1. I

    Fibro plus cervical disc disease

    For the past 2 years thought all my pain was due to the fibro but also have been diagnosed this year with cervical disc disease. Sure some of it must be due to that. I am in pain 24/7. I read about some of you having flare-ups and have no clue what you are even talking about. No matter what...
  2. MercyL


    I finally found a great pain specialist after dealing with Kaiser primary care physicians. The pain specialist deals with his own chronic pain, so he can identify with his patients. My PCP's (primary care physicians) at Kaiser didn't really care about my situation. They were disrespectful. When...
  3. MercyL


    I am "Mercy" and have lived with Chronic Pain Syndrome since 1986...or so. I have a ruptured cervical disc just below the fused discs at the base of the skull. I ave developed arthritic osteophytes that protrude into my spinal canal, leading to c-spine stenosis. I hope to make a few friends and...
  4. S


    I have only been diagnosed with FMS since but I'm pretty I have had it much longer than that. I also have cervical neuropathy and am also being tested for rheumatoid arthritis. The pain can be unbearable at time but I work closely with my doctors for the right medication mix. I currently have...
  5. G

    pain & spasticity in throat.

    Hi, Does anyone struggle with severe pain and stiffness in their throat? I’ve had intense pain in throat area for more than 2 years. It’s a stiff cramping pain and it’s relentless! Is it spasticity gone amok? I’m more than 4 years in, classified as UMN syndrome. Pain, spasticity, difficulty...
  6. G

    More pain and stiffness

    Hi, I've posted on here a few times before, but generally have tried to go about my life. I've been battling pain/stiffness/weakness for years and now it seems to have got worse. I had one doc allude to pls. Said I had cranial nerve damage. My neck always hurts when I turn it (95% of the...