Vail health column: With pain management, the solution is in the story

14th December, 2015 by

By Krista Driscoll

Would it make sense to wait for the engine to blow before adding oil? Of course not! We would acknowledge the warning signs: an illuminated check-engine light, the smell of burnt oil or a puddle under carriage. We know from these cues to look for the source — a worn gasket, a leaky valve, a missing cap. Treat the underlying issue, and disaster is averted.Why don’t we follow this same logic when it comes to our health? The common approach to health care is equivalent to adding oil once the engines blown. The blown engine is pain. It is when …

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