The Centeno-Schultz Clinic acknowledges the dangers of utilizing narcotics in managing chronic spine pain. These include addiction, tolerance requiring escalating doses. cognitive and behaviour changes and death. The Centeno-Schultz Clinic offers comprehensive spine care including facet and epidural injectionsunder x-ray, SI joint injections, prolotherapy and radiofrequency. Stem cell therapy is an alternative to traditional spinal surgery. Regenexx PL utilities platelet derived growth factors to enhance blood flow and reduce inflammation. Previous blogs have discussed the successful use of stem cells for spine pain.
Medication mix ups or mislabeled has potentially serious consequences.
Today the FDA has issued a warning that pills, tablets, or caplets of Percocet and eight other opioid products packaged by Novartis for Endo Pharmaceuticals may have been mixed up, with one drug being packaged as another.