Pain that won’t go away is more than frustrating. It can be harmful to your health and well-being. Having an open and honest discussion with your doctor about your pain and treatments is key in advocating for your care. Opioids when used correctly can help resolve severe short-term pain, however opioids are also negatively associated with addiction.
Our in house pharmacist for a discusses how to facilitate a conversation with your physician about the best treatment options for your pain and how to assess and address the harms of opioid use.