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Has Anyone Had To Have A Triple Arthrodesis Fusion? A Surgical Procedure Whose Purpose Is To Relieve PAIN!!!!

Has Anyone Had To Have A Triple Arthrodesis Fusion? A Surgical Procedure Whose Purpose Is To Relieve PAIN!!!!

I had this surgery done 1yr ago and only one bone in my foot fused. Now they want me to redo that foot all over again to fuse the other bones that didn't take... This surgery takes 1yr to recover from. 3months of no weight bearing on that foot.. Then you go in that dam boot!!!! For about 6 months or longer

A myRAteam Member said:

Frustrating that it has to be done all over again... It's left me limping and I can't run anymore...

posted over 3 years ago

How Long Until My Wrist Fusion Stops Hurting Oucheeee?

How Long Until My Wrist Fusion Stops Hurting Oucheeee?

I had left and right hip replacements in my twenties which were enormously successfu and figured a wrist fusion in my 30s would be much easier.

I guess I should have realized that intuitively intricate bone work where there are lots of nerves will hurt more than hips which are giant lego basically because...BOY...does it hurt.

Mostly I am just flustered because I had a fairly clear expectation of what recovery would be like (similar to the hips) and now it… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Hi, thank-you all so much for your well wishing and sharing your experiences! I had a total wrist @arthrodesis. The initial three weeks were much more… read more

edited, originally posted almost 4 years ago

RA Progression

RA Progression

I have been diagnosed with RA for about a year, but had pain about 8 months before my diagnosis. It started in my feet, and not long after it was in my ankles. So far in only those 2 places. Today at work I went to grab a pen and my finger felt like it actually jumped out of joint. It was very painful, but it jumped right back in joint. The pain was just for about a minute or so. Does anyone know if this is how RA starts in your hands?

A myRAteam Member said:

Those are just some of the beginning symptoms. Do you have a stiff body when you get up. Be careful of long time use of prednisone. Not good for your… read more

posted about 4 years ago