Thought I was too young for arthritis

Though you are never too young for arthritis, this is often the misconception. Here you can chat with others who know that arthritis is not just your grandmothers' disease.


total shoulder replacement

  • By Tinatel · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 170 replies
  • My left shoulder has given me lots of problems for the past 10 years and at the advice of several surgeons I need a full shoulder replacement. Is there someone who has been through this ...

Revision Reverse TSR after failed reverse TSR and now worse PLEASE HELP!!!!

  • By lulublu32 · New reply January 30, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Hi there, I'm new to this forum. My name is laura and I'm 32 years old. A you can tell from the subject I had a revision reverse total shoulder replacement after a failed reverse TSR, the first one failed ...

FOOT PAIN My foot condition (triple arthrodesis 8 years ago)

  • By GrtWhtShrkLuvrJaws · New reply October 6, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Hi there! I'm Theresa. Here is a little background to me in regards to foot pain and arthritis in my foot. Bottom line I'm looking for some encouragement to help get me through the next few months And ...


  • By EmSav02 · New reply February 9, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I just recently was diagnosed with arthritis in my back. I have a constant burning sensation that my doctor says will go away within time, but when does it. It's been almost two years since the burning ...

Young mom struggling with arthritis

  • By Jenks11 · New reply December 6, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • Hi my names Lacie I'm 23 yrs old and I was told I had arthritis when I was 18. During most my younger yrs I was alittle on the heavy side bc of the meds they gave me for my psoriaties but towards the ...

31 Years old Male and have been told I need a Partial Shoulder replacement

  • By RudiV · New reply November 12, 2012
  • 7 replies
  • Hello Anyone out there Im a 31 year old male who has had terrible pain in my left shoulder for the last 10 years. History of open shoulder bristow repair in 2002 (which I have regretted everyday of my ...

Lessons, Lessons, and More Lessens

  • By Billie_Jo · Posted November 4, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Imagine that! Thinking that I was too young for this, when I have been surrounded by cancer, congestive heart failure, and sids several times in my short life. But still, just recently when asked how ...

what to do

  • By sickrick · Posted September 21, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • unbeleivable i am getting the run around apparently i wanted to take care of my family as i got a good life insurance policy and some other assets they say i cant get medicade ,as i got a house to pay ...

just Diagnosed with Hip transplantation

  • By sashi · New reply August 25, 2012
  • 9 replies
  • Hi , I am suffering from AS since 15 yrs.Recently i undergone hip transplantation(THP) and i diagnosed with osteoporosis(1 yr back ...

bone spurs, osteoarthritis

  • By lisamurray1006 · New reply July 27, 2012
  • 8 replies
  • I am 33 yrs old I was diagnosed a yr ago with DDD ,osteoarthritis, large bone spurs, pinched nerve,and fibromyalgia my neck hurts so bad all the time my shoulder feels frozen to the point I can't lift ...

Diagnosis process

  • By LynnGrin · New reply July 1, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • Hi there - I have been reading this site, trying to find information on arthritis. I am hoping I can briefly explain where I am in the process of being diagnosed, and perhaps some veterans can let me ...

pain in fingertips and heels

  • By akhil12345garg · New reply April 8, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • I am not sure what is it? When i press simply, i get pain in my hand finger tips, whatever finger i used. I have try the same with different fingers and got pain whichever finger I use. Other thing is ...

shoulder repleacement at a young age

  • By dee123u · New reply February 11, 2012
  • 11 replies
  • Anybody have a full or partial shoulder replacement in their forties. I have a ton of arthritis in both shoulders from previous surgery so im thinking thiat could be next for me ...

I was 18...

  • By southtexas6 · New reply January 5, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • I was 18 when all of my joint problems began. I was out for a 3 mile run when I felt a sharp pain hit my lower back and that is when things went down hill from there. I went from doctor to doctor having ...

Sudden Joint Pain

  • By motomom328 · New reply December 18, 2011
  • 13 replies
  • I am 34 years old and have always been a pretty healthy person. I woke up just a little over a week ago with joint pain in my ankles, knees, hips and wrists. The pain got worse as the day went on and ...

PsA & Exercise

  • By Jess-18 · New reply October 4, 2011
  • 4 replies
  • Can anyone suggest some kind of exercise for the lower part of my body. My doctors suggesting swimming, but I hate water. As I have psoriatic arthritis Is there anything I shouldn't do? Any help would ...

Has anyone here been diagnosed with PAGL?

Jensdreamb (Inactive)
  • By Jensdreamb (Inactive) · New reply August 31, 2011
  • 2 replies
  • I see an older entry but nothing recent. I have just learned that the use of a pain pump caused the loss of all my cartilage and that I will need a total shoulder replacement. I am trying to gather as ...

Do I have RA

  • By Confuzzled · New reply August 20, 2011
  • 6 replies
  • I have been experiencing multiple joint pain for just over a year now. I have been so sure I have RA for months. Puffy veins, joint pain,popping, cracking. After being pregnant the symptoms worsened ...

Wanda M.

  • By Wandas57 · New reply July 30, 2011
  • 9 replies
  • I am 48 years old & have known for the last 5 years that I have arthritus, the first place they found it was in my hip. For the last 9 months my shoulder has been giving me a lot of problems. Ive done ...


mcart428 (Inactive)
  • By mcart428 (Inactive) · New reply June 12, 2011
  • 2 replies
  • I am new to Inspire ...

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