Attention

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It seems the issue with opioids is, in part, a case of the pendulum swinging too far in one direction. This refers to the origin of the opioid problem when the medical community decided that chronic pain was not being sufficiently addressed. They began to take liberal advantage of prescribing opioids. And because these medications have such addictive properties, that made them a risk for the scourge we are now experiencing. Continue reading