surgeon and doctor walking while discussing pain management of patient with opioid addiction

Understanding Pain Management May Help Curb Opioid  Addiction

 The opioid crisis has been spiraling out of control for some time. Pain management is a real challenge for some people who cannot find measures that work. They turn to addictive substances in order to curb their pain, alongside opioid addiction, and end up feeling worse off than before. Once people understand pain management, they…

Fentanyl: Potent and Addictive

Fentanyl is an extremely potent and addictive opioid that leads to health complications, overdose, and death. Overdose is common with fentanyl abuse because users build a high level of tolerance in a very short time. Medical professionals use fentanyl for patients as a form of pain management, but many people who are addicted to painkillers…

Are There Non-Narcotic Alternatives for Pain Treatment?

Many people fall into the traps of physical drug dependence after receiving prescription opioid pain medication. Once a person discontinues the use of these medications and enters into a life of sobriety, they face unique challenges in managing the pain for which they were originally prescribed narcotic medication. Fortunately, new research is being done in…