The popular star from numerous movies and television shows from the 1980s has decided to use his fame to discuss issues facing modern society on the public television series “Informed” with Rob Lowe. The show has discussed a wide range of topics that many people would find interesting or educational. One of the most recent episodes highlights back pain, one of the most common medical complaints in the healthcare community today.
While there has been a tremendous amount of advancement made in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous medical conditions, certain problems remain more common than others. Without a doubt, back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit the doctor. There are numerous reasons people might have back pain ranging from a slipped disc to direct trauma and everything in between. Treatment options range from medications to injections and even surgery. More importantly, back pain is one of the leading reasons of opioid and narcotic prescription. These are effective pain relievers but also highly addictive and can lead people to make poor decisions. There is a careful balance between treating this debilitating symptom and over-prescribing dangerous medications. All of these issues are discussed on the latest episode of “Informed” with Rob Lowe.
“Informed” with Rob Lowe is a popular public television series that is carefully reviewed to ensure it meets quality standards prior to being distributed to national partners for a wider broadcast. The show has received numerous awards and accolades in recognition of its work.