A factory workers’ perspective on treatment for chronic disease.
Factory operations can be notorious for keeping the production equipment up and running to assure the plant manager gets his bonus. The equipment breaks down and out comes the c-lamps, aluminum foil, and chewing gum. The equipment starts to run again, but quality of the productions fails from misalignment. At the end of the day, all the production on that shift has to be thrown away.
The medical profession is notorious for using pain meds and metal joints to repair cartilage failure to keep the medical economy. Cartilage cannot repair itself and the rant goes on. For decades the patient is treated with pain meds and the patient suffers from reduced ability. When the patient can go no longer, pieces of cartilage are cut off to relieve the pressure on nerve roots. Eventually it is bone on bone (or bone on nerves) and out come the metal and plastic replacement parts otherwise known as c-clamps and chewing gum.
If the equipment had been shut down when the bolt first came loose, a full day’s production could have been saved. If the nutrition of the patient had been reviewed at the first sign of pain, the joint could have been saved. When c-clamps and chewing gum are used, the whole day’s production has to be thrown away. When pain meds and metal joints are used the patient has to be thrown away. The use of c-clamps and aluminum foil were used in folly at the plant manger’s request to booster his bonus. The use of pain meds and metal joints were used in folly at government’s request to booster the medical economy.
Manufacturing corporate and governments just smile as they know they are making the economics delightful for their bonuses.
Well that post hit me between the eyes! I have been asking myself WHY – are knee joints and other joints ‘wearing out’? And needing to be replaced. I’m pretty sure it wasn’t happening in earlier generations, or at least not to this extent. I would love to hear more. I have a very painful knee and I am researching everything possible to help myself deal with it. Anyway waiting lists for medical help are years long in this country! Really appreciate your posts thank you
Most of the items are in my blog. Checked the back pain category. In last post I gave you these. It you take them as supplements in the correct amounts, good things should happen. vitamin D (not D2), vitamin C, magnesium (in an absorbable form), zinc, correct proteins, iodine, vitamin A (not beta carotene), B12, and folate (not folic acid). I avoided more back surgery and healed from chronic pain and sleep apnea. Correct proteins are found in gelatin and two to three teaspoons in water of just plain gelatin without sweeteners before should help the pain immensely.