With on-going opioid crisis, alternative pain solutions becoming more favorable

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SEATTLE, Wash. -- With the on-going opioid addiction crisis, there's a new focus on alternative pain solutions. Some of these methods? Acupuncture, tai chi, yoga, music therapy, massage and mindfulness.

KOMO's Taylor Van Cise spoke with Heather Tick, a professor of integrative pain medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, about her paper deeming these methods as prescribed treatment to treat different types of pain. (Click the picture above to hear the audio).

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