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trb2004 posted:
I don't want to take away from anyone's comments so I'll just state my experience & opinion. I have been disabled since January 2004, 7 months before my 40th birthday. I became disabled at the hands of my spouse. Since breaking both leg bones from the ankle joint in 2004 to present day, several things have occured. Arthritis, osteo-porosis(pre-menopause), chronic pain, ect..........the list goes on. The only thing the pain management team at the hospital has done is send a bill. There is no cure all, pill or treatment and there are only so many surgeries a body can handle, so my advice is just take whatever pain medication. It can always be increased and not much else will help. I wish good luck to all in this type of pain!
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Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Trb,

Welcome here and thank you for sharing some of your own story and perspective with us here.
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell


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