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  • 15 days ago

    Hip osteoarthritis

    I have osteoarthritis in my left hip (moderate) which never caused me any problem until 3 mos ago I did some leg lifts and splits. Progressively I get worse everyday. Thinking I had pulled ligaments or muscle I expected it to heal. Now the hip pain is intolerable & I walk with cane and can barely lift right leg. Did my exercises cause this?
  • 16 days ago

    Partial knee replacement post 8 weeks

    It has almost been eight weeks since I had a partialknee replacement still experiencing pain stiffness and swelling and it is hard for me to get up to 90 degrees is there anyone else experiencing this?
  • 19 days ago

    Revision question

    I recently went thru a revision knee replacement. Originally having a partial, now a TKR. Post surgery, pain could not be managed and after a CT was done, found that the alignment of the stem is misaligned in my tibia and also caused a fracture. Is this common? What long term effects should i expect. Asking my surgeon would give the impression of lawsuit, but i just need honest answers.
  • 19 days ago

    Upcoming surgery

    I am having knee replacement surgery in a week. Im yound to have severe arthritis at 42. I am terrified of surgery, post operative pain, etc. Any advice helpful to ease my anxiety
  • 1 month ago

    Exercising with osteoarthritis

    I saw an orthopedist because of pain and swelling in both knees 2 years ago. He said I need total knee replacements. I am 75 and do not want to undergo surgery so I curtailed hiking and aerobics which had been causing pain, I lost some weight and ate more foods recommended by the Arthritis Org. I have been able to manage the pain but worry that I am too sedentary and may be setting myself up for other health problems. I have started riding a stationary bike, working up to 30 minutes a day but wonder....
  • 1 month ago

    Osteoarthritis in both knees

    I'm at 56 year old female who has been diagnosed with moderate to severe Osteoarthritis in both knees. My symptoms began in 2011 and have gradually become so bad that I had to stop working. I've taken OTC pain meds and on 2 occasion prescribed pain meds for a short time because I fell twice in the last year due to my limited mobility and fractured my ankle the first time and broke my wrist the second time. And OTC meds just weren't helping with my knee pain on top of the pain from both....
  • 1 month ago

    Can't bend leg after full knee replacement and leg maipulation

    Had full knee replacement surgery 3 months ago after 2 months leg would not bend past 70 degrees...did led manipulation a month and a half later cannot bend leg past 76 degrees...I attend physio and do 2-3 hours of exercises per day as recommended by Specialist and!!!
  • 2 months ago


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  • 5 months ago

    What should I do don't want surgery or in injections

    I'm 52, recently diagnosed with osteoarthritis of both knees, was told by this doctor a knee joint orthopedic surgeon specialist with 30 yrs experience i have bad news for you, you have osteoarthritis of both knees arthroscopic surgery will not work for you you need knee replacement surgery but are too young, did you injure yourself? Yes I walked 10,000 miles overnight job for 9 years, how long should I wait for surgery? what do younger people do with this problem? or what is the progression....
  • 5 months ago

    Try this treatment

    Some people who arthritis feel pain, however, you can do different sports to treat it and exercises. Try swimming, kickboxing or fitness as they could help arthritis sometimes.