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Does anyone know or have a INTRATHECAL PAIN PUMP?
Here is an image (drawing) showing a typical pain pump, inserted perhaps similarly to how your son's is installed. Hank
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Yes, think that's it. I was concerned that the tubing caring the dulatid to his neck/shoulder travels the entire length of his spine. Not a problem, of course. It really has changed his life totally. He's 53, immigration lawyer, totally disabled for 18 years. It's been horried, pure hell for him and for me. He has dystonia, pain all over his body, all his muscles are contracting all the time, a live nerve firing from his neck to shoulder and down his arm, 24/7 – lost most of the use of his arm. The pump and botox allow him to use the computer, some. He's just changed his insurance coverage so Mayo neurology can see him . He must get in to see the movement disorder specialist, get all the testing and the best/newest treatment for him. Please add him to your prayers!
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