I should add that I have had many treatments that have assisted in reducing my pain, mainly the steriod injections. They are $2,200.00 a pop tho and they want $500 down.....so not an option. I go to the Free Clinic which will not give out any pain meds stronger than Tramadol, I am on Cymbalta, Mobic, Serequel, and Carbidopa/Levidopa for my RLS and allowed 2-50mg Tramadol a day for pain. Thanks to my titanium rods and screws in my back they can no longer see much of anything around them because the metal distorts the images. I have DDD so the disks above and below my fusion are thinning. I have constant pulling down my left leg, even my toes are starting to curl ever so slightly on my left foot. If I do too much I can drop just walking slowly....it is so embarrassing. I am a strong woman with a high pain threshold but its beating me down. What can I do? God I need some help. I am appealing Social Security and have no income or insurance, I am staying with family. This is not me, I have never not worked before. I have no hope anymore View Thread
Dave, I live in Wisconsin so there is nothing for an adult without kids. They have an alternative program that I signed up for....however I am 118,000 on the list. Medicaid takes 2 years...I am trying for disability however u have to wait 2 yrs before your medical kicks in. I just dont know where to turn, this is no way to live. Ty tho View Thread
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