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Relief, Even Temporary, Would Be Sweet

Today I saw Doc Brutus.  15 minutes or so of Julius Caesar (or an image-guided paravert facet joint injection) during which Doc Brutus kept saying "just a little pinch" or "you'll feel a little pressure".  Everyone who has had this done knows that getting an injection into the most painful area you have does not feel like a little pinch and a little pressure is not even a thing.



Nevertheless, after the injection?  Nothing.  Which is either bad news (no change in pain) or good news (our suspicions are right and we can move ahead with the next injection).  Actually, I guess it is both.  Glad to get another one past me.

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