Monday, September 15, 2014

People Who Are Living With Osteoarthritis

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RA, Physical Trauma, and Healing

I still remember the date and time of my injury.  It was April 2nd, at 4:30 in the morning.  I had awakened and was making my way downstairs for some pain medication.   I didn’t switch on the light.  I didn’t give myself a moment to clear my head.  I was half sleep-walking down the stairs that lead from my... Read moreChevron
Pattye Snyder

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Spring Is Here: New Arthritis Challenges, New Solutions

After some false starts, it looks like spring has finally begun.   I can’t tell you how happy that makes me.  This past winter, with its bitter weather, has been a learning experience for me.  I have spent the past few years in Africa teaching as a volunteer and enjoying the balmy sub–tropical weather.  But instead... Read moreChevron
posted 04/19/2013, comments (0)|
Rachael60

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knee injury

if you have a knee injury (torn cartlidge), have had microfracture on knee, is it related if the other knee starts to gradually hurt due to overuse - stress from compensating for the knee pain in the knee that had microfracture?
posted 05/30/2010, comments (0)|
Pachie

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frustrated...but keepin' on.

Hi. I'm new to this site, and it seems like a good one, to be involved with- for me. I have osteoarthritis, & degenerative disc disease. ...This started, so severely a couple of years ago; and now, I have to use a wheelchair most of the time. I am 43 yrs. old, and I feel in my 80's...alot!   Its hard, to use my arms & hands much of... Read moreChevron
c21tamit

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How do you live with it????

All the test results are in. I don't have... RA, OA, Lupus, and the Rhummy doesn't think it's fibro. Now What. This has been a terible blow to me. I'm sick. Why can't  they find out what's making me sick. Every DR, and there have been tons of them, Think it's something different. And most conclusions end with, Well pain management is the only... Read moreChevron