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What Does A Failed Fusion On Your Back Feel Like?
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭

My Dr said I'm doing well. I don't think so. I had a double fusion to my saceral area . One side feels ok, but not the other

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

I had work done from L 2 down. I think I'm going to have pain management look at my back. Thanks for validating my feelings.

posted 14 hours ago
Having Spinal Shots Monday
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Hope the shots help you x

posted 3 days ago
How Are You Today
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyChronicPainTeam Member

I think you should go to the ER. Maybe some heat in the meantime. I hope you feel better soon.

posted 5 hours ago
What Do We Do When They Are Out Of Our Meds At Pharmacy
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Hi dee6 they no longer ask other area pharmacy’s I don’t know why that’s a fair point next time I’ll ask why thanks so much dee6 hope you’re doing well xx🤗🤗

posted 3 days ago
Why Is Nerve Damage At Night In Back Legs Feet And Toes So Bad From Nerve Damage Lower Spine. Sleepless Nights
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Thanku Anne and Lorraine

posted February 13
I Come On Here Give My Experience And Get Shot Down In Flames Because I Don't Say What People Want To Hear. Asked About My Experience
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyChronicPainTeam Member

@debbiebowyer. Ah Debbie it’s great to see your back on the admin of this group. Shouldn’t have printed that reply as they read messages . So sorry I would have done the same you know no one should do… read more

posted February 16
Does Anyone Know/have A Bed Topper Which Softens The Impact Of Your Joints And Doesn't Cost A Small Fortune?
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭

As a side sleeper, my shoulders and hips are usually sore in the morning, even though I switch sides during the night. Sometimes, when both sides are sore, I have no choice but to sleep on my back, which is when I must elevate the pillows or I stop breathing momentarily.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Hi I’ve a cpap machine I have sleep apnea we at times stop breathing in my sleep so this machine is a god send definitely saving my life 🤗🤗

posted February 8
Does Anyone Else Suffer From Trigeminal Neuralgia?
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭

I was just diagnosed with this TG and told that people suffering from CPS, Diabetes, CFS, and Fibromyalgia have a tendency to get TG. I can't seem to win.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Ha, yes I get trigeminal nerve pain but find lamotrigine helps lots, I know someone on tegretol but it doesn't seem to work for him as well. In UK, lamotrigine isn't considered 1st line treatment but… read more

posted February 8
What Are People's Experiences With Spinal Cord Stimulators? I'm Looking At Possibly Having A Trial Done For A Week. Thank You For Any Input.
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A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Yes Brenda I can’t sleep so well as I feel as though my legs are breaking it’s awful jolts we get and all the rest of fire is unbelievabley pain off the charts 🤗🤗

posted February 10
Does Anybody Else Have Severe Cervical Stenosis, Or Bodyskin Nerve Disorder
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭

If so how do you cope with the pain that changed your life!!! I don’t know if it’s just me but when I was told we are trying to deal with your pain and give you some quality of life back 🤔really are we to feel so much better to live with health issues I mean it just can’t be me that knows by your Drs saying that to you that you actually feel so much better and still dealing with pain, quality of life back sounds like it should be said to the patients that even though they are suffering they’ll… read more

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

When we are in constant pain, our minds deal with situation through distraction. This is why you may find yourself being more forgetful (where are my keys, why did I come in this room). I have… read more

posted 21 hours ago
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