tens unit over coffee

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   Posted 2/2/2010 6:45 AM (GMT -6)   
CP woke up this morning at 5:00a.m. in extream pain but then I went to bed that way.....I took my usual pain meds and it didn't work so then I had to put on the tens unit which I haven't used in awhile. This is going to make for a fun day.....yesterday I cried all day, and today I just will deal. I hate the idea that this is the rest of my life but then I can't think like that or it will bring me down. I'm suppose to walk every day but the snow makes it very difficult and they don't always plow the sidewalks here. I know I'm complaining but I just need to vent. I just feel like I'm running out of options and I refuse to have another surgery because the last one didn't work. If anyone has any suggestions I'm open to them....thanks for listening.....eyes

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   Posted 2/2/2010 9:23 AM (GMT -6)   
What pain meds are you using and what exactly is it for?
I also use a tens unit for my orthro stuff, but I have noticed that really heat works the best for me.
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   Posted 2/2/2010 9:24 AM (GMT -6)   
I am not sure I understand what type of pain you were having? Was it tummy pain or joint pain? Sorry I am a little confused. But vent away my friend, vent away. We do understand.
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