First visit to pain clinic today and what an arrogant patranising doctor. He asked me what my diagnosis was and why I was using a walking aid. I asked if if he has read my records at all as it was obvious he hadn't, he then went on to mention I have suffered from anxiety and depression in the past( so he did read some of my records), I answered havnt we all. He then asked me what I wanted must from the pain clinic, isn't that obvious TO GET PAIN RELIEF. He then went on to say that I need to be positive and exercise etc but and I loved the but I may have to admit that nothing can be done for my chronic pain. After all that he then said right we will inject your sacriolatic joints in theatre but it may be 8 weeks. GRRR I even told him I work full time but struggle to which he asked how many hrs and I said 37.5 to which he replied so what do I do with the remainder 140 hrs. I have a home to run and a family to cook and wash for the arrogant so and so. I have severe OA of spine and fibro. I came out livid but had to see nurse for swabs and told her about his attitude she explained she has had to go after patients who have walked out crying due to his attitude and she confided it all depends what mood he is in as sometimes he can be lovely. I just felt he either wanted an argument or wanted me to break down.
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