The burgeoning opioid epidemic has forced re-evaluation of use of opioids for long-term treatment of chronic pain, placing more emphasis on alternative and complimentary therapies. Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) may provide a much-needed alternative to opioid use for appropriate patients.
Chicago area medical facilities and hospitals are dealing with a shortage of injectable morphine, but there may be a silver lining as it means a move away from opioids. Evelyn Holmes explains. Evelyn: it's a part of the opioid crisis most are not know about the shortage of morphine.
Zulidany Cortez came to the emergency room at Amita Health Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook when she could no longer take the pain from a wrist she hurt moving furniture.