Monthly Archives: November 2017

Alternative Pain Therapies Could Help Quell Opioid Crisis, but Barriers Remain

For many Americans struggling with opioid addiction, it didn’t start with drug-filled needles or fentanyl-laced heroin, but with something far more common and less sinister: pain. More than 30 percent of Americans experience acute or chronic pain, and as emphasis on pain treatment has grown in the last two decades, prescriptions for opioids have skyrocketed in tandem […]