As I stated in my other post to you, if you're in a physically demanding job that you know you can't do forever, learn another trade. Go back to school. You'd be surprised at how many people are changing their careers in their 40's, 50's and even 60's.View Thread
I'm not really sure what the point is of your post. It's very difficult to read for one but also confusing as to what you're asking.
Obviously you had a reaction to the medications so stopping them is the right thing to do. There are all kinds of drugs out there for OA. Which one helps is a lot of trial and error and totally unpredictable. But that has nothing to do with whether or not your diagnosis is correct. We cannot tell you that. If you are questioning the diagnosis then the best thing to do is take your x-rays and MRIs to another orthopedic surgeon for confirmation.View Thread
First off, a fall in the mall will not cause arthritis. It's not the sort of thing that happens over night. An injury can certainly lead to arthritis but it could take years for it to develop. If this is something you discovered after the fall then you already had arthritis and the fall just aggravated the condition.
Second, you need to go to a medical doctor to have your ankle assessed.Chiropractors are not medical doctors and they should not be messing around with your ankle. Go see an orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist and find out what's really going on and what treatment options are available.View Thread