How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Mark Your Own Question
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 1985
Experience:  Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery
206912
Type Your Neurology Question Here...
Dr. Mark is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I'm 18 with chronic back pain I have scoliosis and I had

Customer Question

I'm 18 with chronic back pain I have scoliosis and I had surgery for a compression fracture I have tried physical therapy injections bracing an medication an the only thing that helps is the pain medication I don't know if a doctor will give it to me because of my age
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Welcome to JA. I will return after review of your statement.

Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

There are many types of pain medications. Narcotics are only one type. Let me know what you have tried and I will make suggestions. Dr frank