In this first segment, Dr. Chen discusses public perception of opioids for treating chronic pain and what opioid-based pain medication is meant for.
When used responsibly opioid-based medication can be very beneficial for a patient suffering from chronic pain. In this segment, Dr. Chen outlines what responsible use looks like.
In his closing segment, Dr. Chen addresses the dangers that exist if patient access to opioid-based pain medications were limited or inhibited. Treating patients who have debilitating chronic pain, he knows what the benefits and the risks are.