40% of drug overdoses involve prescription drugs and painkillers
US accounts for the highest percentage of the worldwide population to use prescription drugs
Today 80% of drug addictions started with the misuse of prescription painkillers
there has been a diversification of the substances available on the drug markets but the non-medical use of pharmaceutical opioids has triggered new health threats & escalating drug disorders. In 2018, 67,367 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States, 70% of them involved opioids.
Electrotherapy seems to be one of the most promising substitutes to toxic and addictive painkillers. Since introducing the WellnessPro+ in 2007, ElectroMedical Technologies has been an innovation pioneer at the forefront of the alternative pain relief movement.