A growing epidemic
Most of the time, addiction starts out as a solution to pain. This is what happened to Heath Erlandson after suffering an injury. His father and son tell the story of how his life went from one of joy and promise, to one of addiction and pain. This is a story that happens in every community.
The Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin, and its members, have taken the problem of opioid abuse head on. It is our goal to make Chiropractic care the first treatment option for people dealing with acute or chronic pain.
State of Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has made prescription painkiller abuse a priority. Learn more about his efforts at their website below.
Dose of Reality
Costing the United States lives and money...
The president has authorized a $1.1 billion initiative to combat addiction with new medications. And release of new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that long-term use of opioids as medically unsound..
There are many alternatives to prescription drug use when dealing with acute or chronic pain. Click below to read an article on the effectiveness of Chiropractic care when compared to prescription drugs.
After the pain... they're just killers
The first line of treatment before addictive drugs!