Keyword(s): against opioids Lake Hallie and Chippewa Falls
Meta description: About 30 years ago, the medical community shifted how they thought pain should be addressed. “Pain is a 5th vital sign” became a rallying cry, and new medications were created to block pain… at all costs. It’s past time we take a stand against opioids. Lake Hallie and Chippewa Falls, WI.
About 30 years ago, the medical community shifted how they thought pain should be addressed.
“Pain is a 5th vital sign” became a rallying cry, and new medications were created to block pain… at all costs.
We now know that these medications created a never-before-seen healthcare epidemic.
In fact, we now know these drugs weren’t very good at addressing chronic pain in the first place.
What’s more, they require larger and larger doses to achieve an effect over time.
Why it Matters:
Taking a stand against opioids starts with us right here in the Chippewa Valley.
The data is clear.
People are looking for solutions for chronic pain that extend beyond a prescription. Reilly Chiropractic in Lake Hallie, WI is an excellent choice for a non drug form of pain relief management.
Nearly all primary healthcare organizations have now advocated for a non-pharmacological approach to pain care like the care we provide.
Did you know…
- Chronic pain is described as biopsychosocial, which means that it’s complex and has many dimensions.
- Over 40% of blogs relating to opioids are focused on people trying to find solutions “beyond the pill”.
- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and others have recommended that a non-pharmacological approach to chronic pain should be the first line of treatment.
Together, we in the Chippewa Valley can end the opioid crisis by breaking the cycle of chronic pain with natural and effective healthcare choices. Chippewa Falls, Lake Hallie, Altoona, and Eau Claire have numerous options for pain relief without the use of drugs or surgery.
Creating personalized, goal-oriented, and coordinated care plans is critical.
That’s why our practice starts each patient journey with a complete and thorough evaluation.
Our evaluations help us understand your history, your goals, and your current challenges.
This is the first step in creating a comprehensive, movement-based plan of care that can help you to find long-term relief from your chronic pain.