My pain is usually high. 7-9. There are times when I don't feel any pain at ALL. Other times it goes down
to a livable 5-6. I don't have any trouble convinving my doctor of the pain, but I think he's an exceptional
doctor. On the not-so-good side, he never talks to me. He just sings and prescribes. He's cheerful. But golly
jeepers I wish he'd say a few words to me. My medications are for life. Methadone has been doing pretty good,
I mix stuff with it during the worst times - usually one or two a day. I believe I'm mixing it ok.(I'm prescribed
I wonder if MRI's show the real picture. If my muscles are tight and pulling, I might be feeling a 9. Does
the MRI show that? If I'm in slight pain, does the MRI show that? This could cause confusion for the doctors.
Maybe they need several MRI - maybe one a year to be able to prescribe in a humane way.
Who can wait a year?! Are doctors even aware that pain changes so dramatically from one day to the next?