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Painkillers: An Athlete’s Dirty Little Secret

Prescription painkiller abuse is one of the dirty little secrets of professional sports. It hides behind the scandals of muscle-building steroids. Types of painkillers like Vicodin and Percocet are keeping players with chronic injuries and pain in the game. Athletes are among the most at-risk individuals when it comes to they type of  addiction. The measures taken to strengthen their bodies or recovering from serious injuries introduces this risk while attempting to increase performance. When the rehabilitation period