Pain Management

South Jersey, We've Got Your Back

So far you've been smiling through your back pain, wondering how much more you can take. Take the first step toward living pain free. At Virtua, we've brought together Virtua Medical Group sports medicine and pain management specialists, Virtua credentialed orthopedic spine surgeons, and Penn Medicine neurosurgeons for the best possible outcomes for back-pain sufferers.

Call 855-847-8563 to talk to a Virtua personal health navigator who can connect you with the appropriate physician who can help assess your back pain, refer you to the appropriate specialists or programs, or provide the treatment you need.

4 Ways to Prevent Back Pain

When you're hurt, you still have to keep going, so the best thing to do is to stop back pain before it even starts.

Prevent back pain with these tips.
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More Americans Mixing Opioids With Sedatives

THURSDAY, Jan. 17, 2019 -- As if the opioid crisis wasn't already bad enough, new research shows a sharp rise in the number of Americans taking dangerous combinations of opioids and sedatives.

These sedatives, known as benzodiazepines, are prescribed for pain, insomnia and anxiety. And another class of similar medications, called Z-drugs, are also being taken with sedatives at alarming rates, the researchers found.

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