Medical Research Findings: Reducing Opioids After Back Surgery

Medical Research Findings: Reducing Opioids After Back Surgery

Many people will need back surgery at some point in their lives and figuring out the right amount of opioid pain medication to prescribe patients so they don’t have a bunch of pills left over – is trickier than you think. We’re tackling this issue today with doctors trying to drive important change including Spine…

As Seen on ABC7 News: Dr. Christopher Good Shares Research Findings on Opioid Study

As Seen on ABC7 News: Dr. Christopher Good Shares Research Findings on Opioid Study

In light of the DEA’s recent National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 28, 2022, ABC7 News highlights new research studies from spine surgeons at VSI that uncover groundbreaking research that will help set new prescription guidelines to protect surgery patients from risks of opioid addiction and overdose. Dr. Good shares the research outcomes…

As Featured On DC News Now: VSI Doctors Tackle Opioid Epidemic Head-On

As Featured On DC News Now: VSI Doctors Tackle Opioid Epidemic Head-On

According to the CDC, over 140,000 people died from opioid overdose in 2021. That’s an increase of over 24,000 from the year before. With the issue continually increasing, VSI’s team of doctors conducted their own research to decrease the amount of prescription opioids being put into the streets. Dr. Christopher Good, President and Spine Surgeon…

As Seen On ABC7 News: Dr. Good Features Groundbreaking Research To Reduce Post-Surgical Opioid Use

As Seen On ABC7 News: Dr. Good Features Groundbreaking Research To Reduce Post-Surgical Opioid Use

In anticipation of the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day ABC7 highlights two new research studies from spine surgeons at VSI that uncover groundbreaking research that will help set new prescription guidelines to protect surgery patients from risks of opioid addiction and overdose. Dr. Christopher Good shares the research VSI spine surgeons have uncovered…