Forbes Magazine Feature: When Opioids Aren't Enough
Dr. Richard Deyo Interviewed
03/29/16 Portland, Ore.
In the wake of new guidelines for prescribing opioids, pain management has become a popular topic among health professionals and in news stories.
To weigh in on the subject, OHSU Family Medicine's chair of evidence-based medicine and avid pain-management researcher, Dr. Richard Deyo was interviewed by Forbes for When Opioids and NSAIDs Aren't The Answer For Relief of Chronic Pain, What Is?
In the interview, Dr. Deyo advocates for a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and appropriate physical activity, telling Forbes, "For my money, I think the most likely successful treatment of chronic pain is some combination of the exercise interventions and things like cognitive behavioral therapy."