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Chronic hip bursitis, left knee synovitis
I have been coping with chronic left hip bursitis for almost a year. It is so severe, that I cannot sleep...More
Posted by An_258713
Newly diagnosed, 29 years old
Hi, my name is Ebony. I am newly diagnosed with osteoarthritis. It is very rare that a person my...More

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WebMD's 2014 Health Heroes
Who should win the People's Choice Award this year? Cast your vote here from a list of celebrities who...More
Posted by atti_editor
Basal joint surgery
I have been diagnosed with basal joint arthritis and will be scheduling for surgery in a couple weeks. A very...More
Posted by tiabaria
Has anyone been helped my surgery
I have OA in my knees and back. I am 47. I am doing aquacize. The pain is so bad if I try to walk...More
Posted by hurtinforcertin

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Meeks Physical Therapy for osteoporosis/Forteo
Has anyone done PT to help with osteoporosis? Especially the Meeks method for the spine. Is anyone taking...More
Posted by An_258447
Adaptation Solution Controversy
I have osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease of my lower back. I also have severe chronic persistent...More
Posted by shortwind
Adaptation Solution Controversy
I have osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease of my lower back. I also have severe chronic persistent...More
Posted by shortwind
Scooter or Wheelchair
I'm to the point of needing wheels to get around. I also have Fibromyalgia. Has anyone had any problem...More
Posted by tutiefruitie
Treatment of arthritis in lower back
My chiropractor informed me recently that my lower back pain is caused by degeneration -- arthritis. He...More
Posted by jenr1234
I posted on here a few months ago but I just now caught up with the forum. I'm struggling with the same thing...More
Posted by jwb43
Osteoarthritis in lower back
I was just diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my lower back by my chyropractor. The only thing she wants to do is...More
Posted by olson2
Seacod Capsules?
I read in a article that Seacod Capsules helps in arthritis. Is it True?
Posted by An_249935
butrans patches
Have any of you tried Butrans patches? They have given me the most over all pain relief of any pain medication...More
Posted by tauamom

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55 and have right knee pain and no insurance
I am 55 years old and my right knee is twice the size of my left knee at the end of each work day. I had...More
Posted by An_258083
Pre-op Question
Are there certain things that you cannot do after the surgery? Will I need help at home with basic chores?
Posted by redshoes108
just diagnosed
I have just been diagnosed with severe degenerative spinal osteoarthritis - had a CT scan a week ago and am...More
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Knee Replacement and water activities
I had my knee replaced a few years ago and I have noticed that when I am in the water I can't bend my...More
Posted by sande_bihlmaier

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