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mottswife, Community Member



September is pain awareness month! I hope we can all contribute in some way to help spread the word to help improve the access to quality care that, as chronic pain sufferers, we so desperately need.

posted 09/10/2009, comments (0)|

Destiny, Community Member


Looking for some help for my boyfriend who has CRPS Type I (also referred to as RSD).

Treatments include medication, physical therapy, psychological support, sympathetic nerve blocks, and or spinal cord stimulation. He's done everything but the spinal cord stimulation. I think he's afraid the doctor will make it worse. He had a... Read moreChevron


steve, Community Member

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Steve's left foot

Hello, I am a 43 year male who has been experiencing chronic pain for 31/2 years now.   My left ankle, and foot have severe nerve damage.  I had to have hardware put in because of foot drop and muscle atrophy.    I take high doses of Oxycontin, Oxycondon, and Lyrica.  I have tried to go back to work on several... Read moreChevron


LIFER, Community Member


Am I missing something? No one is listening!

My pain specialist is not listening. At first he/they were open and willing. Now, for some reason, they seem to be suspicious and uncaring..... almost scared, sometimes. They have insisted- and I MEAN inSISted!!- that I reduce my pain meds. I have been forced to reduce my oral meds by more than 70% over the past two months. Complaints... Read moreChevron


Vicky, Community Member


What to look for when shopping for a tens unit

Just wanted to share with you my experiense with the tens unit.

I bought an Experian Health Tens Unit online at Read moreChevron

posted 09/04/2009, comments (0)|

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