Prescription pill addiction & pain management
In 2011 a publication of two reports highlighting prescription pill addiction within the UK. Earlier this month the Department of health conducted the report to see the scale of the problem and was discussed at a summit of GP's shortly after the publications were released.
The main treatment for pain management is still opiate based prescription medication. Pain management in the NHS is through the use of opiate based medication and Gp's are only given pain medication and physiotherapy treatment to support patients.
In certain pain clinics in the UK the use of acupuncture EFT and pain management hypnosis is being used which is cheaper, effective and addresses each patients need individually which is better than building a tolerance to liver damaging opiate based medication.
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