March 13th, 2013

The 6 Smartest Ways to Beat Pain

By Logan Lafferty

Many wounded Iraq veterans have a tragedy in common: Their chronic pain led to pill dependency. It's a common side effect of pain potions…But there are other ways to tackle pain. "Usually the smartest plan is to start with the least invasive treatments and work up to more invasive treatments if the pain isn't going away," says Peter Dorsher, M. D., a pain-management specialist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Men’s Health by Carolyn Kylstra

Tags: chronic pain, Dr. Peter Dorsher, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, men's health, pain management, pill dependency, Wellness

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