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Pharmacist

Pharmacist

Why do these pharmacist s be lieing to people I go to pain management in md but live in wv which is only 14 miles away from md .and my pharmacy s here in WV won't fill my scripts cause Mr Dr office is in md and MD pharmacy s won't fill because I live in wv .I been with the same pain Dr for 15, years this don't make since been on the same meds for 25 years and my health is bad I don't get it some one gave these pharmacy s to much power

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Mom and Pop can be better, but not always. Talk to your doctor about your problems. (you probably have) Try other places, but the notion we are addicted is crazy. Personally, I'm addicted to life… read more

Hit A Wall

Hit A Wall

Seems like a broad thing.. hitting a wall in terms of I don't know what to do or think anymore. Everything keeps getting harder, even pulling myself back up and staying motivated. Its hard to look forward to anything because I am scared of what pain I might have at that time? My thoughts and brain feel mushy from all the pain.. thoughts.. self talks.. bad sleep. How to keep going is a question that seems to be arising every morning these days

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Hitting the wall. I've hit the wall plenty and the wall is still standing. ha. If any lived in pain for a while, wouldn't they hit the wall at times? We are hard on ourselves but stop and think… read more

Do Any Of You Use Cbd, Hemp, Or Delta 8 For Pain Relief?

Do Any Of You Use Cbd, Hemp, Or Delta 8 For Pain Relief?

Just wanted to to try some cbd, hemp, delta 8 and see it it works. What brand? Do you eat it, smoke it or use it topically?

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

I'll wait a bit, but yes I've tried it. The "Medical Marg" that is a good grade is best, and know your sources. (which I'm sure you know all of this)

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency Ablation

What can you do for a tailbone that has arthritis? I've got cortisone shots but I need them every month and they won't give them that often. The pain when I sit and then try to stand is unbearable.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Antidepressants may be effective for treating chronic pain associated with symptoms of depression, but they have a risk of side effects.[13] Although the antiseizure drugs gabapentin, pregabalin, and… read more

Pain With Lyme Arthritis, RA And Osteoarthritis. Any Help With Pain?

Pain With Lyme Arthritis, RA And Osteoarthritis. Any Help With Pain?

I can get no relief from pain. 10-325 Percocet 2x a day. Has anyone found anything that really takes the edge off of chronic pain of this type

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Yeahvi have had Rhemotiod Arthritis since I was 16, I am 42, 4 replacement surgeries, Lyme disease for 4 years, and fibromylgia, I use to be on 2 40 oxytocin a day and 4 15 MG oxymorphin for break… read more

Jell Shots

Jell Shots

Has anyone tried the jelly shots in the knees? I was wondering if it is better than the shots I get now!

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Well I had my shots, so far not much improvement but they said sometimes it can take up to 8weeks to feel an improvement! How did you do on full knee replacement? They really want to do that on my… read more

Does Anyone Else Have Difficulty Wanting To Be Alive Because The Emotional And Physical Pain Feels Unbearable. I'm Not Saying I'm Suicidal

Does Anyone Else Have Difficulty Wanting To Be Alive Because The Emotional And Physical Pain Feels Unbearable. I'm Not Saying I'm Suicidal

I'm not saying I'm suicidal, but I do wish I could just die rather than live in chronic pain and treatment resistant depression.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Thanks, Rebecca. How do you cope with the pain?

Occipital Nerve Injection

Occipital Nerve Injection

Just wondering if anyone has had an Occipital Nerve injection due to have one next month and wondered what to expect?

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

UPDATE::::: Yes, I've had them and they helped, but it didn't stay forever. They are a good relief. BUT...Today, I saw a Chiropractor who was an anesthesiologist for 20 years. Then went into… read more

Massage Therapist Recommendations For Los Angeles Area

Massage Therapist Recommendations For Los Angeles Area

Does anyone have a massage therapist who they would recommend in the Los Angeles area (preferably in the valley) for severe chronic pain due to cervicothoracic neuromuscular spasms? Preferably someone affiliated with a medical clinic/who can bill to insurance, but any and all recommendations are appreciated!

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

You may have to try out a few before you find the perfect one~ How's it going?

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A MyChronicPainTeam Member

I have been having trouble with my computer & now that's fixed. But it shows my husband 's name instead of mine. It should be Linda Zieske.

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