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  • 18 hours ago

    Pain management

    Long term back pain tried everything possible. Had to have surgery.It went bad now back pain degenerative disc disease. And nerve damage that is progressing. I have bin in pain management for over 12 years .they started me at 120mg roxicodone and 120mg methadone. I got about65% relief. 6 years ago they were given me 180mg roxicodone and only 80mg methadone.I am only getting about 50%relief now was told by my doctor that he can only give me 30mg roxicodone and 60mg methadone.with that I can not function....
  • 1 day ago

    Hurt my left rotator. shoulder over a month ago

    I hurt my left rotator cuff and shoulder area over a month ago which is causing unending excruciating pain. Because of the pain med scare, no doctor want to prescribe anything & I can't take Ibuprofen or like products. Tylenol, ice, heat does nothing. He sent me to PT after giving me a Cortisone shot, ( which did work,) and after seeing the PT my shoulder got worse. The pain is not in 1 area only. Even PT is confused. Next up MRI but in the meantime, I am in tears all day & night. Any....
  • 4 days ago

    Failing artificial disc replacement

    At 16 I hurt my l5/s1 by bending then twisting while lifting the end of a 200lb support beam. Did fine without surgery until 25, held off on surgery until 30. Opted for an artificial disc versus fusion as I was still a heavy equipment operator. I am now 41 and have recently started having much worse pain in low back with right side radiculopathy as well as two new spots, mid thoracic and c5 areas. Also now have 2 bone spurs on the anterior lumbar spine. Had pt, about to get epidural injections. Dr....
  • 5 days ago

    Numbness in leg

    This happens not very often but at the same time it kinda does. My leg will feel very numb for like hours and feels weird to walk. But there's no reason it was numb. But it tingles like often. My hand also feels as though there is electricity going through it. Also today weird bruise purplish/red colored bruise showed up. Not sure what it is looking for some ideas...
  • 12 days ago

    Whiplash

    I was rear ended 14 months ago from 40-50mph at a 0 stop. My rib cage pushed forward along with spinal whiplash and a broken arm. I take 2 6mile walks a week to help recovery was in bedrest for 6-7 months at home. Didn't receive any medical attention after signing her at waiver Injuires started to become apparent. After 2 miles into the walk my 4 pack feels churned or redmeat hammered and halfway the spine feels achy or halved. When I get home I'm able to contour back in bed or stretch myself....

  • 12 days ago

    Help, what's wrong with me?

    I've been dealing with chronic pain for as long as I can remember but it got extremely worse after I took thyroid medication that would hopefully help my hyperthyroidism. I went off it after I noticed an arthritic response and ever since, my pain has been excruciating and developed into a chronic pain issue that is not only related to joints. I've been to a rheumatologist, I've been to a doctor at a pain clinic, I've done PT for 5+ years, ice, heat, over the counter pain relief, prescription....
  • 13 days ago

    5 cervical surgeries and chronic neck pain and headaches

    I have had 5 neck surgeries. I now have 2 rods with 10 screws at the top of my neck and 2 plates with 8 screws at the bottom. I have severe headaches and neck pain daily and nightly. I have been to pain dr over the years. Had lots of injections, nerves burnt, nerves blocked but after the last surgery my pain keeps getting worse and worse. I have no quality of life because of the pain. Drs won’t use pain med. trying to survive on Tylenol. Omg
  • 15 days ago

    Will physiotherapy work for varicose vein?

    Hi, I am suffering from the varicose vein for several months. I have tried some treatments. But, nothing gave any pain relief. The doctors advised undergoing surgery for this. But Recently, I came to know about a physical therapy center in Mississauga( http://dynamicphysiotherapy.ca/services/ ) from one of my friends. She advised me to undergo physiotherapy treatments from there. She had undergone post-surgery rehabilitation from there due to an accident that occurred two years ago. I went through....
  • 16 days ago

    I have no idea what's wrong with me..

    Hey guys, I’m hoping that someone may be able to help me understand a pain that I’ve been having for 3-4 months now. I’m a 31 year old male. The pain is a stabbing/tender pain under my left pectoral muscle bordering on my armpit, and is there most of the time at varying degrees. At times it’s also accompanied by nausea (felt in my throat), occasional headaches, neck, shoulder and middle back pain. I also have ankle pain most of the time in both ankles and a bad right wrist (wrist is most likely from....
  • 17 days ago

    3 Year shoulder pain

    3 years ago during a football practice, I fell and landed on my shoulder. I was out the whole season and was never given an exact answer on what was wrong. The pain was in the rotator cuff area and the top of the shoulder by the deltoid. After months it finally calmed down and I ha domt range of motion and strength back. I thought I was fine but it turns out it wasn't gone. Whenever I get hit in the shoulder, fall and use my arm to brace the fall, throw my arm up in the air really fast, or get....