....I believe I mentioned this earlier this year, but I decided to try once more to get my pain situation on a more bearable basis. I've been going to a chiropractor for years, as well as getting massage & acupuncture, but these have all been temporary respites (or, to be more precise, they help for a few hours, but it still is nice to get -some- relief when you feel pain all the time.)
So this year, I've added a pain medicine doc & neurologist to the mix. The pain medicine doc confirmed that yes, I have problems with a cervical disc (C5/6) that has herniated worse than the last time it was imaged. Woo.
On Thursday, I am trying an epidural steroid injection (as per recommendation of the pain doc), and I hope this will give me relief... for months? I really really hope so. I know it has worked for some, and not others in the past, and yeah, inject whatever into my spine, I want relief. Temporary relief as in months would be FABULOUS.
We will see how it goes.
If you're the praying kind, please pray for me. If another kind, please keep me in your thoughts.
I will let y'all know how it goes....