I had a spine fusion L3 through L5 into thousand and 10. The doctors told me when it healed it pinched a nerve that's causing most of my pain. I have tried going without pain minutes and the pain is just too overwhelming I've tried consulting numerous surgeons and they say the surgery is not an option at this point. I'm having a lot of trouble not abusing my pain meds. Is it possible to stay on pain medication but stop abusing I have tried several times on my own but I continue to fail. It's become such a problem it's causing problems in my personal and social life.
Of course its possible. You are going to be on pain meds all your life probably so you need to stop taking the meds for anything other then pain. I'm a firm believer in mind over matter. Are you going to keep letting it ruin your life or are you going to get a grip on the problem and beat it? Is your dr a pain management dr? That can make a difference because he'll test you.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have had 5 back surgerys. I have degenerative disc disease. I have a spinal fusion from l -4 to a?
Posted 22 Aug 2013 • 2 answers
I'm new to this site and would greatly appreciate any feedback... I suffer from chronic pain related
Posted 10 Sep 2013 • 4 answers
I had Spinal fusion l4 l5. Double bone graft to my facet joint in 2010. Now ive severe nerve damage?
Posted 28 Jan 2014 • 1 answer
Posted 5 Oct 2015 • 2 answers
Posted 31 Oct 2016 • 0 answers