FDA Recognizes Prescription Pain Pill Dangers; Wants Limits on Most Prescribed Painkillers

In a major policy shift, the US Food and Drug Administration said in an online notice last month that hydrocodone-containing drugs should be subject to the same restrictions as other narcotic drugs like oxycodone and morphine. This is a welcome and overdue recognition of a problem that brings clients from all over the country to…

Addiction, Drug Abuse & Stigma – How This Fits With Chronic Pain

You may have recently read about Las Vegas entertainer Danny Gans whose untimely death was caused by “acute hydromorphone intoxication” and “chronic pain syndrome” according to the death certificate. The story is incomplete and may never be complete–but, clearly, this talented performer died as a result of taking a powerful painkiller, perhaps without a prescription.…

Pain and Addiction

At Las Vegas Recovery Center, our evidence-based inpatient Pain Recovery treatment program is grounded in helping clients establish the four points of balance by treating them physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. The physical aspect of our Pain Recovery treatment program consists of multiple modalities including chiropractic care, physical therapy, acupuncture, massage, yoga, personal training, chi…

All About Opiate Treatment

[video_lightbox_youtube video_id=”XDSVkITXqjE” width=”640″ height=”480″ auto_thumb=”1″] Las Vegas Recovery Center offers treatment to those who are addicted to opiates. Las Vegas Recovery Center also provides innovative and proven opiate-free pain treatment to those who seek an alternative method for treating pain. While we do not offer opiate pain treatment, we feel it is important to educate…