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Day 4 Fearful Doctor comments

Discussion in 'Structured Educational Program' started by KathyVT, May 30, 2018.

  1. KathyVT

    KathyVT Newcomer

    The low back pain is less of an issue than it once was. However, the 'hip' pain and numbness/tingling in the leg (mainly calf and foot) has taken over as the main issue. The back doctor suggested to me when I first went to see him about a year ago, that I should take Gabapentin. No way, not taking any drugs, especially something that affects the brain. Side effects could be grogginess, etc. I don't need any help in the fogginess/forgetfulness department, thank you very much. His comment back was that if I didn't address it (with the meds) that the nerves would start to send signals to my leg always even if/when there wasn't an issue (don't recall exact words but that was the gist of the comment).
     

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