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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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New State Law Leaves Patients in Pain
State officials say Washington's new pain-management law will help reverse a rising tide of...More
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Neuropsychiatrist Fights Back Against the "Opiate ...
Dr. Thomas Sachy practices child, adolescent, adult, and forensic neuropsychiatry. However,...More
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Reply: Neurospinal stimulator implant and supplemental pa...
I recommend some mind-body techniques, such as biofeedback, Yoga, systematic relaxation,...More
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Reply: Breaking news from Jerusalem Post on natural pain ...
For those of you who live in a location where purchasing and inhaling THC is illegal, ask...More
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Reply: How I feel of pain management
Sorry to hear about your pain, "bonnie." I've been in your situation for the past 15-20...More
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Opioid exposure causes brian changes. Some appear...
Researchers at Stanford University, California, conducted a longitudinal, MRI study...More
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Common Treatments Fail to Relieve Chronic Pain
C urrently available treatments for chronic noncancer pain are unable to alleviate pain or...More
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Reply: I'M IN SO MUCH PAIN BUT HAVE RESTRICTED MEDS
Sorry to hear about your pain, Allison. Few doctors today will prescribe Dilauded. There...More
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Reply: Neurospinal stimulator implant and supplemental pa...
"Cookie," I'm very sorry to hear about your continued pain and your physician/insurance...More
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Cognitive Impairment from Chronic Pain is Reversib...
For years, many of us with unrelenting chronic pain have noticed at least some slight...More
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