The American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.
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You don’t have to live with pain, there are ways to manage it. Dr. Lisa Nocera an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist at St. Mary Medical Center says there are many therapies which can help. (CLICK TITLE FOR MORE)
Researchers found that patients who had non-drug treatments for pain such as relaxation training, acupuncture, acupressure, massage, music or aromatherapy reported and average of 50% reduction in their pain levels.
The vast majority of physicians find themselves caught between patients who need strong pain medications to deal with chronic problems and manipulative drug addicts just looking for a fix.
Many people have turned to acupuncture as an alternate method to deal with many physical ailments but it can be used for the well-being of dogs and cats as well.
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People with arthritis will do everything they can to try and reduce the pain. Medications known as DMARDS tend to help.