September 2017

AAOS offers Pain Awareness Month tips

The Rosemont, IL-based American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is marking September as Pain Awareness Month by offering comprehensive tips for safe and effective pain relief and safe disposal of prescription pain medications to help minimize opioid use and misuse.

Go to orthoinfo.org for advice on managing pain and prescription safety and to aaos.org for a physician toolkit on pain relief.

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- Emily Delzell

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