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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Has anyone here ever had epidural injections for cervical & lumbar pain? I am in desperate need of some help. Since my medications have been so messed up and I having problems taking anything without being sick, I think I need to try a new approach. Does the VA give the injections or have and outside provider give the injections. Guys I really need some suggestions on alternative treatments. Has anyone ever tried acupunture? All help is greatly appreciated. Thanks

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David

I just had some epidural injections and it worked pretty good. The VA does these injections especially if you go through the pain management clinic. There is not much to them and you do not have to be knocked out. I go to a private clinic as there is less waiting and the result is the same. For cervical spine they may knock you out but for lower back you just get popped about then times in the facet joints usually.

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And just think, we get to have those for childbirth --- lol.

Good luck with your pain and getting some relief for a while.

I don't know if you can use it or not but FYI - Torodol injections have helped

me in the past.

carlie

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David,

I REALLY, REALLY feel for you.

carlie

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