Michael H. Lowenstein, M.D., medical director of the Waismann Method, will be featured in a segment on Fox 5 News in San Diego tomorrow at 8:20 a.m. PT regarding the rise of opiate use in the workplace. Dr. Lowenstein is recognized as one of the country’s leading physicians specializing in chronic pain and addiction.
Board certified in addiction medicine, pain medicine and anesthesiology, Dr. Lowenstein has successfully performed the Waismann Method of Opiate Detoxification for over a decade. His expertise and experience in treating chronic pain and addiction have contributed to the continued advancement of the Waismann Method as a highly effective, safe and humane treatment for opioid dependence. Dr. Lowenstein has treated individuals from all over the world with some of the highest levels of opiate dependency. He has helped thousands of people suffering from prescription painkiller dependency return to their normal life and achieve a healthy lifestyle.
Performing the Waismann Method of Opiate Detoxification, Dr. Lowenstein carefully administers medications to reverse the physiological dependence on opiates, while addressing the symptoms of withdrawal. During the procedure, the patient experiences minimal conscious withdrawal, and is able to return home within days. Seventy-five percent of the prescription drug dependent patients who are treated with this procedure remain drug free after one year.