Following 3 general contractors repairing a crack in my drywall I was informed that it would continue to happen because the problem was with the foundation of my house. If I did not have the problem addressed I could then expect to experience water infiltration with subsequent water damage as well as continued structural and cosmetic damage.
Following 3 mechanics replacing missing oil in my vehicle I was informed that I would continue to have to fill the oil reservoir because the problem was not with the oil.
Following 3 Medical Professionals recommendation for prescribed pain medicine I was informed that I would continue to have a pain problem because the problem was not a lack of prescribed pain medicine, yet the treatment approach did not change.
Following 3 General Practitioners prescribing insulin to address my diabetes I was informed that I would continue to have a diabetes problem because the problem was not a lack of prescribed medicine, yet the treatment approach did not change.
Following 3 Medical Professionals treating Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Degenerative joint, Degenerative disc, Idiopathic Systemic illness…
How many examples could I think of? The point of the post is to encourage the inquiry as to WHY. As best stated by Dr. Sosman,
“You see only what you look for; you recognize only what you know”
If your experience has been similar to the facetious examples above then I would encourage you to seek answers and other individuals with answers. All professionals can be nice, helpful, and trustworthy but sometimes ineffective in treating the compensation rather than the cause. Follow the breadcrumb trail of people with the same problem who are getting results.
(soapbox done) 🙂