What is the True Cost of Pain? – Part 1 of 6

To truly understand the cost of pain in America it helps to have some understanding of how many or us are suffering from chronic pain, what it is costing us to treat ourselves, the impact of the opioid crisis, and what alternatives to prescription opioids we have. This is the first in a 6-part series examining the Cost of Pain.

Cost of Pain - 80% in back pain

Did You Know?

Did you know that 80% of Americans will experience back pain in their lives? This alarmingly high number should be a clear sign that we need a better, opioid-free way to prevent and treat back pain, neck pain an other chronic pain conditions.

Did you also know that Dr. Merckling has 7 years of higher education and is a specialist in diagnosing and treating many forms of chronic back pain? As a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), Dr. Merckling should be your first line of treatment for pain to avoid unnecessary opioid prescriptions.

Stay Tuned for Part 2 of the Cost of Pain

In the next installment, we’ll look at how many Americans are currently suffering from chronic pain.

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