Understanding the Opioid Crisis

You don’t have to look very far to hear that the United States is in the middle of a national “opioid crisis.” What does this mean? Why is there so much hype about opioids? As you can probably imagine, the national opioid epidemic did not just happen overnight. In fact, it likely started in the…

Let’s Talk Back Pain

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Back pain will affect approximately three in four adults during their lifetime. That is a big number! Today we will talk about back pain and your options for pain relief. There are several different types of pain, especially when it comes to back pain. There is acute back pain, which can be severe but has…