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Prolozone and prolotherapy for arthritis.

moka3

Shoulder Osteoarthritis and now Tinnitus!

bev6
  • By bev6 · Posted March 13, 2014
  • In Living with osteoarthritis · 14 replies
  • The chronic condition of osteoarthritis is bad enough but why do I have to have this darn annoying tinnitus now? Don't I have to deal with enough? It began in November getting ready for Thanksgiving dinner ...

Just out if interest

Helenbak
  • By Helenbak · Posted March 13, 2014
  • In Coping with arthritis · 0 replies
  • Just out of interest , I'd like to no peeps symptoms of a typical day suffering arthritis ,& joint pain ... Just like to no if like mine .... My day every day is wakening up during th nite just to turn ...

Diagnosis in FINALLY

lexibexi30
  • By lexibexi30 · Posted March 11, 2014
  • In Just diagnosed · 2 replies
  • So it was finally confirmed after two doctors, a rheumatologist, and 5 years of pain where people would tell me that it was in my head, I got the diagnosis that I do have rheumatoid arthritis. It sucks ...

First dose mtx!

Reader0807
  • By Reader0807 · Posted March 8, 2014
  • In Living with rheumatoid arthritis · 5 replies
  • I'm taking my first dose of methotrexate tonight and I'm scared! I'm on plaquenil and formerly leflunomide but was losing handfuls of hair. What can I expect from mtx ...

TSR One Year Anniversary

butchi22
  • By butchi22 · Posted March 7, 2014
  • In Coping with arthritis · 4 replies
  • Its been a while sense i've been on the site but thought that i should drop in more often to share my experiences and what better time then now. One year ago today i checked into St Francis Hospital in ...

Euflexxa

doreen1
  • By doreen1 · Posted March 5, 2014
  • In Medications and therapies · 6 replies
  • I just started my 2nd round of the Euflexxa series of injections for my OA. A little better then 6 months ago I had my 1st round of the 3 injections in both knees and it was very successful right from ...

Thick peeling skin on fingertips?

julcliff
  • By julcliff · Posted February 27, 2014
  • In Living with rheumatoid arthritis · 6 replies
  • Since I've been on MTX I've had a chronic peeling of hardened dead top layer of skin on my fingertips especially thumb, index and middle fingers. It will leave a new pinkish layer, then that slowly starts ...

nearly spring

cheekygirl
  • By cheekygirl · Posted February 27, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 1 reply
  • Hi hope u all feeling good seeing the sunshing .is most you feeling lots server pain at min in joints .even thou weather not too drastic .would appreciate any feed back .i had a virus and it seems to ...

Good article on exercise and joint pain

terryhopp
  • By terryhopp · Posted February 25, 2014
  • In Living with osteoarthritis · 0 replies
  • http://cathe.com/exercise-and-joint-heal th-can-working-out-make-achy-joints-feel -better ...

Arthrodesis

Suzjag
  • By Suzjag · Posted February 17, 2014
  • In Medications and therapies · 1 reply
  • Hello, I wanted to see if there's anyone else that's had an arthrodesis on an arthritic joint or joints? I'm lucky it's just one joint (talonavicular) that got fused. I had this done on 2/4/14. I'm wondering ...

White Flour Products Are Making Us Sick!

sherpeace
  • By sherpeace · Posted February 17, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 1 reply
  • It isn't fibromyalgia! It is an allergy to refined, white wheat! Glad to finally know! I found this article (below) after researching my symptoms! I have not eaten anything made with white flour in months ...

Starting plaquenil

justine200042
  • By justine200042 · Posted February 14, 2014
  • In Living with rheumatoid arthritis · 6 replies
  • After first appointment do was hesitant to diagnose RA but ultimately did think ot probably is regardless of bloodwork. Im starting 200mg once a day of plaquenil... Id like as much info as possible hood ...

confused

bklyngirl57
  • By bklyngirl57 · Posted February 14, 2014
  • In Coping with arthritis · 16 replies
  • Is it possible to Have RA and keep testing negative?, my Doctor says it is. I'm in a great deal of pain mostly my hand, neck and hips but my hands are getting worse everyday ...

How many DMARDs have you failed?

flowers4u
  • By flowers4u · Posted February 11, 2014
  • In Medications and therapies · 5 replies
  • How many different meds has ;your doc rx'd you that didn't work? what did work? and what exactly did you feel? or what changed that let you realized that your arthritis was improving? so far I have tried ...

I'm still around :)

kathy66
  • By kathy66 · Posted February 8, 2014
  • In Experiences with healthcare professionals · 6 replies
  • Hello everyone!! Sorry I went MIA. Just been having problems not neccessarily with RA, but some depression & mood swings. I didn't want to bring anyone down :) Been doing ok for the most part. We have ...

Experiences with Euflexa?

SPBookworm
  • By SPBookworm · Posted February 3, 2014
  • In Medications and therapies · 1 reply
  • Hi. I was recently diagnosed with patellofemoral osteoarthritis in my right knee, which is rated as Stage 3 to 4. I am 62 years old and in good general health. My doctor wants me to consider having Euflexxa ...

Intense Shoulder Pain???

kaseyv
  • By kaseyv · Posted February 3, 2014
  • In Living with rheumatoid arthritis · 16 replies
  • Help!! My shoulders are in a ton of pain. The doctor told me my rheumatoid arthritis in my shoulder is pushing the joint or what ever it is out of alignment so I'm used to it hurting and popping and such ...

Walking without crutches

Tatton
  • By Tatton · Posted February 2, 2014
  • In Medications and therapies · 14 replies
  • Hello I'm new to the forum, but I have a question that I don't seem able to get an answer to on the Internet so far. I'm two weeks post a complex right hip replacement ( I had to have some bone grafted ...

cervical corpectomy with fusion

fearney1971
  • By fearney1971 · Posted February 2, 2014
  • In Just diagnosed · 7 replies
  • Anyone here ever had a. Corpectomy with fusion multi-level. I. Have OPLL very severe cervical stenosis and having surgery in few weeks. Very scared. Also have PA RA severely but cannot start Embrel due ...

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