• UPC News
  • Referrals
  • Insurance Info

Chronic pain patients say opioid crackdown is hurting them

Chronic pain patients say opioid crackdown is hurting them

Jim Watkins, 59, lives with chronic pain brought on by osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, and controls the symptoms with daily doses of tramadol, an opioid medication. Because of an opiod crackdown, he now undergoes questioning about his opioid use that he regards as just short of harassment.

Jim Watkins, 59, lives with chronic pain brought on by osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, and controls the symptoms with daily doses of tramadol, an opioid medication. Because of an opiod crackdown, he now undergoes questioning about his opioid use that he regards as just short of harassment.

Read More