Give your Treatments more time! I go for to a Chiropractor that does not do Snap/Crackle/Pop techniques either, in addition they use percussion and the Erchonia Laser. Even though the treatments are gentle they are still making changes in your soft tissues and bones, so expect some extra soreness or pain.
None of the treatments that I have done have eliminated the pain completely, but it has prevented me from having to add additional pain meds to my regimen.
I am hoping for a positive outcome for you! Keep us posted!
Thanks for your responses and words of encouragement.
No, I know it's not likely to take the pain away (though that would obviously be wonderful!), but if poss, I'd just like to get back to where I was four months ago.
The pain's got soo much worse and I think it might be because I'm developing a tolerance for the Tramadol (it definitely isn't working as well as it used to). I know that the only option after this will be to go back on morphine; I was on it last year but became severely depressed (much more than I am now, and it was the first time it had happened) and suicidal. Things got very dodgy for a while there and I decided to come off the morphine because I was convinced it was the cause. I decided that less pain relief, but a better mental state was the right thing for me. But unfortunately, the pain's now so much worse that I have to do something. I decided to try the McTimoney in the hope that it might just get me back to where I was before this recent deterioration, so I could avoid having new/extra meds.
I'm definitely going to give it more time. I can cope with it causing a bit of extra pain/soreness, as long as it doesn't actually make it worse (as those other treatments unfortunately did). Yesterday was a positive start though.
Thanks for your support (and hugs!), and I'll let you know how it goes.
I just have to comment how sad it is that MOST of the modalities available that would help us are NOT covered by Insurance. Most of us here are limited due to SSD income, unemployment or WC (to name a few), these influence our ability to try treatments that might just make our lives a little more comfortable! I guess this comment can open a giant can of worms, words and frustration....so I'll drop it just had to say it though!