Search:

Type: Posts; User: chompers23

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    42
    Views
    38,540

    Severe Side Effects

    Hi,
    I probably had the worst possible side effects, actually they were so bad I was tested for MS.
    Vertigo, vision problems, more burning pain, memory loss, number recognition, hearing...
  2. Replies
    21
    Views
    5,897

    As someone in the medical industry I can say ALL...

    As someone in the medical industry I can say ALL drugs are promoted this way.
    They sit down with the physician who tells them how much generic/label he can prescribe (the insurance co is usually on...
  3. I would suggest trying the alignment (as...

    I would suggest trying the alignment (as suggested) and looking up trigger points. Personally I have them everywhere.
    Once you know where to press you can relieve some of the pain. I also did some...
  4. Thread: Desk

    by chompers23
    Replies
    2
    Views
    1,247

    Desk

    Hi,

    I'm wondering if anyone has had success getting a up and down desk approved? Sitting is unbearable for me.

    Thank you!
  5. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,700

    I have tethered cord, before I was diagnosed I...

    I have tethered cord, before I was diagnosed I went in to see a massage therapist who used to be a chiro... she had a thing at her house. Anyway went 2 times a week for massage and then she would...
  6. Replies
    13
    Views
    8,354

    @ Thatguy2010- totally understand what you are...

    @ Thatguy2010- totally understand what you are saying, I am at a rehabilitation hospital...
    This guy who did this... he was ALL of the above that you describe... that is why I was so shocked!
  7. Replies
    0
    Views
    1,017

    Med Adjustment

    Well I spoke too soon...

    I just started (last week) morphine ER 20mg, then 3 immediate 15mg. I am also up to 900mg of Neurontin.
    I went back to work and started doing things normally, and I was...
  8. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,700

    I live in Chicago, so yes. I will be staying...

    I live in Chicago, so yes.
    I will be staying with them now, and after surgery (that is yet to be scheduled)

    I am happy too! Finally a glimpse of a "normal" life after 2 1/2 years of hell
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,700

    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

    Hi Everyone,

    Thought I would share my experience with their pain clinic, if anyone is in Chicago and would like to check this place out.

    If anyone read my last post, my doctor refused to...
  10. Replies
    55
    Views
    12,317

    I think I understand what you are trying to say....

    I think I understand what you are trying to say.
    I have hidden my pain issues for 2 years, until now. It has gotten so bad I had to tell my boss I can no longer work. I am working part time, and we...
  11. Hi Patty, Sorry this happened to you!

    Hi Patty,
    Sorry this happened to you!
  12. Replies
    13
    Views
    8,354

    Thanks Marcia. Ah see this is the kicker, this...

    Thanks Marcia.
    Ah see this is the kicker, this happened last week Thursday, my surgical consult (1st one!) is tomorrow, so Thursday, and my appointment with this guy (pain) is not until the 2nd week...
  13. Thread: Nucynta

    by chompers23
    Replies
    45
    Views
    69,027

    Thought I would add my experience in case anyone...

    Thought I would add my experience in case anyone ever wants to try this drug.

    I was prescribed this after Norco, since it was making me very itchy.
    Unfortunately did not work for me. I was on...
  14. Replies
    13
    Views
    8,354

    Ugh!!!! Okay- so this is where my confusion comes...

    Ugh!!!! Okay- so this is where my confusion comes from- if you do a simple Google search on tethered cord, it will say "severe pain" ... which is what I have. So I have diagnosis and medical data...
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    8,354

    Hi, Nope- I only had 1 person giving me the...

    Hi,
    Nope- I only had 1 person giving me the meds.
    The neurosurgeon I am seeing has a partner, who is friends with my boss- and also is a neurosurgeon (but does not specialize in tethered cord)...
  16. Replies
    47
    Views
    75,570

    Hi, I am on 300mg on Neurontin a night for...

    Hi,
    I am on 300mg on Neurontin a night for tethered cord, I was having pretty bad nerve pain in my left leg. The pain got substantially better after 7 days of 300mg. I am on it 2 weeks now, and am...
  17. Replies
    13
    Views
    8,354

    I have accepted the misdiagnosis part... so...

    I have accepted the misdiagnosis part... so frustrating to have someone just leave you stranded like that.
    Mind you I have to work and actually function!

    But you are right- they work for me... ...
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    8,354

    Dumped by pain management physician

    Hi Everyone,

    I am a total loss.

    After living my life in severe pain for the last 2 years and having numerous injections I developed a new symptom- numbness in my left leg.
    I went to see a new...
Results 1 to 18 of 18