Can Non-Pharmacological Treatments Replace Pain Medicines? Alternatives to Pain Medications

The opioid epidemic in the United States has affected more than 10.1 million Americans in the past year which is due to the overuse or misuse of pain prescription medications. The objective is to compare and contrast non-pharmacological treatments as alternatives to prescription opioids. Non-Pharmacological treatments such as yoga, eurythmy, and physiotherapeutic exercises provide safer alternatives to effectively reduce pain.