Avoiding Pain And Addiction After Sports-Injury Surgery


By Rich Holmes

Original Source: consumer.healthday.com

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — With opioid addiction soaring in the United States, it should come as good news that an opioid painkiller may not be needed after a sports-injury repair.

A mix of non-addictive medicines may be safer and equally successful in managing pain after shoulder or knee surgery, a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit indicates.

Concerned about the opioid abuse epidemic, doctors there tested…click here to continue reading