Can A "Smart" Pain Management System Be Alternative To Opioids For Chronic Pain?
11/4/2016 7:35:10 AM
Around 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. To complicate matters, millions are also struggling with opioid addiction, driving intensive efforts to find pain management alternatives.
“A lot of people are suffering from lower back pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, arthritis, diabetic nerve pain. These are people who have been dealing with pain for months or years,” said Frank McGillin, senior vice president and general manager of Consumer Health at NeuroMetrix in a phone interview. “One common thread is they’re not satisfied with their current level of relief, and they’re really looking for something that is drug-free.”
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