This is far from the first time I have discussed the issue of opioid addiction and death. But now the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has piped in, reinforcing my message, which is that drugs need to be the last resort, not the first. Examples of opioid pain medications are OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, Percodan, Demerol, morphine, methadone, hydrocodone, oxycodone, and last but not least, heroin. Here are some of the CDC fun facts in the article I read:
After writing an article per week for a year, I just kept going. These are most of my collection. They are written with my existing patients in mind, so some stuff may seem odd or unusual, but would make perfect sense to those who know chiropractic and who know me. Enjoy and share!