Study links chronic low back pain and illicit drug use in patients in community setting

Study links chronic low back pain and illicit drug use in patients in community setting

Adults with chronic low back pain in the United States were more likely to use marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine and were also more likely to have a current prescription for pain-relieving opioid analgesics than adults without chronic low back pain, according to investigators.

Source: Healio

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