I have been having knee pain since the age of 18 and I'm now 51. I have had ACL reconstruction, Scar tissue removed, and 2 meniscus tears repaired. I was told there was nothing more to do expect a knee replacement and I was to young to have it done. I'd rather have it done now and get rid of the pain and then have it again in 20 years then suffer for 10 more years. When I go to my orthopedic Dr. all he does is a cortizone shot. It's doesn't work.
I have experienced chest pain on and off for the past 14 years. Nobody knows what it is. Just Monday I started experiencing the neck pain, shoulder pain and tingly hands. I just got out of the hospital and they don't know what it is and released me last night. The pain can be any place in the chest high and low. Went through to my back yesterday for the first time. I worry about all this because there is heart disease on my dad's side of the family. He is one of 13 kids and they all died of a heart attack before the age of 60 and some dropped dead in there 30's. My cardiologist says there is nothing wrong with my heart. So what is this pain. The only med I take is for High blood pressure. Has anybody heard of this and what might it be. I'm tired of Dr.s and ready to give up and let my life go in the direction that it's going in. BBView Thread
Yes this is chronic pain going on for years. I think the problem is the hydrocodone isn't working anymore and so I am taking more and more. I took 6 yesterday. Just trying to get some relief. I am going to have to talk to my Dr. to which I see in March. I've tried taking 800mg of motrin but that isn't doing anything either.
I've already had 2 back surgeries on my back and 3 surgeries on my left knee. I was told all they can do for my left knee is put in a knee replacement. My right knee pain is new as it is popping like going out of place almost bringing me to the ground.
Then I have my neck pain to which I had surgery on 3 years ago to repair and fuse 3 disks.
I also have pain in my left forearm with a lot of weakness going from my hand to my elbow. Dr. doesn't know about that yet.
I have been taking Hydrocodone for quite awhile for pain management,. I believe I am addicted to it. One pill every 4 house isn't enough to take my pain away anymore. I take 3 at a time and it not only helps the pain but I like the way it makes me feel. I also see a therapist for depression and she tries to get me off it and stop taking it as it makes my depression worse. I'm at the point in my life I don't care.
Went to the Dr. today about my fractured leg. He said it was a bad fracture and not healed yet. I have to continue wearing the air cast, The big clod hoping thing. Was hoping I could go back to my sneakers at least. I've been in the cast for 4 weeks already. BBView Thread
I fell down the stairs 2 months ago but just had it checked out about a month ago. I'm in an aircast up to my knee. It's feeling okay while in the aircast but when I have it off my ankle kills. Especially when sleeping and turning and pushing on my leg to turn over. I'm 48 years old. The pain pills don't work and they actually keep me awake at nignt.
I fractured the bone above my ankle. I don't know how I did it. I'm in an air cast for a month to 6 weeks. Maybe it is starting to hurt more because the swelling is finally going out of it. BBView Thread
I have severe foot pain in my left foot. It came on suddenly. I didn't do anything to it. I really think I pulled tendons in my foot. Just don't know what to do to fix it. I ice it everyday because of the swelling. I told my husband I'm going to end up in the emergency room because I can't get into the Dr.s working around my schedule. It doesn't help that I'm on my foot all day at work.