There are many different pain treatments for the various types of pain. The therapies do not always work the same for each patient, so it is important to understand the risks and benefits of each one to make the choice that is right for you. Use this handout to learn more about available pain therapies.
The Choosing Wisely project was created to educate healthcare professionals and patients on when certain tests and treatments are necessary and when they are not. There are specific situations where opioids are appropriate and others in which they are not. Read this handout to learn more about when patients can take opioids and when they should not.