Pain Management Community
I am in the middle of a fight...
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to pain management, chronic pain, arthritis, back pain, cancer, headaches, movement disorders pain, and muscle pain.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

I am in the middle of a fight...

Of who is at fault for my workman's comp injury. Meanwhile, my spine surgeon doesn't want to keep writing scripts for pain so he referred me to Pain Management. WC doesn't want to send me for the whole multidisciplinary thing before knowing if the surgery will or won't be approved. The PM doc isn't going to write scripts for an individual who doesn't participate in their "whole" treatment". Its not that I don't want to, I just can't without approval. So... that leaves me in quite a pickle as what to take for pain. I am used to taking 1-2 7.5 mg Hydro/APAP TID. Well, now, I have nothing. I am allergic to NSAIDS however at this point will try anything! I have tried Ibu... nothing. Aleve...nothing. Tylenol... nothing. Percogesic... nothing. I don't know what else I can do. Help!
Tags: Pain, Vicodin
Related Discussions
Avatar_f_tn
Did you tell your surgeon about the decision of the pain mgmt dr?  I do not know what the disciplanary ? is that you mentioned.  He should at least be able to give you something until the PM makes a decision.  WC rules are different depending on what State you are in.  Your best chance is to be honest with your regular dr.  I get my meds from my regular unless the PM tries something else.  If you were real desperate, and I am sure you are.  I would be, you can find an online pharmacy that have there own drs, you pay a good price for it but again, desparate?  I have been taking vicodin for so long and when the PM gave me a pain patch, I realized that maybe the vicodin didn't work as well as I assumed it did, however, when you have to be on your toes and driving, the patch is difficult because you aren't in control of when it wants to be it's strongest.  I wish I could give you information.  You can request WC to change dr after you have made the attempt and are not satisfied
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Pain Management Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pain Answerers
7721494_tn?1408157057
Blank
philnoir
Four Corners, CO
535089_tn?1400677119
Blank
Mollyrae
WI
1855076_tn?1337118903
Blank
marycarmel
MA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
trixy71
8976007_tn?1400955760
Blank
Jinx_777
3112530_tn?1342559764
Blank
TheMadMan
Long Beach, CA