Hubby stroke was June 3, 2011, total rt. side paralysis,& no speech, facial expression & babbling he feels pain all the time!!! Norco 7.5, & flexeril hasn't done much pain control.Dr. say itis helpful will block brain signal & help, any & all replies are helpful to me. He 60, lived a fast life, smoke & drank heavy, now,we got ,P.A.D., A FIB, DIABETES,LEFT CAROTID BLOCKED, BACK INJURY ETC...