Health Blog Category: Painkillers
Ready to Find Pain Relief Without the Side Effects of Opioids?
Pain is a serious problem in today’s world. An estimated 1 out of every 5 Americans suffers from some degree of chronic pain, and 8 percent of those sufferers find the pain so intense that they can’t pursue their normal activities. It’s little wonder, then, that painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs have grown into such a mammoth industry.
Unfortunately, these drugs offer their own share of troubles, from addiction to dangerous effects on internal organs.Read full blog
Living With Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help
What if someone told you that the opioids you’re taking for pain relief are actually making your arthritis worse? You’d probably want to listen to that person. Opioids like morphine and oxycodone alter your perception of pain.
You might be “feeling no pain” when you take these pills, but it’s actually doing nothing to improve your arthritis symptoms.
Before you take another pill for your arthritis pain, call Cornerstone Physical Therapy to schedule an appointment with a physical therapist.Read full blog