It makes a difference when your physician is trained to truly listen. To pay more attention to you than your chart. To take the time to get to know you as a whole person.
DOs believe there’s more to good health than the absence of pain or disease. We strive to help patients be truly healthy in mind, body and spirit. We don’t see patients. We see people.
For the majority of patients, opioid treatment provides short-term pain relief after surgery, during recovery from an injury or when pain from illness becomes incapacitating. But a small number of people become addicted to opioids, even when taking them as prescribed. Learn who is at risk and how to spot signs you or a loved one might be in trouble.