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What can be done to manage chronic abdominal nerve pain besides pain meds? Can you get off pain meds in one month?

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In brief: Hypnosis

Hypnosis, accupuncture, and other alternative treatments have been proven effective in refractory pain.
People anecdotally are able to completely stop pain medication.

In brief: Hypnosis

Hypnosis, accupuncture, and other alternative treatments have been proven effective in refractory pain.
People anecdotally are able to completely stop pain medication.
Dr. Michelle Gordon
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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management

In brief: Some possibilities

Has the cause of the pain been found? Nerves can be pinched, in the back, but in soft tissues, between muscles, by a stitch (from surgery), by a scar, etc.
A good osteopathic exam, in addition to your current therapy might be in order & might lead to non-medicinal treatment. You can get off pain meds, but the question is are you more functional on or off them? That's a very personal decision.

In brief: Some possibilities

Has the cause of the pain been found? Nerves can be pinched, in the back, but in soft tissues, between muscles, by a stitch (from surgery), by a scar, etc.
A good osteopathic exam, in addition to your current therapy might be in order & might lead to non-medicinal treatment. You can get off pain meds, but the question is are you more functional on or off them? That's a very personal decision.
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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