How little thins have changed in almost 6 years…

A Walk Through The Darkness Of Chronic Pain And Depression...

On the third I go in to see my pain doctor. Well, not Him exactly, but his assistant.  In the trenches of pain control and treaqtment, doctors who treat the pain alone are overworked and drastically underfunded.  The office I go to now is different from the other one in that they treat me like a human being and work with me to come up with treatment goals.

At the rehabilitative doctor, they were only interested in those things that would make me well.  The idea that I was not fixable was hard for them to accept.  They moved from one treatment to another in a vain attempt to ‘fix’ me.  Unfortunately, this invloved me undergoing progressively more and more painful attempts.  Often the practicioners seemed to be flying blind.  They were just guessing, and it showed.

In August of last year, I was to see yet another pain doctor…

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~ by daveprime on October 17, 2012.

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