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Chronic Pain and Physical Therapy - Does anyone have advice about my neck?

Posted 19 Jun 2013 by MacIntosh12 12 answers

I've some pretty funky discs in neck and back. My neck has been hurting for about 7 weeks now and I fear that my PT treatments (beginning on Friday) will further damage my neck! I know this may be irrational, yet I am still a bit concerned! I've my MRI report and the disc to take with ...

I was diagnosed with Sciatica about 10 months ago. My latest MRI showed a herniated?

Posted 12 Jan 2013 by mangupati 7 answers

... disk at the L4-L5 level. So far, Ive tried pain meds, muscle relaxers, rest, heat, cold, tens unit, physical therapy, and 2 cortisone epidural lumbar shots, all which gave me minimal relief. Actually, PT at the end, was making my pain worse. I've seen a orthopeadic surgeon and he ...

How does colder temps affect your pain level? Is it humidity, air pressure or temp changes?

Posted 17 Oct 2013 by lucyb78 10 answers

Hey all? My back pain has been improving since physical therapy and adding flexeril to my meds but today I am in lots of pain? The temperature has dropped a bit where I live so that might be why? I always thought it was humidity or rainy weather. But it's not raining. What is your theory for ...

How long should I expect withdrawal symptoms from Lyrica?

Posted 24 Apr 2014 by Tired oral 3 answers

Have been battling vertigo, then imbalance for year and a half now. Been through all the tests and physical therapy for balance, now meds. Lyrica and topamax. Both cause dizziness in which seems stupid to me. Trying to get off both. Tried to first ween off topamax 50mg twice a day and I became ...

Knee pain what should I do?

Posted 15 Oct 2013 by Kellyboening 4 answers

I had knee pain since I was about 12-13 I been to every dr. Done Physical therapy and that made the pain worse. Had x rays and MRI's and they never find anything. Now since I'm 23. It hurts to walk. Put weight on it. I'm taking 800 mg of Ibuprofen and knee braces. And I'm still ...

Ovararian cyst, abdominal pain, UTI. And in the middle of Physical therapy and adjusting to new med?

Posted 8 Sep 2013 by lucyb78 4 answers

So I have been dealing with chronic back pain for 3 years. Long story. But I just got back from the ER tonight because I was having abdominal pain and unusual excessive bleeding when I just finished my period 3 to 4 days ago. I found out I have a UTI and a cyst causing me sharp pain in my stomach. ...

Meloxicam - I am 66 years old and have bulging discs in my lower back?

Posted 7 Dec 2014 by BDM49 3 answers

Having severe pain, especially when sitting, in right hip, extending down into leg, been put on melodicam, and physical therapy, mobic relieves, hard to drive or sit comfortable without pain, have only 1 kidney, am concerned about medication. Nothing seems to be helping, please advise.

Please help! I have had lower back pain pretty much for 20 years now. I've had MRI's and X-rays.

Posted 17 Jul 2017 by CimmySue 2 answers

All that it's shown I have 2 herniated discs and swelling around some of the vertebrae. I've done physical therapy n taken my share of pain meds n it seemed to help at the time. Within the last month or so I went to stretch and "pop" my back which I've done so many times ...

Knee pain with catching and grinding...what is possibly going on and should I see an orthopedist?

Posted 26 Aug 2013 by kneepainND 3 answers

I have an extremely painful right knee, even when resting. Was referred to physical therapy by a walk in doctor after being told there was too much swelling and guarding for a proper exam. Have been in therapy for 5 weeks but the symptoms persist. The symptoms include pain in and below the joint, ...

What's the difference in the benefits of using hydrocodone or oxycodone regarding pain control?

Posted 16 Nov 2013 by kfair 1 answer

I dislocated my kneecap about 6 weeks ago and started physical therapy 3 days ago. The pain was and still is quite significant, often waking me at night. I understand this pain will likely increase (with physical therapy) before it gets better. I have taken Vicodin 5/500 mg prescribed by my ...

I severely sprained my ankle many years ago and sustained substantial soft pain damage?

Posted 6 May 2017 by Geraldv333 2 answers

I have tried physical therapy a few times and it helped some but never completely relieved the pain. As the years are going by the pain and neuropathy is often severe. Would gabapentin be effective in relieving at least some of the pain? Perhaps you have a better suggestion? Thank you in advance ...

Prednisolone - The really aggravatiing side-effect has been the inability to taste food, or even?

Posted 13 Feb 2014 by preddybad 2 answers

... detect its texture. Is this common, and does it go away? I;m now tsking 30 mg./day,stepping down from five weeks in hospitals and physical therapy on 60mg./day, and the goal is continuing on 10mg./day as long as needed (COPD)

I'm 23 and have a bulging herniated disc in L5 of my lower back and have been on 7.5/325 Norco 4x a?

Posted 1 Aug 2016 by Synthetic Rain 1 answer

... day for 3 years and there not working anymore. I've been tho pain management, physical therapy, and injections. Should I switch to 10/325 Norco and how would I talk to my Dr about it bc I'm a fair bc I'm so young he will try to dodge me on it

I am only 30 and I have bone spurs in my neck. Anyone else have this problem at such a young age?

Posted 16 Oct 2018 by Tracy30 0 answers

I have done everything. From physical therapy and pain management. But still I am in so much pain. They say to take ibuprofen. But it makes my stomach hurt. I also have numbness in my fingers and hand . It's on my left side. I also had the shots in my neck and all that did was make me not be ...

Vicodin - In the past 25 months, I have had four major back surgeries. I have rods and am fused?

Posted 2 May 2013 by claimbuster 1 answer

... from my butt to the base of my neck. However, none of the surgeries and followup physical therapy has eliminated, or maybe I should say reduced, the constant back pain. I've been on 10-325 Norco's (6/day) since the first surgery and they do provide some relief. Doc says ultimately he ...

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