... Unfortunately I do not have any advice for you but was wondering more about your arthritis. I'm only 18 and was just diagnosed with facet joint arthritis a few months ago. My doctor has basically told me that there is nothing I can do about it and I will just have to try to suck it up and manage the pain. ... (2 replies)
... I haven't had any further imaging though to back this up at this stage. ... (4 replies)
... I get ultrasound treatment at the Physiotherapist and I find this helps me in a HUGE way! ... (4 replies)
... can you get arthritis at only the age of 15? ... (2 replies)
... thbak you both so much for replying, i didn;t really believe that no one cared, i was just feelng really alone.
at first my doctors didnl;t even believe that ,y hip was broken, because ti is rare at my age,
i h=just went fron being sooo busy and active to being arthritic so young....
even sex can be difficult, this sounds funy, but at 25, i feel like i am fallig... (5 replies)
... wow - you sounded just like me. If you read my previous posts, you can know how frustrating I was going through for the past 6 months.
The reason why people don't respond to your post is because they either haven't been through this position before or that they had responded to other people's post similar to yours.
To keep this succinct as possible:
1. hip... (5 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your arthritis and i imagine it was a shock. The problem is, unless you have arthritis its not something people really think about... ... (5 replies)
... Yes, it is possible to develop arthritis that young. ... (5 replies)
... Arthritis is a disease that can hit at any age, or gender. In my case, it's genetic,my Grandmother had a very severe case, and died from side effects of the meds in her early 50's. ... (5 replies)
... It is unfortunate and sad that your Dad is so ill at such a young age, and relatively uncooperative with letting others help in his health care. These symptoms could represent a number of different things. ... (4 replies)
... ain in both shoulders for years, the right knee for years and pain in the left knee for about a year now. My ortho doc has started wondering if I have Rheumatoid Arthritis due to the pain, inflammation, joint stiffness, and clinical history. I can't even run or jog. ... (1 replies)
... By avoiding treatments at age 16 you are looking for more trouble in the future. To me, reading your post, I feel you already have your flairs and you have plenty on your plate. ... (2 replies)
... rays but I have developed severe arthritis in my ankle and big toe joint, and bone spurs on both. Pain started spreading from my ankle to my foot. ... (5 replies)
... So i am 19, first felt arthritis pain at about age 7. i know what your thinking, your thinking im faking it as many people i tell do. right knee hurts always at least a little if i do everyday walking. and thats tolerable. ... (1 replies)
... I had CMC joint Trapezium removed and Flexor Carpi Radialis tendon arthroplasty at 38. Now 7 years later it has failed. I am a physical therapist. ... (35 replies)
... It's just not something I thought I'd ever have to face at this age. I think maybe I should just go for it sooner rather than later now that I think about it, the more I wait the more worried I get lol! ... (35 replies)
... And here's another nice little aspect for me, a few months ago I was also diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Which explains the arthritis since many people with Crohn's have arthritis too. ... (35 replies)
... and because of your young age, I would want to rule out rheumatoid arthritis, especially if you have any other joint issues like hands, feet, knees, hips, etc. ... (9 replies)
... I know arthritis can happen at any age, but when I first read about this surgery I read an article from an orthopedic doctor who said he excluded patients under 40 from having this surgery. ... (35 replies)
... ery is, with a much longer recovery. I can't afford to take that much time off work, and I can't help but wonder if I should even have this surgery. I'm 36, is arthritis surgery like this the best thing to do at my age? ... (35 replies)