Hi Lori, I feel your pain just like everyone who gets these emails. I do wish you the best. I read that you live in Riverside. That's a pretty small town! I actually grew up there and moved when I was 12. You might actually know my family, my grandmother's last name is Viall. I don't live there anymore so I don't know any doctors there but good luck at your next appointment!
>Thanks for the suggestion. I am willing to try ANYTHING that might
>help. I have an appointment on Tuesday with a new doctor so I am
>anxious to see what he may suggest as well.
>Lori, Riverside, RI
>At Fri, 20 Oct 2006, Jennifer Bayles wrote:
> >Hi Lori. I've had quite a bit of success with this part of the chronic
> >pain/ illness spectrum by speaking with a pain psychologist. I was
> >extremely skeptical, but my surgeon and pain docs both asked me to give
> >it a try. I was very lucky to get a referral to a shrink that is very
> >down to earth and helps offer common sense suggestions. She really
> >became a champion for me. Give it a whirl - couldn't hurt, and it might
> >help. :-)