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Hi Everyone. I am scared about what's next.

I was injured in May of 2013 and was diagnosed with an inoperable neck injury. My surgeon says that pain mgmt is my only option. I have pain 24/7 and am on a slew of meds from my family Dr. I am going Monday for the first time to pain mgmt. It is scaring me to think that I am permenantly injured with no hope for fixing it. Only managing my symptoms.
I've read a lot of posts on here and have been encouraged. I know that my road is ahead of me. I want to share my story with others and hope to be a help as well.


  • It's always a bit disconcerting to hear that surgically, nothing can be done, but that doesn't mean that you are out of options, as far as managing the symptoms. There are lots of options available in pain management to help decrease the pain, maintain and/or increase flexibility, and improve function. It is the closing of one door and the opening of many other avenues instead.
    The best advice that I can give you, is to be open to exploring all of the available options through pain management, keep your meds at the lowest doses that you can function at, and be willing to try whatever suggestions you are given.
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