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Opioids and Back and Neck Pain: OPAL Study – Exposing Biased, Flawed Research and Misleading Claims

Today in the media, I see a story on opioids and back and neck pain titled Opioids don’t help acute back and neck pain – and could be harmful, Australian research finds. Here’s the study summary the article refers to in the Lancetand I finally… Read More »Opioids and Back and Neck Pain: OPAL Study – Exposing Biased, Flawed Research and Misleading Claims

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People can taper off opioids without increasing pain. Except that’s a lie.

Study: Reducing Opioid Use for Chronic Pain With a Group-Based Intervention.  A Randomized Clinical Trial Ok, so here we go again. Another study, making headlines, where the researchers are making claims that their own study does NOT support.   The study’s authors are misrepresenting their results,… Read More »People can taper off opioids without increasing pain. Except that’s a lie.