The path to opioid addiction often starts when a patient leaves the operating room. In fact, 1 out of 15 surgical patients goes on to long-term opioid use.
Orthopedic Surgeon Doctor Robert Belniak, with Starling Physicians, joined Good Morning Connecticut at Nine to talk about other options when it comes to controlling pain.
Knee pain affects are large portion of society. Belniak also discussed some the newest advancements in knee surgery.
For more information, watch the video above or go to www.starlingphysicians.com.