Tomorrow is a pivotal day. My mom* will be released from the hospital. Either she will go to a rehabilitation facility for three weeks, or she will come home. Neither my father nor my mother want her to go anywhere but home. I am hoping and praying that the doctors stick to their original assessment. They believe she... Read more
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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 I’ve... Read more
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?
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... Read more
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... Read more