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cweinbl

Joined: 04/29/2010
My Story:
Central canal stenosis, three massive disc herniations (two lumbar, one cervical, starting at age 17), four failed spine surgeries, including multilevel fusion; two comprehensive pain clinics, dozens of treatments, including off-label medications. Forced into retirement at age 51. Can tolerate only a few minutes of sitting or standing. Retired university director, amateur ornithologist, published author.

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Reply: No Support
Your husband is being a jerk. Why? Is he the controlling? type You could consider sticking...More
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Reply: strange urine test
Extended relief morphine (i.e. Kadian) is an opioid (the terms, "narcotic" and "opiate" are...More
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Reply: back sufferer who feels at end of rope
My luck is having a family practitioner who is also a lifelong close friend. Because we...More
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Reply: back sufferer who feels at end of rope
Thanks Danika. You're correct. Decades of chronic pain can erode other physical and...More
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Reply: Study Shows Chronic Back Pain Erodes Concentration...
Thanks. I wish you the best too. It's very frustrating that no powerful new pain medication...More
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Study Shows Chronic Back Pain Erodes Concentration...
Recent research observes that people living with persistent spinal pain experience...More
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Reply: Pain Meds & weight gain
Very sorry. I have been dealing with the ravages of degenerative disc disease since just...More
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High-Dose Opioids Can help Conquer Chronic Pain
Contrary to concerns professed lately by opponents of opioid analgesia, higher than usual...More
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Reply: Fibromyalgia meds
Aricept is a dementia drug. What research do you have that shows it efficacious for pain?
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Reply: EMERGENCY - Please help a single 32/Male not lose ...
I suspect that you told your computer to go to Tumblr and ended up at WebMD. Some of us...More
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