Though awareness and changes in the law have meant a shift away from legally prescribed opiates as the main factor in our current substance abuse crisis, the fact remains:
“Historically, for up to three decades, the opioid crisis was being driven by prescription medications being provided for pain, including post-surgical pain, strains and work injuries,” Dr. Patrick Ensminger, a Trumbull County-based chiropractor who is chairman of the Ohio State Chiropractic Association Opioid Task Force, told another publication.
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Story excerpt provided by The Marietta Times.
Originally published September 27, 2018.