Treating Pain with Over-the-counter Painkillers Instead of Opioids


In an opioid epidemic that currently claims an average of 91 lives per day, there have been many paths to addiction. For some, it started with a fall or a sports injury, a trip to a nearby emergency room and a prescription for a narcotic pain reliever.  For others, addiction was fostered as a treatment for chronic unresolved pain. In an article written in the LA Times, new research underscores how tragically risky — and unnecessary — such prescribing choices may have been.

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What is Qigong?

Qigong is an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intentions.

Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention.

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