Hi, I am a 47 male "forced" retired disabled nurse having a whole lot of pain med management difficulties. In 2009 I ruptured 4 discs in my neck requiring c3-c7 fusion and also have for bulging lumbar discs with arthritis. In January 2011 had neurostimulator placement but had to take it out 2 weeks later because of MRSA infection and waited six months to have it reinserted. Since then I have had fair-poor results for stimulator pain management and now I am on my 3rd different pain med trying to find something that lasts 2-4 hours. I am waiting on date for disability hearing and visit a pain control clinic. I have also had to be diligent as I became addiction to prescription medications. Just wanted to introduce myself. Look forward to hearing from you.View Thread
I ad 12 years of clean time (1996-2008) when I relapsed. I do see a pm doc who is also a recovering addict, I only get my pain med from one doc and my wife picks up meds. Iam very active in NA and sponsor 2 people. I think i have found a medicine combo that seems to help: Opana 20mg ER with Percocet 10mg/325mg Thank you so much for your post.View Thread
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