How Your Patient Can Find Value In Alternative Pain Management
It is important for physicians to have an understanding of the type of pain patients experience and what level of care they require. There are misperceptions about opioids and the amount of relief they can provide patients. However, physicians are aware that opioids are ineffective at treating chronic pain and also come with the risk of addiction.
In the article Non-Opioid Chronic Pain Management Treatments You May Not Know About, Dr. Leonardo Kapural provides an overview of alternative chronic pain treatments, including the benefits and drawbacks of each and how to determine the best treatment based on the patient. Dr. Kapural examines:
- Steroid Injections
- Radiofrequency Ablation