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Chronic Back Pain Sufferers and Pain Management Group

Just a group to help each other with our back pain, and the medications and other therapies that can help us live with the best quality of life possible.

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Anyone relate? My 'Medical Purgatory' This letter is for anyone interested in how the enormous complexities of Intervertebral Disk Disease and the current standard of care can leave a severe chronic pain patient stuck in 'medi...
TwinsMommma | Last answer
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I have been told there is nothing that can be done for me. All the doctors can find is arthritis, degenerative bone disease, bulging disc--they say not bad enough for surgery--I have had injections, tests to determine if burning nerves w...
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Hi! I've been on oxy ir 30mg 5 times a day, opana er 40mg every 8 hours and gabapentin 300mg 3 times a day. My pm doctor just added the Butrans 10 mg patch to be worn in addition to this. I'm confused cause my pharmacist and all I have...
Carmalon | Last answer
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My 'Medical Purgatory' This letter is for anyone interested in how the enormous complexities of Intervertebral Disk Disease and the current standard of care can leave a severe chronic pain patient stuck in 'medical purgatory': ...
TwinsMommma | Posted
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This is my very first forum or question EVER submitted on Internet. I have been so torn up since I received THE CERTIFIED LETTER from my pain doctor. First guys, I must admit I was kicked out for my own fault, so please don't be too hard...
Carmalon | Last answer
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Hi, I have terrible pain for degenerative disc disease in my spine. It is in my C-spine, L-spine and S-spine. I am in pain all day but it is worst in the morning. I take Tramadol now. I can no longer take NSAIDs due to Stage 3 Kidney f...
zigsmom | Posted
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Hi to All, Just found this group and wanted to introduce myself. I have suffered from back pain since 1998, had laminectomy which didn't help. I have tried many kinds of therapies, treatments, and meds through the years trying to "live"...
conniegal | Posted
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What pain medications are you currently taking? I'm currently taking Methadone 10 mg.tablets / 2 tablets 3 times daily / 6 tablets daily maximum / 180 tablets prescribed monthly. Oxycodone 20mg. tablets / 2 tablets 3 times daily...
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What's your current pain level from 1 thru 10, with 1 being the least and ten being the most pain?????
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My Mom feel down a flight of stairs 21 years ago and after having surgery which involved placing rods & screws in her lower back and then another surgery to remove them, she has suffered chronic lower back pain ever since. She suffers al...
elenas_mom | Posted
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You must be knowing this exercise. However, as it is important I am posting the same. Hip Stretches Stretching the piriformis can help heal problems with the tailbone. The most popular piriformis stretch involves lying on your ba...
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Hi, This is Nishant Shah from India. Even I have developed a mild bulge in my L4-L5 and L5-S1 and it compresses my Sciatic nerves. I am grateful, that in my case it got detected very early, as I had been taking pain killers, but t...
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I have! I'm the one who started it though!
shinty | Last answer
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i just wondering what meds work best for chronic back pain caused by scar tissue that grew around a nerve root?
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