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Lyrica Not The Answer For Chronic Low Back Pain?

Posted by John Kuhnlein | Dec 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lyrica is one of those drugs that doctors seem to prescribe for almost everything. Doctors most often use it for such neurological conditions as fibromyalgia, shingles, and diabetic neuropathy. Apparently, some doctors also prescribe it for chronic back pain. While this might help said doctors earn more free golf vacations in Scotland on Pfizer's dime, it is not doing much for people with back pain. A new study found it was no more effective than a placebo. If only Big Placebo offered golf trips to doctors who write enough prescriptions. 

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John Kuhnlein

Since 1992, I have been helping the people of Southern Arizona get the benefits they are due. Before devoting all my efforts to assisting people with Social Security disability claims, I also handled such complex lawsuits as medical malpractice and products liability. I brought to my Social Security cases all the skills and attention to detail that I developed in the courtroom. I approach each Social Security disability case as if it were a million-dollar lawsuit. For the people trying to get Social Security benefits, their claim is every bit as important. Because I have personally handled so many Social Security cases, I have refined the skills I need to win your case for you. I have helped people win cases for every kind of ailment from arthritis to valley fever. At present, I am focused on helping those persons with neurological and orthopedic disorders. Because claims for people over age fifty bring additional complications, I particularly seek out those cases to work on. I regularly write about back and spine conditions on my blog. I actively seek out the latest information about orthopedic and neurological disorders to ensure I can represent my clients as effectively as possible. Because of my current focus, I regret that I am not able to take any cases for mental disorders. If you are over age fifty and suffer from any orthopedic or neurological disorder, please contact me at once.

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