49 yrs old and am scheduled for bilateral partial knee replacement. My ortho did all the correct test and determined partials were the way to go. All of my pain was on the anterior side. 2 weeks after that appointment I started to experience pain on the medial side that's probably more painful than the original anterior pain. Does anyone think that the pain I'm experiencing on the medial side is a sign that I now need total knee's? I've called my ortho and told them about it but they didn't suggest that the medial pain was a sign of needing a total knee. I was traveling for work and was able to get a steroid injection in them that has helped some. My hope is that the pain on the medial side is just some type of transference of pain on my part and I'm still a candidate for partials. I have my pre-op visit in 2 weeks.
I have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, years ago. It is not very bad at all most of the time. For about a month or so I have been experiencing pain in my upper-right arm (not the joints) and it seems to react like osteoarthritis, to caffeine, overuse and poor weather. Lifting, raising, rotating, or using the arm increases the pain, which is an ache from annoying to very bad. Ibprophen alleviates the pain only a little and for only a little while. Since it is mid-arm and seems to radiate from the bone inside, I felt it may be part of my osteoarthritis. I am poor and without health-care, so running to a doctor for exams, tests and needless care is out of the question, but if I have an idea of what it might be, I could decide better if it would be worth it. I would appreciate any input. Thankyou.View Thread
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