The Chiropractor's Role in the Opioid Crisis
Includes a Live Event on 02/15/2022 at 1:00 PM (EST)
The opioid crisis has continued to be a part of our lives and the pandemic has resulted in a surge in misuse and death. Chiropractors provide treatment methods that have been shown to reduce the initiation of opioids and reduce pain. This discussion will focus on steps and practices that chiropractors can take to be part of this solution and be part of the team to reduce pain and improve function.
- Define your role as a key provider in the team to reduce opioid use and improve patient pain levels
- Prepare to communicate with various stakeholders about opioid use and how you can help
- Illustrate how you can become an effective non-opioid solution to the opioid crisis
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Mark Williams, DC
The Hartford, Disability and Workers' Compensation
Dr. Mark S. Williams is a chiropractic physician and medical director with The Hartford Insurance Company. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic. He is board certified in occupational health and applied ergonomics and has worked in the disability and workers’ compensation insurance industry since 2000. He has earned an MBA from the University of Southern Maine. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association Council on Occupational Health. He serves as chair of the advisory committee for the ACA Opioid Task Force and is also a committee member of the Medical Issues, as well as the Disability and Return to Work Committees of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC).
Eric Roseen, DC
Eric J. Roseen, DC, MSc is an assistant professor of family medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and director of the Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Disparities at Boston Medical Center.
Dr. Roseen is a chiropractor and chronic disease epidemiologist. His research is focused on the epidemiology of common musculoskeletal conditions, effectiveness of nonpharmacologic therapies for low back pain, and implementation of effective pain treatments in underserved communities. This work has aimed to provide evidence to inform policies that influence how musculoskeletal pain is managed in primary care settings.
Dr. Roseen completed a clinical internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth and has since practiced in multi-disciplinary primary care and rehabilitative settings. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. He received his MSc degree in epidemiology from the Boston University School of Public Health.
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