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Feb 18, 2015 2:51 PM

I am being sent friday to my second IME appt. I'm having a problem with finding someone to go in with me. I don't trust these guys to not to skew something I say. Any advice from any of you? My occupational med doc has felt the back spasms and we don't know why it isn't healing but regardless its not. The images so far have come back showing nothing. Blood work CRP level is 4.24 so it indicates inflammation. I hate issues and am wracked with anxiety anyway.

Feb 18, 2015 7:34 PM

Do you have a pocket size tape recorder?

Feb 18, 2015 11:22 PM

No... And there is a notice right on their form " no video or audio recording devices" I have a great BFF that has rearranged her schedule to go with me... Thank You GOD!

Feb 18, 2015 11:27 PM

Thank you Flappys! I wouldn't be so stressed about it because it is what it is... The pain is real the spasms can be felt with your hand and sometimes seen but with the X-rays and mri not showing problems it just gives comp a reason to doubt. The range of motion is severly limited though I watched too many YouTube videos about IME appts and decided not to watch any more! All the dishonesty and underhanded practices scared the bajeez outta me.

Feb 19, 2015 6:16 AM

Well I'll say a prayer for your appt.

Feb 19, 2015 12:55 PM

Oregon, praying for a good outcome for your appointment. Have your friend keep her cell phone on voice memo and you'll get audio of the visit.

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