Do you suffer from headaches? If so, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that up to 50% of people deal with headaches each year. While an occasional headache is nothing more than a nuisance, when they become chronic, you can experience challenges at home and at work and you might even experience depression. The good news is, it may be easier than you think to find relief from your headache pain.
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The opioid epidemic is one of the deadliest drug crises in our recent history. In the United States it’s estimated that over 2 million people have a problem with opioid abuse and nearly 50,000 people die each year due as a result. How did we get here? Well, in the 1990s, pharmaceutical companies began aggressively marketing these drugs to healthcare professionals, and in America’s case, to the public. Combine that lobbying with the strong pain killing nature of these medications, and it’s easy to see how so many people are at risk of slipping into addiction.
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At last, many top healthcare organizations are taking a stand against the prescription of opioids for treating back pain. The American Pain Society, Harvard Health, and the American College of Physicians have all recommended that people suffering from back pain seek conservative care options, such as Chiropractic, before taking any medications. What’s more, their stance is supported by decades of research that showcases the effectiveness of Chiropractic techniques – adjustments, rehabilitation, and soft tissue work – for relieving pain without the dangers and risks of drugs.
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When people work together as a team towards a common goal, each individual member is able to focus on their strengths. Great communication is perhaps the most important hallmark of a great team. High-level communication is the key that allows everyone to bring their specific skills and talents together to achieve more than they ever could alone. Great teams also exist outside of sports and business…have you thought about your healthcare team lately?