Understanding Chronic Pain And Its Treatments

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Heard On The Morning Show
pain management chart in a hospital
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People who suffer from chronic pain hurt every day, and some of them take opioids to make life more bearable. The National Institutes of Health is embarking on an initiative to better understand chronic pain to help curb the opioid epidemic. Our guest is a Wisconsin doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating pain.

Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Dr. Alaa Abd-Elsayed Guest