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  • 13 days ago

    Shoulder Pain

    I was reviewing my medical records and there was a not that said possible small joint inferior to the glenoid and I wanted to know what that means? Can anyone enlighten me?
  • 15 days ago

    What People With Psoriatic Arthritis Wish You Knew

    Most people hear arthritis and think of senior citizens. But as I’m sure many here can attest, that isn’t always the case. And it’s certainly true for those with psoriatic arthritis -- a type that anyone can get at any age. Here are some things that people with psoriatic arthritis wish you knew: Do you have psoriatic arthritis (or any type of arthritis)? What do YOU wish people knew about living with arthritis?
  • 17 days ago

    i believe

    even though you tingling in your bones or disconfor
  • Coping with Osteoarthritis , Diabetes Type II, Aging and Depression! Help Please?

    Hello. My name is Raven I came here looking for a support group of some kind. I have Osteoarthritis , Diabetes Type II, and Depression, plus I am 54 years old and feel more like 65. This is really getting me down and my poor husband has heard everything too often from me, and my doctor has done all she can, which includes Hydrocodone and I am getting regular exercise now. Still the painful diabetic neuropathy is keeping me from doing a lot o things, and makes driving difficult because I never know....

  • 19 days ago

    hip replacement surgery

    I just had my 2-year "hip check" appointment. My right hip was replaced in Feb 1997 and my left in Oct 1999. I was a "young" patient, only in my 40's and wanted the best outcome. Some of this was accomplished by finding the best "hip surgeon" in the greater Portland Maine area. That person was suggested by the anesthesia group I worked for at that time. Brian McGrory, MD informed me at my consult that he could be the best hip surgeon in the world but he could never....
  • 20 days ago

    What prescription meds TRULY relieve advanced Osteoarthritis pain?

    I suffer like many of you each day. I don't want to any longer. Nabumetone does not work for me. Can anyone make a strong suggestion that you have first hand experience that works for pain? Thanks in advance for your reply. ~ Chris
  • 21 days ago

    News Flash: Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature

    "Some people swear that changes in humidity, temperature, air pressure and the like trigger back pain and arthritis. But a team at the George Institute for Global Health in Newtown, Australia said it found no evidence to support that theory." You can read more about what researchers found here: What do you think? Do your joints ache more in different types of weather?
  • 22 days ago

    How to Stay Active When You Have Arthritis

    May Is Arthritis Awareness Month. As you probably know, arthritis is a broad term that covers a group of over 100 diseases -- and about 1 out of 5 adults has some form of the condition. ‘ The symptoms of arthritis, like swollen and stiff joints, tenderness, and trouble moving, can come and go, or they can be constant. And they can certainly make everyday tasks harder to do. But you don’t have to sacrifice your favorite activities when you have arthritis. From yoga to swimming, here are some great....
  • 28 days ago

    Is there any known correlation between fibromyalgia and arthritis?

    I am curious if there is *any* known correlation between fibromyalgia and arthritis? There sure seems like there could be...
  • 30 days ago

    Knee replacement

    Had my right knee replaced 3wks ago. So much discomfort..feel like it's muscle tired all the time. Get to sleep about 1-2 hrs at a time at night. Take oxycodone with Tylenol at night only. If not would get no sleep at all. I try not to take anything during the day..tylenol doesn't do anything at all. My leg always feels like it's on fire. No out..looks good. How much longer till I get some release from this.....???