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ELBOW PAIN WHEN I EXTEND ONLY. NO SWELLING OR BRUI...
Hello, I'm having a pain in my elbow when I straighten it to 180 degrees. Almost like it doesn't want...More
Posted by selalmeida
shoulder arthritis
I am thirty years old and have had bilateral shoulder surgery on left and right shoulder. I have...More
Posted by keeping_my_head_up
Acute onset OA in hands?
Hi all, I'm 40 and about 3 months ago one of my finger joints (PIP) started hurting when I would try to open...More
Posted by An_258879
Is it just my knee OA?
I broke my kneecap 5 months ago. I've had surgery for a lateral release, meniscus tear, I now have OA. I've...More
Posted by emsgirl24
Bursectomy
Looking for dr who does bursectomy in Illinois or Missouri. Thanks.
Posted by An_258844
2 months post trigger finger surgery and PROBLEMS!
2 months ago had TF surgery on LH thumb and middle finger. Incisions are still very painful; thumb is...More
Posted by emilyandhailey
OA and fibromyalgia
Has anyone got this lethal combination? I am struggling to be pain free and it's affecting my ability to work....More
Posted by dimend3
Knee OA
I had a fractured kneecap this spring, I've had arthroscopic surgery, also a lateral release, he cleaned out...More
Posted by An_258797
newly diagnosed
Newly diagnosed with Degenerative osteoarthritis in neck. Currently experiencing numbness/tingling in left...More
Posted by An_258761
2 months post surgery
It is a comfort to read these posts and know that I am not alone in my questions/concerns/pain associated with...More
Posted by perumama
oa and ra
I know its rare, however I have both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Are there others with both and how...More
Posted by pegigi
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
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
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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
BACK AGAIN
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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