Can Opioids Make Pain Worse & How to Get Help

Can Opioids Make Pain Worse & How to Get Help

A patient shared this story and this question with me a few weeks ago: “For the past two years, I have been working with a pain management doctor to find a remedy for my back pain. I tried every treatment in the book from physical therapy, to ibuprofen, to...
Holidays and Sobriety: Make a Plan

Holidays and Sobriety: Make a Plan

I saw Loreen, age 32, in follow-up yesterday. She has now gone 20 days with no alcohol. Making Choices Based on Freedom For almost a year she was coming to our office regularly to get a Vivitrol shot to help her deal with her drinking. She had been very resistant to...