Feb 08, 2018 | abuse

Common Threads in Pain and Dependency

In this discussion, senior faculty members Heit and Gourlay reflect on some of the challenges resulting from the recent "decade of pain". Both the overuse of opioids and the solutions that have been proposed in response have led to changes in how we diagnose and treat this patient population. Chronic pain can be a lonely place for patient and practitioner, and there are many tools that can be engaged to help.