Kristin Stalker is a Nurse Practitioner at Albany and Saratoga Center for Pain Management.
With fatal overdoses from prescription pills quadrupling since 1999, the Centers for Disease Control has issued new guidelines for doctors for prescribing opioid pain killers.
In an effort to curb the widespread abuse of opioids, the Centers for Disease Control released a recommendation to doctors on Tuesday to find non-opioid alternatives before turning to narcotics for chronic pain.
According to the National Institutes of Health, back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives. In fact, Americans see their doctors for low back pain more than any other reason except the common cold and flu.
The Albany and Saratoga Centers for Pain Management are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Priti Vohra to its Saratoga office. A graduate of The New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM), Dr. Vohra completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Nassau University Medical Center with a Fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at UMDNJ – Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Newark, NJ.