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  • 7 days ago

    Chronic Pain

    I have bee suffering with chronic pain in back for over 10 years. I have head neck surgery and two back surgeries. I cannot stand up straight and my knees are bent due to weakness. I was in the care of a pain doctor for most of these years and she was successful in diagnosing reason for my pain and referring me to a neurosurgeon and am currently seeing a neurologist. The spinal injections and local injections were not helpful and I am currently just suffering and ingesting ibuprofen and acetaminophen....
  • 16 days ago

    One card covers the whole family

    up to 80%, off both brand-name and generic drugs. One card covers the whole family, and can be used at over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide. http://snip.ly/gm1qnz
  • MRI reading.

    I need help with figuring out what my MRI report says. CLINICAL INDICATION: Lumbar pain, left-sided radiculopathy for two years. TECHNIQUE: Multiplanar, multisequence MR imaging of the lumbar spine without contrast. COMPARISON: None. FINDINGS: Disc desiccation. Mild intervertebral disc space narrowing L4-5 and L5-S1. There is 3 mm retrolisthesis L5 on S1. No compression deformity. Paraspinal soft tissues are grossly unremarkable. A retroverted uterus is incidentally noted. Conus medullaris is identified....
  • 17 days ago

    Loss of social contacts

    In the last two months my GP has told me to sign an amazingly intrusive pain management agreement. He says this is for chronic pain patients. My narcotic dose has been 3 prescriptions of 28 pills of 5-325 Hydrocodone in the last 12 months. My sever degenerative disk along with pinched nerves sometimes hurts really bad. I had no idea my GP was so afraid of the CDC that he has ruined my life. All my friends have disappeared, my neighbors hide from me, I no longer get invited out for a movie etc., since....
  • 21 days ago

    Chronic Pain

    I am looking for suggestions or info from anyone on pain. I am 57 yrs old and have degenerative disc disease, collapsed discs, scoliosis (recently developed), Rynards Syndrome, Thyroid issues, osteoporosis & osteoarthritis. I’ve had one back surgery & was just told that another surgery would probably not do much for my pain. I’ve been in 3 auto accidents, totaling all 3 vehicles each time. I had to be cut out of 2 of the vehicles with the jaws of life, fracturing my neck in one. None my fault....
  • 22 days ago

    A Voice for Pain Sufferers

    Too many doctors are either dropping pain patients or undermedicating them. Visit paincouncil.org to see how you can help insure that pain sufferers can have a better quality of life.
  • 23 days ago

    Husband in dire pain

    Husband has left over pain from shingles. Is there anything that will help?
  • 28 days ago

    save on med's

    up to 85%, off both brand-name and generic drugs. One card covers the whole family, and can be used at over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide. http://snip.ly/gm1qnz
  • 29 days ago

    Help for chronic pain

    My Neurologist prescribed an oil that I buy thru a compounding pharmacy. It’s called Diclofenac SOD 1.5 solution. It helps with back pain and arthritis pain in my hands. Ask your doctor about it and see if he / she thinks it would help you.
  • 1 month ago

    New to Cymbalta

    I was recently prescribed Cymbalta. I've been on 60mg for 3 weeks. I'm experiencing a bad flare up right now. Has anyone had success with Cymbalta?