Pain has become a massive problem; one that affects 125 million Americans.
According to Consumer Reports, these individuals are spending close to $300 billion on pills, pot, procedures and natural remedies to find relief.
These numbers are fueling a national conversation about pain relief and how it should be addressed.
Are doctors responsible for the painkiller epidemic? Or, is it the patient’s fault?
What can be done to reduce the painkiller addition in our country?
Dr. Lillie Rosenthal, a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician in New York City, joins Dr. Susanne to discuss the importance of assessing the root causes of pain and exploring the best protocol for immediate and long-term relief.