There are several ways you can support yourself to manage your pain with or without pain medication: acupuncture, deep relaxation techniques, Qi Gong, gentle yoga, and yoga for healthy backs, among others. There are four different ways the Mind Body Spirit program approaches the “treatment” of back pain.
The average person probably doesn’t know what the opioid crisis means for them. If prescribed an opioid medication by their doctor, should they fill the prescription? What information should the doctor be giving them? What questions should they ask to ensure their safety and that of their family?
The amount of people who are addicted to prescription painkillers continues to grow, with an estimated 2.1 million people currently misusing opioids in the United States. And for many, the transition from prescription drug misuse to heroin addiction is an easy one.