Chronic pain is an issue for millions of Americans. How to overcome that pain is the question. Some medications have side effects or are too powerful and deemed illegal for use. With such questions, many seek various safe, alternative forms of treatment for chronic pain.
The article, “Health Talk: Alternative therapies for chronic pain” takes a closer look into ways to manage pain. The article states,
“The New York Times recently reported that opioid overdose was the leading cause of death for people under the age of 50 in the United States (2018). The incidence of prescription medication overdose that occurs outside of health-care facilities has increased exponentially in the last 20 years. In the United States, people often perceive medication as the sole source of relief from pain. However, alternative methods of treatment exist that may have lower risks and lead to improvements in long-term outcomes.”
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Please also review our Holistic Nurse Certification and see if it matches your needs. As a Holistic Nurse one can help others manage pain through safe and alternative methods