Pain Specialist Doctor Discusses Different Ways To Treat Chronic Pain In light of a new study that finds non-opioid painkillers are just as effective as opioids in treating certain types of chronic pain, Dr. Ajay Wasan, professor and vice chair for pain medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, answers questions from listeners about opioids and chronic pain.
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Pain Specialist Doctor Discusses Different Ways To Treat Chronic Pain

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Pain Specialist Doctor Discusses Different Ways To Treat Chronic Pain

Pain Specialist Doctor Discusses Different Ways To Treat Chronic Pain

Pain Specialist Doctor Discusses Different Ways To Treat Chronic Pain

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In light of a new study that finds non-opioid painkillers are just as effective as opioids in treating certain types of chronic pain, Dr. Ajay Wasan, professor and vice chair for pain medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, answers questions from listeners about opioids and chronic pain.