What is a diagnosis? According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary a diagnosis is:the art or act of identifying a disease from its signs and symptoms: investigation or analysis of the cause or nature of a condition, situation, or problem. I have multiple diagnoses from active duty as well as a veteran. What is chronic pain? According to […]

Read more

V.A. hospitals, veterans, and the V.A. Health Care Goals. You may have experienced situations that happened, over and over, and over. There may have been times when these situations were very important to you, but for one reason or another, the situation wasn’t important enough for you to take any kind of action. Many of […]

Read more

because I fell like I have tunnel vision and some things appear to be foreign to me, especially when I try to write, read, and sometimes hold conversations. If you read my previous blog, “Total Misery Because of Years of Chronic Pain”, you’d know how I talked about my hands and wrists hurting extremely bad. […]

Read more

Today I receive my very first Facet Joint Radiofrequency Ablation (FJRA). I have already received both pretest injections which determined if I was a candidate for the FJRA. Below is the actual process for me: Radiofrequency ablation¬†(RFA) stops pain signals from reaching the brain by burning the nerve endings responsible for your pain. RFA uses […]

Read more