>Hello Everyone ! I went to see my pain management dr. this week. He wants
me >to think about a new procedure that they are working on for pain
management. >This is a long way off but he still wanted me to think about it. He said
that >a few of his colleagues have been using a epidurual for pain management
when >pain pills aren't helping to maintain the pain. I am currently taking
>Methadone for pain. He said that they admir you into the hospital
administer >a epidurual, they put the needle a little further under the skin. They give
>you enough of the medication to numb the nerve sensors<??> then make sure
you >are able to void. After that they release you form the hospital. He said
they >have only performed the procedure a few times so it is not set in stone. He
>said the biggest problem would be to get my health insurance to cover it.
Let >me know what you think.