The week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Dr. Ankur Dave to discuss chronic pain management. Dr. Dave, a pain management specialist with Amita Health, focuses his practice on helping patients overcome chronic pain without the use of opioids, and he breaks down the key pillars that are necessary to do so. With the chronic pain epidemic that has spread throughout the U.S., the opioid addiction rate has reached its highest numbers to date. It is Dr. Dave’s mission to help educate the public on what they can do to better-manage and alleviate their chronic pain without facing the risk of addiction that accompanies prescription opioids. Check out all of the details in this week’s episode, and be sure to follow Dr. Dave on Twitter!