interesting re the klonopin
people with chronic pain, whether or not accompanied by depression symptoms, have found relief via antidepressent drugs like klonopin.
it has something to do with resetting the default on the nerve receptors/endings. in chronic pain, it is often the case that these recpetors have become hyperactive/hypersensitive.
have you or anyone else visited a GOOD homeopathic doctor re chronic pain syndromes?
that is the road i am taking because my recuperation is still ongoing, and i have had several setbacks post-op that have made it difficult to do rehab exercise, for example, torn rotator cuff, virus, etc...
so i have undertaken a homeopathic approach to calm down those nerve endings and whatnot. i hope it helps, in addition to all the manual therapy i have recieved, i should be back in action some day, even if it is a lot longer than i would have hoped.
i must admit it is discouraging when i hear of people recovering so quickly when i am still hanging in there. but this injury is complex in nature and everyone needs to recoup in his/her own way and via individually-designed rehab protocols.
i think a lot of that protocol depends on the surgeion.
dr muschaweck, for example, says that there is no rehab protocol needed whatsoever. i think she is greatly mistaken on that one.