Pain Medicine: Is it Skewing Your Priorities?

Pain Medicine: Is it Skewing Your Priorities?

I am in the luxurious position of spending most of my time doing exactly what I want to do. Of course, there are still toilets to clean, laundry, bills and taxes, but I love my day job and spend my free time cooking good stuff, doing yoga, practicing calligraphy and...
I’m Addicted But I’m Not An Addict

I’m Addicted But I’m Not An Addict

Looking at my schedule a few weeks ago, I saw that a new patient was coming in for a consultation to learn more about our Accelerated Opioid Detox (AOD). Detox means different things to different people. If you google the word, you’ll find references to various liquid...
My Doctor Refuses To Prescribe My Pain Medication!

My Doctor Refuses To Prescribe My Pain Medication!

John is a 60-year-old man who was the victim of a motor vehicle accident in 1996 that left him with multiple injuries, including skull, vertebral and other bone fractures. He was hospitalized for several weeks and basically had his entire face rebuilt and rods placed...