I just logged on, and read the whole thread. I also want to add my support. this is such an honest and true forum, and we will understand and care when you "gripe". You can be excruciatingly honest, too. I think that no one has any dignity left, anyway, with being Chronies,
I think that chronic pain is so hard to comprehend,and the doctors do feel powerless when faced with a patient that they can't help. Sometimes they will react by withdrawing or seeming to minimize the patient's distress. I'm not making excuses, but just trying to help you feel a little less rejected.
please keep posting.... Pix