Pain-medicine alternatives to opioids

Heather Tick, a professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author of a consortium pain task force white paper calling for a reform in pain treatment to elevate acupuncture, massage, tai chi, yoga, therapeutic touch, mindfulness and other nonpharmacological options. Tick also addresses the importance of a diet that reduces inflammation. 

Tick discusses the topic in this downloadable video segment

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