Opioids: Pain Management

Prescription opioids treat certain types of pain. Talk to you doctor about different treatment options.

Other pain management options

Young adults in yoga class

Yoga

Yoga combines breathing techniques, physical poses, and mediation or relaxation.

 

Woman therapist performing manual therapy on a man's shoulder

Chiropractic

Chiropractic care adjusts the spine and other parts of the body.

 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Diagram: Thoughts/Emotions/Behaviors/Physical Sensation

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps people change thinking to improve behavior or mood.

 

Therapist treating a man's knee injury

Physical therapy

Physical therapy treats pain through movement, hands-on care, and patient education.

 

Male massage therapist massaging calf muscle

Massage therapy

Massage therapy involves the manipulation of soft tissue for health-related issues.

 

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture usually uses thin needles to stimulate points on the body.

 

Young African American man mediating in park

Meditation

Meditation and relaxation uses mind and body connections to create a feeling of calm.

 

Finding and choosing a pain clinic

Visit our consumer guide to pain clinics in Wisconsin.

Last Revised: August 21, 2018