Detoxification Explained

For those that are dependent on opioid medications, the specter of detoxification can keep them from stopping the use of the drug. The body does experience side effects from the withdrawal of most opiates. However, the type of detox you undergo influences or sidesteps the withdrawal cycle. The fear of detox should not keep you from pursuing […]

Adjuvant Medications for Pain Management

Chronic pain and the use of narcotic pain medications are the leading cause of opiate dependency. Vicodin and Percocet are two of the most common medications prescribed to treat chronic and acute pain. Patients and physicians often think that narcotics are the only medications available to effectively treat pain. The longer a patient is on […]