Narcotic Pain Medications and Chronic Pain
What if we were to tell you that narcotic pain medications like oxycodone, hydrocodone, and morphine can actually worsen your chronic pain? Not that great of news, huh?
Studies have found that to be the case.
“A brief treatment with a pain killer, like morphine, doubled the duration of chronic pain.”
Let’s talk about the things we knew about narcotic pain medication prior to this finding.