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Pain is back

aprilsmith63
  • By aprilsmith63 · New reply yesterday at 2:40 pm
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • These past few weeks have been rough mentally and physically. I am healing well from discectomy and my youngest daughter is taking steps to renew her life. I pray for the courts to be gentle on her. I ...

Wonderful Physio - but aaaaaaaaayayayayayayayayaya

Darri
  • By Darri · Posted yesterday at 1:46 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Saw a brilliant physio today who is committed to the whole body principle rather than a part of bit of the body to work on. However I am now in sooooo much pain and I don't know what to dooooo. I am smiling ...

Chronic Pain - Is it All in Their Head? - Daniel J. Clauw M.D.

TedHutchinson
  • By TedHutchinson · New reply yesterday at 12:04 pm
  • Discussion in Traditional treatment · 2 replies
  • Chronic Pain - Is it All in Their Head? - Daniel J. Clauw M.D. Please don't be put off by the title. It's really about the way the brain amplifies pain. The doctor provides an excellent explanation of ...

Things that can help relieve STRESS

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • 1. Go outside and breathe fresh air get out of the house 2. Do something for yourself.....go get your favorite milkshake and just chill 3. Go see a funny movie 4. Go visit someone that you love 5. Talk ...

Sad but true...

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Sometimes death is hard to accept, especially for people of faith. I had to explain to a family that refused to believe a family member was dead, they were praying God would revive them....sigh. Then ...

Decided to post my entire story (mostly)

kdg1213
  • By kdg1213 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • I am a 23 year old girl who was overweight for most of her life. I lost a bunch of weight in an unhealthy way back in 2009. Then I decided to get healthy. In January of 2011 I started to develop a problem ...

yay

kdg1213
  • By kdg1213 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 18 replies
  • Today was the firs time I really tested my heart since all these surgeries began, and I feel GREAT! I am so proud or myself ...

Watson Percocet now Actavis A333 CRAP!

stripedcanary
  • By stripedcanary · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Traditional treatment · 2 replies
  • ive been on watson oxy/apap 10/325 for years, and they have always worked wonderfully. last month it was changed to actavis brand and it feels as if i'm taking less than HALF THE DOSE! it's like taking ...

APRIL SARCOIDOSIS AWARENESS MONTH

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • April is MAKE A DIFFERENCE Sarcoidosis Awareness Month ... Sarcoidosis (pronounced SAR-COY-DOE-SIS) Many people have never heard of the disease, let alone the treatments and causes. Sarcoidosis is an ...

A Lesson from The Apostle Paul

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Even if you’re in a place of extreme difficulty and your problems consume your thoughts, we must remember not to live out of a place of fear and defeat. It is during these times that we need to respond ...

Back Pain Emergency

Lucy_X_Yyvan
  • By Lucy_X_Yyvan · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 32 replies
  • How do you guys deal with the back pain the comes along with the winter cold? My entire back is inflamed and stiff, and it hurts to move or breathe, really. The pain is becoming unbearable, and I can't ...

Sick people need compassion....not judgement!

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • We Christians have often become Job’s friends. We treat the sick like lepers. We tell them faith can heal them, and if they don’t get healed they have no faith. We accuse them of secret sin and sometimes ...

Gastroparesis and Fibromyalgia

lewism33
  • By lewism33 · Posted April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with chronic pain · 0 replies
  • Does anyone have both GP AND Fibromyalgia? I do and it is very hard to determine if my pain, especially back pain, is from GP or the fibro. I have received trigger point injections in the upper back in ...

What are your fav TV and Radio shows?

Flare999
  • By Flare999 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • My nurse wants me to find stuff that relaxes me, so what helps you? For radio we have RAW FM 87.60 going most of the time. Hubby introduced me to it and at first it was all alien to me and last year a ...

QSART test result

BehcetsGirl
  • By BehcetsGirl · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I went to the Cleveland Clinic recently and they did a QSART test (aka Sweat Test). The doctor just sent me the results. She said "it was decreased in the arm but normal in the leg." She also said that ...

Hugs are very theraputic

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • The next time you feel depressed ask someone that loves you to give you a nice LOOOONG HUG ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

BE THE HERO IN YOUR OWN LIFE STORY

MZBIGGREDD
  • By MZBIGGREDD · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • The responsibility for saving us and leading us to our best lives, is our responsibility and our responsibility alone. The person with the most power over our lives will always be the person looking back ...

Can’t fill opiate Rx? File ADA complaint

Zyp
  • By Zyp · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with chronic pain · 2 replies
  • A suggestion from Steve Ariens, a pharmacist, pharmacy advocate, blogger, and National Public Relations Director for The Pharmacy Alliance (www.thepharmacyalliance.com) "If a patient is denied a medication ...

Looking for answers, lots of questions!!!!

nikkilee23
  • By nikkilee23 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Journal · 47 replies
  • Im slightly disappointed. As my first post received many replies and lots of help, not so much on my last post. I have some questions that ive done a little research on, but cant seem to find too much ...

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