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Opioid addiction is a chronic disease

Opioid Addiction is A Chronic Disease: Treat It As Such

The CDC recently estimated that there are over 1,000 visits daily to the emergency room and 91 deaths related to opioid overdose. To put those numbers perspective, consider this: more people die from overdoses...
what is opioid addiction

What Is Opioid Addiction?

Talk about the opioid epidemic in America has been all over the news recently. It is an issue of vital concern affecting Americans today, and with so much information available, it can be challenging...
opioids for chronic pain

Opioids for Chronic Pain: Are They For Me?

Opioids are medications that are often prescribed by a doctor to help relieve pain. They work by reducing the amount of pain signals that your body sends to your brain, and also change the...
opioid crisis

The Opioid Crisis: The Making of an American Epidemic

The United States has struggled with the abuse of opioids since the1800s. As a result of this epidemic, many people with chronic pain have a hard time getting the medications they truly need to...