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how do i change my state? i live in Niles, Ohio not IL

i can;t read my notifications. i have seven of them how do i read them?

posted 3 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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Cryotherapy

I'm wondering how successful or not it is, how long relief lasts and any other information on it that may help someone decided if it's worth trying.

posted 8 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

Sorry I don't know either. I've never heard of it.,there have been small studies re cold laser therapy & CP , but don't know about cryotherapy &… read more

posted 5 days ago
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Did you know? That you can now get "Pregabalin" through your doctor then collect it over the counter? Well, you can in New Zealand.

I went to the doctors about 2 weeks ago now and found that I can now get "Pregabalin" through my doctor not a specialist order.

The last time I tried Pregabalin it was through my specialist and I needed a special authority number this could take weeks or even months, this resulted in me going through tremendous painful and agonizing withdrawals because it just took too long to go through… read more

edited, originally posted 9 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

MargaretDrumheiser,
Years ago after losing all my medications and doctors due to loss of insurance I sought treatment for the withdrawals and landed… read more

posted 8 days ago
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Question about an MRI

I went to the doc the other day i wanted to get an MRI on my lower back the doc told me that i have to have an x-ray first (which i understand that) then she said i needed to take 6 weeks of physical therapy then i could get an mri i have cervical stenosis and myelopathy. Is it standard to have physical therapy before getting an mri

posted 11 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

Go to your primary, they will be able to order the MRI;s. If they cant, go find a new Ortho and they can order the MRI’s

posted 1 day ago
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I live in Caseyville IL. Does anyone know of a pain management doctor that takes Meridian ?

Meridian is IL public aid insurance. My pain management that I was seeing,Comprehensive Pain Management just closed, so I have no where to get my pain medicine. I live in Caseyville IL, but am willing to travel reasonable amount of miles.

posted 13 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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As someone dependent on family do you believe they should treat you based on your age, or condition? Please justify your position for me.

I live off my parents and have for the last decade. This last year they have made it clear they don't care if I'm in pain I'm "12" now I should shut up and deal with it. They will not listen to me if I want to have a conversation about something bothering me. They constantly tell me to act my age but repeatedly treat me like a child and call me a child. They know that stress is… read more

posted 13 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

I'm working with a lawyer on disability money all my doctor's pass the buck to other doctors .... This site is my sole source of support or validation… read more

posted 9 days ago
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Has anyone here been diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis?

I had glandular fever (mononucleosis) for the second time a year ago and since then i have had undiagnosed pain/fatigue. I know that myalgic encephalomyelitis effects everyone differently and I am now fairly confident it may be that.

posted 14 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

Thank you very much

posted 6 days ago
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Choosing a Pain Doctor, What questions do/would you ask to qualify that Doctor?

I was lucky and my first Pain Doctor was a master. Her skills were at instructor level. Now she is retiring, can't blame her but now must replace her. I had four other doctors treat me as she was on holidays or on course over the four years. I was pushed to doctor number four because he works Fridays when I have the best chance of getting the car. Deb was probably up Thursday night doing a brochure, will print it Friday afternoon… read more

posted 15 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

Ask me my opinion and and what would I like to do what are my options.

posted 14 days ago
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