Hello Missy!….and Welcome to the Chronic Pain forum!
I'm sorry your suffering, but you came to a great place for support! One of the things your Dr may suggest is "Physical Therapy"
, and if that does not help…then he may suggest an "Epidural"
. Either one of these treatments may give you some relief, but then again for some it does little, depending on your condition.
If those do not work, then your choices may be surgery and or pain med's for relief, neither of which anyone of us enjoys, but may be necessary. Just make sure you let your Dr know everything, and be
open and honest with him. If for some silly reason he is not willing to work with you in getting your pain reduced to a comfortable level, then you may have to consider finding another Dr for quality treatment.
We wish the best for you, but also welcome you to stay with us here for support. We have an excellent group of members here and I'm sure you will enjoy them.
While your waiting on answers to your questions, you may want to try the "Search"
feature, located in the upper righthand corner of this page. Just type in your condition, and hit enter.
Again Welcome, and Enjoy the forum!
Moderator Chronic Pain Forum
Weekly Quote! "Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward."
Post Edited (Screaming Eagle) : 6/12/2012 11:09:47 AM (GMT-6)