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NSPC Doctor Podcast: Responsible Medication Management for Treating Chronic Pain

Many people today still have a misunderstanding about what pain management entails, particularly the use of opioid medications as part of treatment plans. It’s a topic that could use some clarification from an expert and, in this podcast, Dr. Ali El-Mohandes enlightens us about medication management for treating chronic pain.

Responsible Medication Management

Dr. El-Mohandes explains how pain medicines are used responsibly as part of pain management and shares insights on the following questions:

  • What are opioids?
  • How and when are they integrated into a treatment plan?
  • What are some of the myths or misconceptions about opioid use?
  • How would you address a patient who was concerned about becoming dependent on pain medication?

We hope you’ve enjoyed this National Spine & Pain Centers podcast. We invite you to reach out to us for an appointment if you, your friend or family member is seeking relief from chronic pain and needs an expert to implement a responsible medication management plan. We have some of the very best board-certified pain physicians in the nation, with over 30 convenient locations for you to choose from.