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Cerebral Palsy Patients at Higher Risk of Receiving Opioid Prescriptions

April 20, 2023


Read time:

5-15 mins
Prescription Pad
Presented by Health Lab

Adults with cerebral palsy receive more opioid prescriptions, but is this an appropriate way to manage their pain? Daniel Whitney, Ph.D., the study’s lead author, discusses the complexity of the pain structure for patients dealing with cerebral palsy and why relying solely on opioids may not be a good idea.

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