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by keepbattling
Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: Medical Devices
Topic: Chronic Pain and pain pump
Replies: 2
Views: 3927

Chronic Pain and pain pump

I had a pump implanted on 10/5. My doctor claimed that I would get my life back free of taking oral pain meds. So far, over a month, and I have little to no relief from the pump. My doctor doesn't want me back on the orals b/c she figures I've already detoxed from them. I have extensive chronic pain...
by keepbattling
Sat Oct 23, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: Medical Devices
Topic: Baclofen Pump (medtronics itb therapy)
Replies: 0
Views: 2329

Baclofen Pump (medtronics itb therapy)

I had a Baclofen pump implanted on 10/5. I am still swollen and balance is off at times. I almost feel drunk. I had the doctor lower the dosage medicine but I am not sure if I have seen "the benefits" of the pump. I had the stiff leg for years and was managing well. I was wondering if anyone had an...
by keepbattling
Fri Oct 22, 2010 2:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New - freaked out - but trying
Replies: 4
Views: 1386

Don't be too scared

hey tubajim: first off I am sorry to hear you were diagnosed. I was diagnosed 11 years ago.. and with a few hiccups I think I'm doing pretty good. When I was diagnosed I was engaged and 31 years old and I told my fiancee that at least I have Jerry Lewis is on my side and does a telethon every year (...
by keepbattling
Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Medtronics ITB Baclofen Pump
Replies: 1
Views: 1606

Medtronics ITB Baclofen Pump

On October 5th i had a Baclofen pump implanted. I have to say I am not sure if I like it or not. The site where they put the pump is very swollen. I was told that that is normal and will take a couple of weeks to come down. I have been dizzy and nauseaus at times. Has anyone else got the pump and wh...
by keepbattling
Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: neuropathic pain
Replies: 22
Views: 15071

Nerve Pain down my left leg

I was diagnosed in 99. I went blind for 4 months, then my left side going numb and an MRI later MS is what I got. As far as nerve pain. I have been dealing with nerve pain for 6 years. I wound up with back problems and had surgery to remove my L4 and L5 discs. At that time the Leg felt great .. I co...