Options to Opioids: How to Manage Chronic Pain Without Prescribing Pain-Killers

Options to Opioids: How to Manage Chronic Pain Without Prescribing Pain-Killers

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While there is considerable debate as to how much blame doctors should be assigned for the ongoing opioid crisis, there is little doubt they can do something to curtail it — that instead of prescribing drugs that have been found to be highly addictive they can resort to alternate forms of pain management.
Doctors’ prescription of powerful painkillers like OxyContin is frequently viewed as one of the…