Prevention

Non-Opioid Treatments

There are many methods to treat chronic pain other than Opioids. Some may find that over counter (OTC) medications such as Ibuprofen (Motrin), Acetaminophen (Tylenol), and Aspirin (Bayer) are sufficient. However, for those who still struggle with pain management and require more intense therapy, there are still alternative options.

Physical Therapy

Effective for chronic low back pain and fibromyalgia. 

Acupuncture

Effective for chronic neck pain, chronic low back pain, chronic headache, and fibromyalgia.

Exercise

Effective for chronic low back pain, chronic neck pain, knee and hip osteoarthritis, and fibromyalgia.

Safe Disposal

Craven County residents are encouraged to protect their families and the community by safely disposing of unused or expired medications at one of the medication drop box locations. Click here for more information on safe disposal and drop box locations in Craven County.