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Why You Should Consider Alternative to Opioids

scotty - 04/26/2020


Why You Should Consider Alternative to Opioids

While there are a time and place for opioids, other pain management techniques are available to help reduce pain without the fear of overdose or addiction. Some of the reasons to consider treating pain without opioids include:

  • It reduces the risk of overdose
  • Opioids do not address the source of the pain
  • Opioids do not increase function
  • Opioids may increase pain and pain sensitivity over time (doctors call this condition enhanced pain sensitivity)
  • Opioids don’t relieve neuropathic (nerve) pain

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