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  • 10 days ago

    Chiropractic care

    Has anyone used chiropractic and had good results?
  • 1 month ago

    Orencia

    Hello.. new here but certainly not to ra. I have been on Simponi Auto jet for almost seven years now but have had some changes in my health and my rheumatologist thinks it's time to change. she's talking about Orencia and I noticed they have an auto jet. I am wondering if it is painful to use. I'm not a wimp but Simponi is so easy and it's only monthly and is completely pain-free. just trying to get some information together before I head down a different road. Thanks much for any....
  • 1 month ago

    Right knee pain

    I am a woman of about 68 years, weighing about 90kg. I have this knee pain under my knee cap but there's no swollen. The pain comes mostly when I sit for long , and it worsens when my diet consists of turkey meat or red meat but less with fish or chicken. Sometimes the pains can radiate inside the muscles of the lap when I am walking. I have not been using any NSAID or oral pain reliever but the external ones. I use Voltarené gel to massage but sometimes the pain still comes back. Please can....
  • 3 months ago

    Suspected Arthritis

    She started with back pain (in the lumbar spine area) in the past year or so. It wasn’t serious/long lasting. Every time my mom has the back pain, she put on a pain relief pad (those cheap kind you can get from Chinese pharmacies or Rite Aid. She used various kinds, and they seemed had worked in the past). Now the pain relief pad doesn’t help anymore. The back pain (again in the lumbar spine area) is getting worse, and even her knees are getting pain as well. We went to different doctors (3 internal....
  • 5 months ago

    Osteoarthritis success

    I had osteoarthritis show up in both my shoulders ??? I have never had even an inkling of shoulder problems in my entire 55 yrs. Then one day I woke up and thought I had slept on my shoulder the wrong way - I continued to carry on with daily activities and exercise but immediatly started treating the pain as osteoarthritis and encorporated stretching, strength exercises to deal with the stiffness, loss of range of motion , weakness, and pain - It has been 1 yr that this has been going on and along....
  • 6 months ago

    is it RA?

    hi! i have been experiencing joint pain in my fingers, toes, wrists, elbows, jaw, knees, and ankles for three months now. it started after a course of antibiotics from a hospital acquired infection. along with the severe joint pain, i have headaches and fatigue. some days the symptoms are so bad i don't leave my bed. weirdly enough, i have no visible swelling in any of my joints. my pcp has run simple blood tests and everything is normal. my ANA and RF are both normal. i have been referred to....
  • 6 months ago

    High Cabinets Survey

    Hello, we are a group of High School students attempting to design a product that would help reach items on high shelves. Would you please take a moment to fill out a quick survey, it would help us out a lot. Thank you! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfBgskxgr81qUsDA0jDPnn_v1ldA8Tt9wsKc-FIAHjkyJ-gDw/viewform?vc=0& ;c=0&w=1
  • 7 months ago

    Help please-osteoarthritis pain

    Hi I’m new to this forum but I would really appreciate some help/advice. Im a 49 year old woman and Ive been suffering for the past 4 years. I have bilateral osteoarthritis in my hands, hips, knees and midfeet and I also have osteoarthritis in my lumber spine. I also have bursitis in both my hips. All my arthritis has been diagnosed by x-ray and I have had an MRI scan off my feet which also showed up some inflammation. I had to pay privately to get my MRI done. I am in constant pain even at night....
  • 10 months ago

    Cortizone Shot

    I got Cortizone shot 2 weeks ago. Right after I got it I got a migraine that lasted 6 days it was awful. Now my foot is swollen bad. At night I try to keep it up and put ice on it.. is this another side effect on getting this shot?
  • 10 months ago

    New to Osteoarthritis

    Hi all, I am new to this site and condition and in need of some advice and a sympathetic group to chat to. I am 52 years in 3 days time and still full of life, active and energetic as much as possible. I work part time for a company and my husband and I run two businesses from home. I had a car accident in December last year where I was left with a shoulder injury and under the circumstances I thought my car had come off second best, being written off (the other driver was unharmed and her car had....