Originally Posted by Harry
When all else fails --- It may be time to look at something else.
Here is my 2 cents worth!!
I suggest that ya'll may want to look in to 2 things-- First using the best anti-inflammatory pain relief cream I have ever used-- Topricin-- It is a homeopathic cream(contains 11 ingredients) that is odorless and stainless and really works. My wife has all sorts of pains with osteo-arthritis and it has relieved her pains where ever it has been applied--even joints-- I now buy it online from Vitacost at a good price.
I was blown away the first time I used it for knee pains because I have been using homeopathy for over 35 years and very familiar with the remedies and I really did not expect such amazingly good results but it really works quickly.
And Secondly, I suggest you look in to using Prolothreapy. You may consult a PM doctor in the area where you live. They are difficult to find-- some states have no Doctors available and here in SC-- there are only 3 that use Prolothreapy in their practice. It is certainly worth a try when alot of other options have failed.
I appreciate the reply. Though I think I am beyond creams and other homeopathy solutions, I will keep that in mind.
I haven't been able to find too much real data on Prolotherapy and failed back syndrome patients such as myself. According to the Mayo Clinic website, they can't prove that it would do any good based on their data. They also can't totally rule it out though either.
I'm just worried it's another one of those therapies that seems to help because the patient is getting attention paid to them. Sort of how you feel a bit better after visiting a doctor who seems to honestly care about your pain as opposed to one that doesn't do anything other than prescribe meds and tell you to come back in 2 months...
I just got word from the Worker's Comp Board that they are finally, once and for all, approving my Discography (with a possible IDET).