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Osteoarthritis

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    Severe osteoarthritis

    Today I got my x-rays back concerning my arthritis help I'm supposed to get surgery within 2 months however I t I was told that it is severe and there are sharp bones splits coming from around the hip joint and the joint is very loose what do I need to avoid to do more damage before the two …

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  • First appointment

    Hey, So I was diagnosed a few weeks ago with osteoarthritis in my hip. I did think it was just my left hip but then I got a copy of my x-ray and it is in both hip joints. I was really upset about this ( as i am only 31)which I feel was silly to be. However I have my first consultant appointment …

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  • Severe metatarsal osteoarthritis

    Hi all, I wondered if anyone else has severe metatarsal osteoarthritis? I was diagnosed over 6 months ago and nothing works to relieve the pain. I can't have physio or a steroid injection as the doctor says it's to far gone for that. Even being at home with no shoes on my feet the pain is …

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  • Painful knees waking me up at night.

    i have suffered with a painful rleft knee for several years and was under the  impression it was OA. That was until I requested to see a specialist and found out that my knees aren’t so bad but I have advanced OA of the left  hip.  Had X-rays a few years ago but never connected my …

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  • Severe osteoarthritis

    Today I got my x-rays back concerning my arthritis help I'm supposed to get surgery within 2 months however I t I was told that it is severe and there are sharp bones splits coming from around the hip joint and the joint is very loose what do I need to avoid to do more damage before the two …

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  • Osteoarthritis

    Can anyone tell me if I can use a Revitive machine to alleviate the pain? Or a tense machine? Many thanks

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  • I'm weighing up surgery on my thumb joints

    I have osteo arthritis of both thumb joints. I'm 70, still very active ( currently on a skiing holiday) and work full time in my business. My condition is getting increasingly painful. I get by with painkillers. I have seen a surgeon but I'm really concerned about the long recovery time. …

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  • Sharp groin pain

    Hi Everyone, For those of you that have hip arthritis did any of you have intermittent sharp pain in the groin? It is not constant, which makes it worse because you just don't know when it's going to happen...

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  • Severe Osteoarthritis all over my body...

    Hi, I am new to this forum, and really am seeking any information I can find. Just wondering if anyone knows of or has osteoarthritis all over, I mean everywhere. I have it in my feet, ankles, knees, hips, spine, hands, fingers, and elbows and shoulders. My right hip is gone I need a total hip …

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  • CMC Joint Arthroplasty with tendon reposition

    3 months ago I had CMC joint Arthroplasty with tendon reposition   The first 2 months seemed to go great, except for the ongoing pain/spasm at the tendon site on forearm.  That area was always very sore and seemed to "spasm" at any movement.  Now that I have started …

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  • 8 weeks post thumb cmc arthroplasty - pain lingering

    Hi all I am cmc arthroplasty on May 21, 2018 on my right hand. My trapezium was removed and I got the tendon wrapped in its place similar to the "anchovy" you've read about. So I'm about 8 weeks into recovery. The only real problem I had was pulling a tendon in my wrist/forearm a …

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  • how to cure ostio arthritis ?

    my mother has ostio arthritis in her leg. recently she has fluid in that particular leg. she is 75 years old. i want to know how to cure the arthritis very cheaply.  

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  • Pain Relief

    Hi, I’ve been on here for awhile and have been reading everyone’s posts.  I was diagnosed at 51 with hip OA.  It took awhile to wrap my head around it, I felt like I was too young for this. But I’ve learnt since then that this can hit at any age. I just drew the short straw in the …

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  • Sensation BEHIND knees following TKR

    I had my knees replaced 10 weeks ago and am taking Tylenol during the day, when I need to. My pain level is really manageable, and mostly present if I overdo something. The problem I’m having is the awful sensation BEHIND my knees when I try to sleep! It’s like a buzzing kind of sensation that’s …

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  • Spinal steroid injections for 3 years

    I'm new here and so glad I have found others who can help each other. I'm 61 with a lot of joint pain. I get steroid injections 3-4 times a year for the past 3 years in my lower spine. I'm starting to have A lot of popping and cracking up and down my spine including my neck. Also the …

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  • Leg locking?

    I havnt been out my house in a year with personal problems. The only movement I do is livingroom and kichen. But recently when I try to use my legs my thigh muscle goes tight and hurt there and then / today I was swinging my nephew with my legs and my right thigh muscle locked and it was …

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  • Hip pain 9 months after left anterior THR

    I want to know if anyone else has been through this painful dilemma.  I’m a 54 year old male who had a left total hip replacement. (Anterior). All along the past 9 months I’ve shown improvement.  With the exception of a tightness that really has never gone away.  My leg really hasn’t …

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  • Blood Clot

    As you all are aware of I was quitting smoking to have surgery on my right hip;Hip replacement. However I just learned I have a blood clot in the same area where I have severe arthritis RH. I was getting steroid shots in the area for almost 2 years now after the blood clot shows up I checked to …

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  • Too young?

    I had a arthroscopy recently and saw my surgeon on Friday. He said my kneecap is down to bone on bone but said I couldn't have a replacement as I'm too young, I'm 53. It's more painful since the surgery. What should I do? Any suggestions?

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  • Bone spurs in neck

    Hi been in pain since nov with cervical bone spur which is causing me chronic pain in neck and shoulder. I work in a nursery and I’m room leader in a baby room of 9 babies my job requires a lot of lifting and carrying and I go home in agony I have been advised to look for another job as the lifting …

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  • Wrist Saga

    Hi All. I'm feeling relief already at having joined this forum. It's my first. I have been living with so much chronic pain for so long, and it's taking it's toll. I don't even know where to begin. I had the first fusion about 6 years ago after being diagnosed with stage 4 …

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  • End Stage Osteoarthritis - Both Knees

    I have experienced SEVERE pain for several years now as I have had to lose weight for total knee replacement surgeries. Have lost 30 pounds and need to lose 10 more. Have caregiver. Can barely walk. Can't do anything but sit and the pain is increasing badly. Have a walker but need wheelchair …

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  • Newly diagnosed

    Hey everyone, I'm new on here and this is my first post. So I had been getting a lot of hip pain, across my back and down my left leg. Mainly on and off for years but past 6 months a lot worse. Im only 31 but I couldn't get off the floor on my own, out of the bath on my own or walk …

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  • Hip OA. Can bone fragments 'move'?

    Hi, I have OA in both knees and 1 hip. I've had an injection in 1 knee but it didn't make any difference. My hip has been getting worse recently with a grinding sound and feel - especially going up and down stairs. The pain has been awful. However, tonight, it seems like the 'bits' …

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  • Ankle replacement or Fusion

    I was diagnosed with end stage osteoarthritis in sept 16 after having ligament surgery. Since then the pain has been getting increasingly worse and having a knock on effect with my mobility etc. I had an injection in Jan but it only lasted about 3 weeks my surgeon said it should last about 3 months. …

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  • Strength and grip after basal thumb surgery

    I have osteoarthritis of the right thumb joints (cmc  trapezium and scap joint). I'm 48, still very active (aerobics with weights, yoga, bike riding) and use the computer for my job (I've worked at reducing mouse use as much as possible). I just had my first cortisone shot …

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  • Finally almost pain free and off the Tramadol

    I’m relieved to say that the Pregabalin & Amitriptyline I have been prescribed have made me more or less pain free and I have been off Tramadol for just over 6 weeks. I had a few nasty withdrawal symptoms but not as bad as I was expecting.  It’s not all good news though. When on …

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