Male doctor assesses male patient for possible hyperalgesia symptoms

What You Need to Know About Hyperalgesia

Physicians commonly prescribe opioids to treat pain, with more than 17 percent of Americans filling at least one opioid prescription in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet few people realize that prolonged use of opioids can actually make pain worse. A condition called opiate-induced hyperalgesia remains relatively misunderstood by patients and physicians. Here’s what…

Pills spilling out of a prescription bottle. Prescription opioid dependence and addition can require medical detox.

U.S Medical Community Unites Against Painkiller Abuse

Prescription Painkiller Abuse The Opioid Crisis BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015,/PRNewswire/ — As the rate of prescription painkiller abuse skyrockets in the United States. Aa coalition of 27 medical groups have banded together to address this serious threat to public health. The Waismann Method Medical Group applauds their efforts to reinvigorate the fight against…