Approximately 72,000 people died in 2017 from drug overdoses, more than the total of deaths from the Vietnam War. Opioids that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opiods such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, and many others. If you are suffering from musculoskeletal or nerve pain, seek out the care of a chiropractor or acupuncurist which are much safer, non addictive and proven successful treatments for these conditions. When your see your MD , if prescribed an opioid, ask the question " do I really need this and is it addictive?" Call us, we are here to help.