Managing the Fear of Prescription Drug Addiction

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Doctors prescribe more painkillers today than they ever have – with primary care providers accounting for about half of opioid pain relievers dispensed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

With all the media attention – and untimely celebrity deaths – related to pain medication, it’s not surprising that chronic pain patients may have a fear of prescription drug addiction. But is there reason to be worried about opioid use and addiction? Dr. Christo discusses with Pain Pathways Magazine. Click here to read more.

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