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Opioid Hysteria and a pain management doctors point of view

Chronic pain patients are being punished by 'opioid hysteria' and governments laying blame on over-prescribing of prescription opioids, rather than on illicit...

Rheumatoid Arthritis – when you don’t agree with your doctor’s treatment...

You’re with your doctor discussing a symptom or a complication or some aspect of your health.  Your doctor makes a diagnosis and outlines a...

Dr Efficient and just like that she prescribed my opioids

And just as simple as that, Dr Efficient prescribed my oxycodone. I told her the last few days have been nothing short of torture...

Chronic pain and opioids – my take

There is a huge disconnect in the chronic pain world, largely between those who believe opioids are an effective therapy when prescribed appropriately, albeit...

Rheumatoid Arthritis – is it pain or fatigue?

I have to laugh at myself.  I have been lying here most of the morning.  Last night was an awful night.  I had to...