Good Mornin fellow backie, long time no chat. most has been well on this end, just working on getting a Medicinal Cannabis bill passed here in Illinois and let me tell you, dealing with legislators compares to what we deal with regularly, they have no clue about medicinal cannabis until it effects someone in their family, TO THE SCS~~it is a "tool" in pain management for back pain. NOTHING works 100%, but, with the SCS, a morphine pump installed inside me, and using cannabis medicinal has improved my quality of life 300% from the three years spent on OXYCONTIN in a hospital bed. i have attempted each therapy alone, and FOR ME, this is what i found works best, i don't get "high" but this palliative care allows me to function with no nearly the diminished capacity as the OXY's. do yourself a favor, and i understand how tough it is, get off the oral opiates (or limit as much as possible) if i can answer any questions please don't firstname.lastname@example.orgView Thread
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