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Can Pain Medicine Be Prescribed For Degenerative Disk Disease
Degenerative disks are when the normal "spongy" architechture of the disks goes away. The disks normally are between the vertebre in your spine. So when the disks degenerate, you lose mobility and eventually the bones can touch together, which is very painful. Also when the disks degenerate, ...Read more
I have degenerative disk disease in l-5, l-6. Drugs & chiropractic & light/electric/ therapy have not worked. Are there any more non-surgical options?
Many: There are many over the counter and prescription treatments for the pain that comes from degenerative disc disease (ddd). The class usually used is non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (nsaids). These include aleve and ibuprofen. Tylenol is a pain medicine, but not an nsaid. Aspirin also works. Sometimes, doctors will prescribe steroids (prednisone) or narcotic based meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At 22 i got diagnosed with degenerative disk disease in l5. It's painful when i first lay down until it adjust. Is my pain going to get worse with age?
I recently had a degenerative disk disease surgery at l4/5 lvl now it's been 3 day but my the pain ain't gone and when can I start lift again? I'm 19.
How to get pain relief for degenerative disk disease i was diagnosed with degenerative disk disease about 8 years ago. I had a gp who gave be an excersize and stretching routine to help but there were times when this alone was not enough and she would pre
I : I am sorry for your inconvenience. My experience is that family doctors are less comfortable prescribing narcotic medications then in the past. This may be due to stronger regulations in many states. I think it is unlikely they think you are a drug addict with your usage. I would recommend consultation with a pain medicine doctor. They should be comfortable prescribing narcotic medications. They also may be able to recommend interventional or surgical treatments to fix the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 27 with degenerative disk disease, I have had back pain since kimdergarten. No.Doc will help or take me serious from my age. How can I treat it?
Treat your own back: If you are not getting the treatment you are looking for, i suggest evaluation from a mckenzie methhod trained therapist. Robin mckenzie has a book, "treat your own back" which may be helpful after an evaluation with a specialist. You can find a mckenzie therapist in your area on the website: www.Mkenziemdt.Org also osteopathic manipulative treatment, acupuncture & energy healing could be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been taking Norco 325/10 for chronic back pain diagnosis degenerative disk disease. Looking for doctor in San Bernardino who can prescribe it.
See physician: I would see a physician and establish care. At that time, your diagnosis and treatment will be reviewed. If that physician feels comfortable prescribing that medication, he/she will. If they do not, or they think you would benefit from a pain specialist, they will refer you to one. As far as finding a physician, you can ask you insurance company to see who is in your network. ...Read more
I have coccyx pain and degenerative disk disease and on disabiity, my pcp (on ppo) no time to manage disability paperwork 1. Getting diskogram from orthopedic, will not manage disability until after surgery
2. My pain dr does not manage disability
You : You can call your human resources department where you work and ask for their advice, or you can google "disability physician" in your area to try and find a doctor that can help you. You could also call the office manager in your doctor's office and ask their advice. ...Read more
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