RALLY AGAINST PAIN 10/22/16 @ Washington Monument, NE Quadrant, 10am-5pm – @ Washington, D.C.

DEPENDENCE VERSUS ADDICTION … AND OPIOID USE DISORDER

It's no secret that things are changing day by day for chronic pain patients.  The CDC guidelines have not been viewed as "guidelines"; rather they have been viewed as law, causing States to implement their own stringent restrictions on opioid prescriptions by legitimate physicians, regardless of the patients' medical condition, their confirmed medical diagnoses, and … Continue reading DEPENDENCE VERSUS ADDICTION … AND OPIOID USE DISORDER

True Story … Unfortunately A Story We Hear All Too Often

TRUE STORY OF FAMILY DESTROYED BY CDC GUIDELINES AND WAR AGAINST CHRONIC PAIN PATIENTS Authored by Patient Advocate Lana Kirby for my good friend in Florida who lost her husband due to complications from pain med restrictions from, among other things, EDS (Ehlers-Danlos syndromes are a group of connective tissue disorders that can be inherited … Continue reading True Story … Unfortunately A Story We Hear All Too Often

Conflating Effective Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Abuse Potential Charles E. Argoff, MD

My name is Dr Charles Argoff, and I am professor of neurology at Albany Medical College and director of the Comprehensive Pain Management Center at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. The comments that I am about to make reflect my own personal opinion regarding the subject matter. Appropriate, meaningful, and compassionate treatment options … Continue reading Conflating Effective Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Abuse Potential Charles E. Argoff, MD

THE FACTS ABOUT CHRONIC PAIN – WHEN WILL THE SUFFERING END?

http://www.drugwarfacts.org/cms/Pain#sthash.iJuYfpcF.6AsN2nJB.dpbs If you're going to argue about chronic pain, get the facts.  The link above is an excellent source for THE FACTS about chronic pain.  Chronic pain patients have been victimized by ill-advised POLITICIANS playing DOCTOR and propoganda by the lobbyist group, PROP, headed up by ANDREW KOLODNY, who have practically taken over the decision-making … Continue reading THE FACTS ABOUT CHRONIC PAIN – WHEN WILL THE SUFFERING END?

Post-Rally Notes on Rally Against Pain, October 22, 2016 @ The Ellipse, Washington, DC

After taking a little time away to recuperate from my efforts in organizing the Rally, I am able now to return to my advocacy efforts.  I appreciate everyone's patience in allowing me time to recuperate. Many people have expressed an interest in seeing the videos.  I am providing a link so that everyone can see … Continue reading Post-Rally Notes on Rally Against Pain, October 22, 2016 @ The Ellipse, Washington, DC

Chronic Pain Patients, Sickle Cell, HIV, Cancer, etc – We Need Current Statistics … Your Statistics DO Count. We Count on You to Make a Difference. Ten Minutes Could Help Make a Change. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/reportpainmanagement_prescribing If using I-phone, download Surveymonkey App (Link Below).

Get The Survey Monkey App Here: Source: Chronic Pain Patients, Sickle Cell, HIV, Cancer, etc - We Need Current Statistics ... Your Statistics DO Count. We Count on You to Make a Difference. Ten Minutes Could Help Make a Change. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/reportpainmanagement_prescribing If using I-phone, download Surveymonkey App (Link Below).

Chronic Pain Patients, Sickle Cell, HIV, Cancer, etc – We Need Current Statistics … Your Statistics DO Count. We Count on You to Make a Difference. Ten Minutes Could Help Make a Change. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/reportpainmanagement_prescribing If using I-phone, download Surveymonkey App (Link Below).

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/reportpainmanagement_prescribing Get The Survey Monkey App Here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/surveymonkey-app/

CHRONIC PAIN PATIENTS – WE NEED YOUR HELP. PLEASE TAKE A FEW MOMENTS OF YOUR TIME TO COMPLETE THE ATTACHED SURVEY. WE NEED CURRENT STATISTICS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!

It is vital that we collect information as to what is happening at this point in time with regard to chronic pain.  We need respondents from all States.  Please take a few minutes to complete the a… Source: CHRONIC PAIN PATIENTS - WE NEED YOUR HELP. PLEASE TAKE A FEW MOMENTS OF YOUR TIME TO … Continue reading CHRONIC PAIN PATIENTS – WE NEED YOUR HELP. PLEASE TAKE A FEW MOMENTS OF YOUR TIME TO COMPLETE THE ATTACHED SURVEY. WE NEED CURRENT STATISTICS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!

CHRONIC PAIN PATIENTS – WE NEED YOUR HELP. PLEASE TAKE A FEW MOMENTS OF YOUR TIME TO COMPLETE THE ATTACHED SURVEY. WE NEED CURRENT STATISTICS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!

It is vital that we collect information as to what is happening at this point in time with regard to chronic pain.  We need respondents from all States.  Please take a few minutes to complete the attached survey.  Your health may depend on it.  Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/reportpainmanagement_prescribing