How Does Somatic Healing Help Chronic Pain?


One of the most significant contributors to addiction in the United States is the opioid epidemic. Millions of Americans have become addicted to prescription painkillers over the past 20 years. In fact, from 2002 to 2018, it is estimated that nearly 86% of people who were using heroin had previously used prescription opiates.Outside the meddling of prescription drug companies, addiction to opiates and other painkillers is nearly a direct result of suffering injury or chronic pain. The CDC estimates that almost 50 million adult Americans suffer from chronic pain, and the prescription medications used to treat such conditions are often highly [...]