| | Need Help In Indiana!!!!
I have a 23 yr old daughter who was born with spinal cord damage, manifesting itself when she was 4, and getting worse each day. She has had over 20 operations on her lower back, kidneys bowels, which have all been effective. her pain is ususally 7-9 on 1-10 pain level. Morphine, methadoe oxicodone, vicotin all used, antidepressents, etc, etc, etc. Looking for a PAIN MANAGEMENT DOC THAT uses meds, understanding of severe chronic pain, PT, counsiling, biofeedback... WHATEVEVER to help. Started at Riley Childrens hospital, now been at IU Med Ctr Pain clinic. Has baclofin pump which includes prialt and baclofin. Has spinal cord stimulator. In so much pain, is getting to the point where there is no hope, and thoughts of suicide slip in. We are Christians and she knows this is not an option, but where else is releif??????????????? ANYBODY OUT THERE FIND HELP NEAR INDY WITH PAIN MANAGEMENT. CURRENT DOC IS JUST AS DISCOURAGED, LOOKING FOR A SECOND OPINION, BUT WHERE DO WE GO????? Surely Indy is big enough a city to have SOMETHING OUT THERE TO HELP! Would appreciate any help! frustrated. She is only child, kills my heart to stay with her and see her so miserable.