Opiates are an effective way to treat and manage pain. But when dependence is developed, detoxification is often necessary. Outpatient detoxification is best done at a pain management center like Carolinas Center for Surgery.
Pain Management of Outpatient Detoxification
Our Outpatient Detoxification Program
While opiates are effective at dulling pain, they are also effective at stripping your body’s ability to produce its own natural painkillers, called “endorphins.” When you lose this ability to fight off pain naturally — and combine it with a growing tolerance for the opiates — it’s easy to develop a dangerous dependency.
Painkillers can bring a host of unpleasant side effects, including:
- Clouded thinking
Detoxification at our pain management center in Jacksonville is an outpatient program that doesn’t require a hospital stay. You’ll be helped through a safe withdrawal process with the assistance of one of our pain management specialists with no general anesthesia required.
Our outpatient detoxification program will have you returning to work, family — and your life — safely.