Editor’s note: In this guest article, RJ Burr discusses how to avoid opioids and surgery for back pain.
By RJ Burr, DC, Cert. MDT, CSCS
The Opioid Epidemic. I’m sure you’ve heard of it and it’s very likely you have a personal experience whether it’s you or someone you know who has been affected by the opioid crisis.
Per the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids.