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I've never posted anything before on a forum I'm completely new at this.
I have a small dog Norfolk terrier/jack Russell, he's lovely, but last October time after coming to the end of the walk I put him on an lead extension but hadn't locked it.i was talking at the time and did nt see him bolt which consequently jarred my arm/ shoulder.
something so small has completely changed my life seven months on.
saw the dr in January was diagnosed with tendonitis I did mention the dog incident too.
By the time we entered march and I had a cortisone injection my shoulder had started to freeze.
I've seen a consultant and my gp neither has physically examined me and presumed it was tendonitis.
ive been signed off work as I have a physical job and my range of movement is down to 20% I'm in acute pain majority of the time.
this has taken over my life! my mum sadly passed away suddenly too ,adding to my now miserable life.
Anyway, I've given up with nhs, the waiting lists, the lack of care I've received and misdiagnosis. I've eaten into all my savings, had an mri done it's shown small tendon tear, bruising to the bone and soft tissue trauma.
ive seen a private consultant who's finally given me this diagnosis and I'm having on Monday next week this hydraulition injection.
I'm proud we have an nhs service in this country but after working all my working life and paying taxes I'm very disheartened that they've let me down.it really does seem to be postcode thing.my uncle is going through the same thing right now and couldn't wish for better treatment.
in total I've spent 800 quid on this shoulder, my savings have gone fingers crossed this injection works and life can resume some normality, although it will never be the same without my lovely mum by my side.
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