WCRI: Opioid Prescribing Down; Alt Pain Treatment Up
Sarasota, FL - (WorkersCompensation.com) – A new report shows that opioid prescribing rates for workers’ compensation claims is trending downward, following actions in several states to curtail the use of the drug and hopefully decrease the incidents of addiction as well.
The use of non-pharmaceutical alternatives to pain medicine are also on the rise, the report from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute found earlier this month.
According to the report, not only did ...
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