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Here is some information on chiropractic treatments for the back that you might find helpful, as well as some information on spinal osteoarthritis and treatment options and exercises you might try. Every person responds to treatments differently so it is hard to say whether chiropractic help will work. You might ask your doctor if he/she feels a chiropractor will help. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
I am so sorry that you are in so much pain! You might try these exercises for knee osteoarthritis. The stretches can help improve range of motion, keep you limber, and hopefully eliminate some of your pain. This article on walking to ease knee pain may also be of interest to you. Are you working with a doctor to help manage your OA?
Also, here are 11 knee pain dos and don'ts -- the article has some good suggestions, such as making sure that your shoes aren't making things worse, considering acupuncture, and using the RICE method. When you get home from work do you apply ice or elevate your knee?
Lastly, here is some information on your diet and osteoarthritis -- adding more omega-3s to your diet, getting enough vitamin C, and eating more fruits and vegetables are some things mentioned. Our Osteoarthritis Health Center has a lot more information that I think you will find helpful. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
Here are some home treatment options for a torn meniscus that you might try as you wait for your MRI (with your doctor's approval). I hope that you are able to relieve some of your pain with these tips. Please let us know how you are doing!