Category Archives: Pain Stories

She just wanted to rock the drug babies.

She lived to rock the drug babies,  a patient I’ll never forget from years ago. Then she was 88 and has since passed on. I’ll always remember her as an example of the many people who are patients and friends, … Continue reading

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Ranchers don’t feel pain.

Ranchers are some of my favorite patients. They usually only come in when something’s not working. Pain is not a huge issue, I don’t know why, but they seem to be either too busy to come in or so tough … Continue reading

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The Pain Trail

You never know where questions about pain will lead. One of my favorite patients, I’ll call her Karen, was in to follow-up on her neck X-rays, which were pretty bad. I start to ask about her neck pain, and whether … Continue reading

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