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Has anyone had arthroscopic hip surgery?

I was told I needed this surgery but only 50% chance it would help with a 4 month recovery. Thanks for your feedback.

posted about 3 hours ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

I said no three times now, once they start the arthritis sets in.
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posted about 3 hours ago

hot stone massages

has anyone had a hot stone massage if so did it help my partner wants to treat me to one to help with the pain plus he said it may help to relax me with my other health issues I have a termer in my hands

posted about 7 hours ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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Yes I use to get them all the time before I got a spinal cord stimulator, helped alot!!!! I really miss them.

posted about 3 hours ago

For those in the UK: When asked if you consider yourself to have a disability, how do you answer?

There is a misconception in the UK that there is some form of disabled register so we are often asked "are you registered as disabled?" This then, in nonsense so unless you are in receipt of some form of disability benefit, how do you decide if you are disabled, and how does one prove it one way or the other?

Chronic pain is an impediment to normal day-to-day activities, so even though I don't claim any disability… read more

posted about 8 hours ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

what kind of pain meds work for arthritis?

So far they have been unable to help me as I am allergic to codeine

posted 1 day ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User

My Dr wants me to take a medical leave of absence from work.

I have fibromyalga among other things and i am not sure what my options are. Is it covered by EI or private insurance. Im not sure where to start

posted 1 day ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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Hi Roxanne. I was in a car accident at work. I worked for three years after the accident till I starting collapsing at work and puking and anxiety up… read more

posted about 2 hours ago

Breathing techniques?

How do you do breathing techniques to help with pain when the very act of deep breathing makes the pain worse?

tags: Breathing techniques abdominal pain

posted 3 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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Steady rhythmic breathing can help. It should be more of a Yoga thing rather than sucking in vast amounts to expand the chest - leave that for the gym.… read more

posted about 9 hours ago

Have you ever thought of creating a suicide plan if things got more than you could take?

If you already have one in place have you talked to your family about it? And have you got the method planned as well?

posted 3 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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Well, actually, you do have ideation otherwise it would never have occurred to you. Not judging, I reckon many of us have been there, I know I have.… read more

posted about 8 hours ago

Can doctors just cut you off?

Can doctors legally just cut people off that has been on a certain pain medicine for 12 years?

tags: Pain doctors pain medicine

posted 4 days ago by A MyChronicPainTeam User
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It isnt right but its becoming more common n ending ppl in hospital as a result or worse all part of the opioid crisis apparently

posted 3 days ago
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