Thursday, December 18, 2014

People Who Are Living With Chronic Pain

mchelton

mchelton, Community Member

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Pain management

I have atrial fibrillation and as a result, cannot take NSAIDS because I'm on an anticoagulant. I had a second knee replacement in June and find that I ache a lot, longer than I did with the first replacement 6 years ago. I take Tramadol but fear in this climate of paranoia over prescription drug addiction that even that will be taken away... Read moreChevron

posted 12/10/2014, comments (0)|
Karen

Karen, Community Member

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Merrygoround

I have been living with chronic pain now for 10 years, lacinectomy, fusion l4-s1, fusion c4 c5, poly neuropathy, cervical headaches and now a buldging disk c5 c6. In the last year and maybe longer if I'm honest with myself I have endured emotional abuse from my husband of 19 years who is a unmediated bipolar/alcoholic. Things have gotten so bad... Read moreChevron
Scooter

Scooter, Community Member

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My prayers were answered...

I've been going to the same pain specialist for the last 11 years. At my appointment in Feb he told me he wasn't going to see pain patients anymore. He is closing his office at the end of May and is just going to see inpatient rehab patients. I totally freaked out. The only other pain specialist where I live doesn't believe in strong narcotics... Read moreChevron

Linda

Linda, Community Member

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I was dx with F.M. four years ago,(was aware of disc issues and osteo) PTSD -shooting.=anxiety. Learning disabilities.

osteo or arthritis?

Hi all,

  I have been diagnosed with degenitive disc disease in the thorasic, lumbar and cervical. I have fibromyalgia also. I get injections in my back every four weeks in the neck,shoulder's, as well as my lower back due to spasms/sciatica. I am post menapause as well, and am going to be 49 years old. I would like to share my... Read moreChevron

posted 03/13/2013, comments (0)|

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