New Rady Clinic to Fight Chronic Pain Without Opioids


A heel fracture suffered while running on the beach eventually left Jasper Neale with such chronic pain that even putting on a shirt was agony. But an innovative program at a New Jersey hospital showed the 17-year-old how he could get his life back without the use of opioid painkillers, and now Rady Children’s Hospital is planning to follow the same route to help patients on the West Coast. Bill as the first such effort in Southern California, the program, which launched Thursday morning, is a partnership between Rady and Children’s Specialized Hospital of New Jersey. Read more at