Opioid Crisis Drives Interest In Acupuncture for Alleviating Pain

Even as the medical community cuts back on opioid prescriptions and the public awakens to the addictive potential of those powerful narcotics, many chronic pain patients are seeking other options to manage their pain.

Increasingly, hospitals are including acupuncture as an option for reducing pain.

In our continuing 'Be Well' series on opioids, reporter Lecia Bushak explores acupuncture as an alternative treatment to manage pain.

 

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