Too much pain...giving up
My friend turned 69 last week and has been going through very tough times, almost giving up. Three years ago, he had back surgery, and ended up paralyzed and in a wheelchair. 6 months later, he had a pump inserted in his abdomen which is refilled after ...I guess every 3 to 6 months. He hoped that would take care of the pain that he has been experiencing since the surgery. He has been to many many doctors due to pain and the uncountable UTIs.
I met him almost 2 years back and had been with him to different doctor's appointments, chiropractors and gone with him for alternative medicine. 6-8 months back, he tried the oxygen chamber which sounded promising but instead, his pain is getting worse. He is in the verge of giving up. He has tried almost everything...he has ran out of options.
Has anyone gone through this kind of a problem or can anyone assist my friend? I hate to see him hurting or even miserable...,most of the time he tries not to show it but sometimes its just hard. His paralysis seems to be quickly moving above his injury level...which is very very worrying. Please help. Any little help will be appreciated. Thank you.