Prescription Overdose

Prescription pain pill overdose has become a public health epidemic. CDC statistics indicate 15,000 people / year die from pain pill overdose. Alternative therapies need to be explored, developed and applied. Long term opioid therapy should only be considered after determining that alternative therapies do not deliver adequate pain relief. http://www.cdc.gov/features/vitalsigns/painkilleroverdoses/index.html

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Chronic Pain Statistics

Chronic Pain is a major health issue in the United States According to the Institute of Medicine, one-third of all Americans suffer from chronic pain. That is more than the number of people who are affected by heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined. In the US approximately 100 million adults report chronic pain and according […]

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