Re: Trapped nerve in my back.
Originally Posted by carol
Longfellow, I feel so sorry for all the pain you're in.
I've only just come across this thread and haven't read all the posts but I wondered if you'd asked about pain patches? I know somebody who had morphine pain patches and they worked.
There are others apart from morphine but I expect they're the strongest.
Carol I tried various patches and they never worked,I think its because the nerve feels like it is behind the actual shoulder blade so the patch would possibly not get to it. That is the only reason I can think of why it still hurts.
Its been well over a week now.
It was a week Friday actually and it was getting me down but now I am getting used to it in a fashion.
I find on top of the pain killers I have been prescribed if I add 2 paracetamol and 2 ibuprofen to the mix I just float through the days.
Trouble is in my 2 visits to the hospital I have found that there is no one with any idea on duty at A&E and my GP seems quite happy to just give me whatever I require with no sense of what is really wrong.I would love a scan but when I mention it to my GP she says the physio therapist will do that.
So now I am waiting really for either the nerve to settle down or hopefully the GP's referral to get to the physiotherapist and I get a letter from them telling me when I can go and hopefully get it sorted.
I am now getting more sleep so things are not to bad.
My shoulder and neck are killing me writing this small piece so I am spending less time on my computer at present which as got to be a relief to others.
Thank god for Netflix.
Thanks for your thoughts.