... I thought I had posted this earlier - but must have misfired. Apologies if it shows up again!
53 y.o. woman, family history of osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease. Currently diagnosed with moderate osteoporosis (treating with diet after discontinuing Fosamax).
Laminectomy in 2011 for lumbar disc, arthroscopic knee surgery following a horseback riding injury... (4 replies)
... ced, other treatments that reduce pain are a heating pad, hotter than usual bathwater temp soaking baths, ice packs, my TENS unit, gentle stretches done lying in bed that help me prevent stiffness, very rarely a medrol dose pak is prescribed by my dr as a steroidal anti inflammatory. ... (3 replies)
... I am a very active 68, and was diagnosed with arthritis in both hips 3 years ago - the right one is much more advanced.The cartilage has worn very thin, so that I have developed bone spurs in the rght hip. Although I have a pronounced limp, I don't really experience any pain ,I just feel stiff when I get up from sitting for a long time, and feel it when I turn in bed, plus I... (3 replies)
... s have been driving me crazy. They hurt all the time, like a constant throbbing. I can't sit still at my desk during the day or on the couch in the evening or in bed at night. The muscles ache all the time. ... (14 replies)
... Hello all, I have no idea why my postings are posting twice.??
Margarita, I did try to take your advice about the boots. Tred on my husbands. But it did not help. I did little walking with the boot . Could not work. My neck issue began before the cam boot and is unrelated. Last evening I went for a swim. My neck was really painful and tight when I tried to turn it.... (27 replies)
... very thin silk pants and top. Believe or not, I walk in a house in my gloves and socks when I am very bad and go to bed with it too. No, it's not pretty, but who cares if it helps with pain, right? ... (1 replies)
... I have had arthritis in my feet and ankles for over 20 years. ... (27 replies)
... I landed in the hospital three days last week for asthma which messed with my heart and blood pressure, and they put me on prednisone (as well as a boatload of other stuff.) I didn't get my meloxicam the first day because of a miscommunication and my joints were really hurting by the time I got it (11 o'clock that night)... but after that, surprisingly I didn't have a twinge.... (2 replies)
... ;) Hi Everyone. I am 38F, and have Rheumatoid Arthritis. I am looking for so advise (possibly you have the same condition?). The pain I have in my shoulder(s) is extremely painful. I canít say that the pain is worse in the morning or evening. It is a constant pain, but at itís worse 1st thing in the morning. When I try to lift my shoulders at about half way (shoulder... (4 replies)
... Yes, it can relate to Arthritis and even though I am not a DR, I think this is what her shooting pains is about. ... (1 replies)
... i was just got told i have arthritis in my neck. not on nothing for it. but my whole left arm and fingers go numb and feels like its sleeping and it is hard to get comfy in bed when ur hurting. ... (16 replies)
... I just got up from my bed first time in 5 days. ... (2 replies)
... o that, but usually long before the end of the day the pain starts and builds up from there. It can start from something as innocent as spending too much time in bed with my head on my pillow. I can't lay on my back for long due to the painful pressure on the back of my neck. ... (10 replies)
... I'm sure the weather is much nicer where you are now! Montreal can be pretty chilly a lot of the time! I keep trying to plan trips there, but they never seem to work out somehow :confused:
I watched a bunch of videos on how to do it, and I successfully gave myself an injection of MTX on Monday. It isn't that hard, the hardest part is building yourself up to stab yourself... (18 replies)
... of my fiance about two years ago. The issues I was experiencing were joint pain, occasional swelling around the joints, and stiffness. I didn't initially think arthritis because I was 25 at the time the symptoms started to appear. ... (4 replies)
... Open MRI examination of the lumbar spine without intravenous contrast shows mild levoscoliosis. Diffuse degenerative arthritis is seen with diffuse narrowing of the intervertebral disk spaces and spondylosis. ... (1 replies)
... y your visit with the doctor wasn't more conclusive. The fingers on my dominant hand used to be thicker. But now, a year after the "overnight" onset of extreme arthritis symptoms, both hands look equally thick and coarse. I think it is easier to accept gradual changes in how our bodies feel and look. ... (6 replies)
... I am not sure what kind arthritis your mom has, but Arthritis is not a death sentence. Absolutely not. ... (2 replies)
... My grandma takes this enzyme supplement for her arthritis and it helps her. Its called Neprinol, you can google it if your interested there is lots of info on it. ... (5 replies)
... I have arthritis in my fingers is painful, swollen to write type, cut up my meals, making the bed as if anything brushes up against my fingers it stings like crazy even doing up shoe laces to day to day things lately is very hard now. ... (7 replies)