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Chronic Pain As It's Own Disease

Pain is typically considered to be a symptom of an injury, disease or condition; it is simply the transmission of information through nerves about damage to the body. 363 more words

Chronic Illness

Confounded Confusion

The problem with having so many health issues is that sometimes you just can’t be sure if a symptom belongs to an existing condition, a new problem, a medication side effect, or a combination. 772 more words


Anniversary Week

This week marks a year since I first came disabled. I had my first accident on May 18th, the second a day later and surgery a year ago today.  404 more words


Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment Taps Into Quantum Theory

In the difficult challenge of treating peripheral neuropathy, a novel approach combining injections of local anesthesia with electronic signal treatment shows improved efficacy in managing pain. 708 more words


Allodynia: My Clothes Hurt

I have been in a chronic pain flare up since the beginning of January – the longest and worst flare to date! The pain I have experienced in this flare has probably been the worst so far. 426 more words

Chronic Illness

Multi-pronged, drug-free approach to fibromyalgia pain gains momentum

By Dr. Michael J. Cooney

As you know, I’m not a proponent of prescription pain medication unless it is deemed absolutely necessary by a physician with advanced expertise treating a particular neuropathic condition. 364 more words

Dr. Michael Cooney

Inside paclitaxel's bubble

October and November 2014

A pattern emerged every time I received paclitaxel. I was fine for the first three days after which the “dwarves” arrived with their boots — muscle pain and spasms. 603 more words