Category: Pain Management

Why Opioids Can’t Fix Chronic Pain

When thinking about opioid risks, most people think about addiction. While the risk of addiction is extremely important, it isn’t the only reason why opioids can’t fix chronic, or non-cancerous, pain. When patients first begin taking opioids, these drugs may work so well that they often “fix” almost all of a patient’s pain. In many […]

What to Expect from Pain Management

“When patients go to see a Pain Management Specialist, their pain is usually complex and chronic. Chronic pain is persistent for usually at least 3 to 6 months. By the time a patient has his or her first visit with a Pain Management Specialist, the patient is often very uncomfortable and his or her daily […]