... HI, so sorry you are having this problem I've had two rot cuff surgery w/ one having a frozen shoulder afterwards and I had to have a MUA (Manipulation under anethesia) to correct it. I still don't have full use, I have severe osteo in the shoulder and the dr. said I will need replacement down the road.
I don't know how advanced your RA is or if you have had a MRI of your... (4 replies)
... My wife woke up yesterday with a stiff and sore neck, thought she slept on it wrong. As the day went on she started to develope a low grade fever and her joints were getting sore, especially her knees and it was painful for her to walk.
Last night her fever went up to 101 and the pain was getting worse, and her ankles and hands had swollen up, not huge, but definately... (3 replies)
... inseted a medical staple to hold the main bones together in my left foot.....in the last 6 months it's become stupidly painful. If I walk or stand for more than 30 minutes I end up needing painkillers as it gets so painful.....I often dread getting up in the mornings because it's so painful. ... (5 replies)
... nd basal joint operation. The 1st fusion on left basal joint was Jan 2012 and I was in a splint for 8 weeks but the fusion did not take. I must use a CMF device 30 minutes per day for 4 weeks to promote bone cell growth. ... (3 replies)
OK, Certified Organic - it's great, we all have to use a lot of product in Organic only, honey one of them since we know what pestisides do to our systems. But if you look on the label, look for the word 100% RAW before you read Manuka Honey or any other honey.
I know for sure that some bee keepers may use 50-50, some sell pasteurized honey (some people feel... (5 replies)
... Thanks so much for the very thoughtful and detailed input!.
I don't remember all of the tests I had or the results but I'll do my best. Many of the tests listed below are ones that I have had done multiple times so I'll just list the ones I've had done within the last few years...
* CBC w/Diff (always comes back normal)
* Thyroid Panel (always comes back normal)
*... (5 replies)
... hat the FDA has asked them to update the medicines label a couple of times and the most recent one has added this pseudo tumor cerebri. So I'm in pain due to the arthritis and now pressure in my head..FML!! ... (6 replies)
... I think this issue needs to be seriously delved into, my step daughter 23yrs
old is having a hip replacement in June due to RA. Their is no family history
and she took accutane in high school (6 replies)
... Hello! I took accutane a while ago. Once in my late teens then had to go on it in my mid 20's and now in my 30's just got diagnosed with rheumatoid arthiritis. I too am wondering if the accutane has something to do with this. No one in my family has arthritis. (6 replies)
... of the Methotrexate. I was on 60 mg of Predisone for months but am decreasing it by 10 mg per week and am now on 30 mg. Since the decrease from 40 to 30 I can tell a huge difference in my pain. Can you please tell me about your eyes? ... (7 replies)
I've been taking Meloxicam 7.5 mg. for the past six months, first starting one tab per day and now I'm on two - three tabs per day.
My lower back pain/arthritis around waist-line getting stiff and often pain because weather getting chilly as days go by. Then, I increased to three(3) tabs per day from this Monday. However, it's still not really helping as feeling... (1 replies)
... BTW, I was diagnosed with Fibro at age 30 too, but this is "shady" diagnoses since no blood work, no tests can prove anything. Just by pushing pressure points. ... (4 replies)
... doctor recommendation so you can get the best possible results, you can damage your neck if you don't know what you are doing ,I have had cervial spinal for over 30 years ,and had a cervical fusion in 2002 and it has since came back but on 3 more discs . ... (10 replies)
... Firstly, did the cortizone shot hit the right spot. You have to get some novocain into the area first and if the pain goes the cortizoine will, if you do the same deapth and angle again might well work. I suspect you just had a shot and the doc hoped for the best. If the OA is really rubbibg the tendon then a surgeon can improve the space by removing some bone. The worst thing... (6 replies)
... Thanks so much! And I agree, I will just keep up with Tylenol.. I don't need anymore side effects. (3 replies)
... Chances are it is OA. My fingers have had OA for 30 years and RA for 6 and the curves in my fingers are from OA. ... (3 replies)
... Hi! I'm a 30 year old female who has finally after 10 years of symptoms coming and going and 3 Rheumatologist's found a Dr. I love and have gotten a diagnosis. ... (2 replies)
... I could see how the original diagnoses was made. He put me on 40 mg of prednisone for 30 days and then 20 for 30 days. I have tremors in the AM not long after I take the meds that last a few hours. Is this normal? ... (2 replies)
... So, back to topic....is Seronegative Arthritis similar to Ro Lupus? ... (14 replies)
... office infusion program so I just go to his office for my meds. Orencia is given by IV every 4 weeks. I drive up, get blood work done and then sit for 30 minutes while it infuses and then go home. Enbrel and Humira and Simponi and Cimzia are all injected but Orencia and Remicade are IV's..... ... (14 replies)