Breaking Down the Options for Pain Management Without Opioids

This AI-PAMI Patient & Caregiver Presentation on “Breaking Down the Options for Pain Management Without Opioids” is presented by Justin Mann, MD, D. ABA, double board-certified in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Mann presents on options for interventional pain management. Dr. Mann breaks down our understanding of pain and common pain conditions. He also provides an overview of opioids and the statistics related to the opioid epidemic. He then describes the many treatment options to consider for pain management, which may be helpful in starting a conversation with your health care provider.

Table of Contents

  • What is pain?
  • What are opioids?
  • What other pain treatments are available?
  • Conservative pain treatment, medications, procedures, surgery
  • What should I do if I have pain?
  • Conclusions