A 2017 white paper from the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, section one of this report reviews the current status of medical pain management and the nature of the pain crisis in America. Section two reviews evidence for the effectiveness of non-pharmacological pain treatments, and section three provides recommendations for policy makers and stakeholders on how to change how pain is treated in the United States.
Funding Source: Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health
Evidence-based Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Comprehensive Pain Care: The Consortium Pain Task Force White Paper
A review of the evidence for effectiveness of non-opioid treatments for pain and a call for action to support alternative treatments and integrative care