Published on September 29, 2020

Drug Free Pain Management

With the opioid epidemic still on the rise, drug-free pain management options are becoming a hot topic. Depending on a patient’s condition, location of pain, and its severity, there may be safe and effective options for pain management besides prescription medication. 

Drug-free pain management options include: 

  • Acupuncture
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Tai Chi
  • Cold and heat
  • Exercise
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Meditation, mindfulness, and breathing exercises
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Yoga

To contact Ephraim McDowell Walk in & Primary Care, call (859) 236-3208.