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cweinbl

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
Born with congenital central canal stenosis. Disc herniations began at age 17. Three disc herniations and four failed surgeries forced me into retirement at age 51. Osteophytes, osteoarthritis, advanced fibrosis, collapsed vertebra, bone damage, multiple areas of radiculopathy, nerve root impingement and nerve necrosis. Participated in two comprehensive pain management programs. Conduct research into alternative treatments, including molecular pharmacology and interventional techniques in the management of chronic spinal pain.

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Reply: Sometimes meds are not the answer.
SOMETIMES MEDS ARE THE ANSWER: OK, I have the same problem. I only feel OK when I lie...More
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Reply: Severe Chronic Pain Lowers Life Expectancy
Thanks for sharing this. The point here is that you can safely use narcotics for a lifetime...More
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Reply: Severe Chronic Pain Lowers Life Expectancy
"dbf1120," it would be highly unusual for a physician to discharge or refuse to medicate a...More
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Reply: Severe Chronic Pain Lowers Life Expectancy
Myndamarie, you have been misinformed. Opiate pain medications (narcotics, in general) are...More
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Reply: Severe Chronic Pain Lowers Life Expectancy
I've been using Fentanyl for more than 15 years and it has been a godsend. Initially,...More
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Reply: Severe Chronic Pain Lowers Life Expectancy
What do you mean, "hooked?" Less than 3% of chronic pain patients become addicted to...More
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Reply: Severe Chronic Pain Lowers Life Expectancy
"Dgranny," I can't help but wonder if you might be misunderstanding the difference between...More
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Reply: Severe Chronic Pain Lowers Life Expectancy
Dee, screw your extended family who consider you a "drug addict." The next time they are in...More
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Severe Chronic Pain Lowers Life Expectancy
Previous research has demonstrated a clearly negative influence of chronic pain on health....More
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