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Living with rheumatoid arthritis and chronic pain – follow up pain...

Six weeks ago I saw my pain management doctor for review, which was necessary due to the new opioid regulations that came...

Living with RA (and other painful diseases) and pain management in...

Four weeks ago I saw my GP for my opioid scripts (Targin and oxynorm) and she was determined to taper me off...

Rheumatoid Arthritis, my GP and the opioid crisis

It’s 4am, and as usual, I’m awake.  Pain is a little less than usual because I took an extra targin before bed. ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis, degenerative disease and the opioid crisis

I take opioid pain relief every day.  Oxycodone to be exact, Targin (oxycodone and naloxone, currently 10mg morning and night) which is...

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...