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I've been treated for some chronic thoracic back pain by a pain management physiologist since around July. We started on NSAIDS, muscles relaxers, etc, I've been treated for some chronic thoracic back pain by a pain management physiologist since around July. We started on NSAIDS, muscles relaxers, etc, but slowly moved up to Norco, and then I climbed the ladder from 5, 7.5 to 10s. My tolerance was increasing and I was getting scared of dependency and addiction. Anyway, I stopped taking the Norcos the first of the year and decided to try some alternative therapies.

I am seeing an acupuncturist weekly, and on Friday had my first visit with a chiro. He did an adjustment, and there was lots of movement, and I've got to tell you, I am in a world of hurt now. I have actually been in tears a couple times this weekend, which isn't me. My wife said it's like I'm not even here.

Anyway, I don't know what to do. I'm on etodolac, soma, and trying advil and tylenol on top of it. I can't get any relief this weekend. I don't want to be dependent on narcotics for the rest of my life. I am just so frustrated.

Any ideas?