100 Million Americans get Improper Treatment of Chronic Pain

January 14, 2015 10:27 AM

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100 Million Americans get Improper Treatment of Chronic Pain

Around 100 million Americans, which is equal to 31 percent of the entire population, suffers from chronic pain. Recently, National Institute of Health formed a board to tackle the current situation of chronic pain.

The panel discovered that majority of the patients of chronic pain do not receive proper treatment. Approximately 5 to 8 million chronic pain patients use unnecessary opioids to manage their pain for long duration.

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