THE OPIOID CRISIS
ACUPUNCTURE AS AN ALTERNATIVE
Need pain relief but worried about
You are not alone.
The Problem of Opioid Addiction
about 10 percent of Oregonians suffer from back pain.
Many receive prescriptions for opioids, and some become addicted.
In 2012, more than 900,000 Oregonians received an opioid prescription."
Acupuncture Before Opioids Recommended
The American College of Physicians issues new guidelines recommend acupuncture, massage and other natural treatments like tai chi before opioid prescriptions for treating low back pain . Learn More
“Starting January 2016, the state will fund many of those back pain treatments” with acupuncture, massage and other treatments. (Tabitha doesn’t take Medicaid, but this is GREAT news for those that need treatment.) Learn more.