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OT/Occupational Therapy

OT/Occupational Therapy

Does anyone with Rhemutoid Arthritis/Arthritis have ocupational therapy

A myRAteam Member said:

My daughter has JRA and sees an OT and Physio at the hospital regularly. She finds it's really helpful because they are so highly trained and knowledgeable about RA. If you are considering I would… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Are You Receiving Physical Therapy?

Are You Receiving Physical Therapy?

I am in the process of having Occupational as well as Physical Therapy and it seems to help with my RA.

A myRAteam Member said:

Water is great. However, I agree with BrittanyH that it is a delicate mix. I was taking one class and did fine for about 2 months. The last 3 classes I took felt like I was ripping my hip off. I… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Tendinitis In Legs

Tendinitis In Legs

I have been dealing with Tendinitis in both my upper legs between my knees and hips. Does anyone else with RA suffer with this? It is very painful.

A myRAteam Member said:

I also use elbow and knee sleeves. Prednisone is another add on Dr prescribed. Though says, its just tendinitis ", kind hurts that he says that. Wishing you a good today and better tomorrow.

posted 3 months ago

Walking Device Called: “-Alinker”

Walking Device Called: “-Alinker”

Has anybody heard of the a linker or tried it out? You can look it up online. It was developed by an occupational therapist in England. I’m very curious if anyone out there has tried it or knows anything about it?
Jackie

Cortisteroid Injection Joint Destruction And Bone Loss

Cortisteroid Injection Joint Destruction And Bone Loss

With the news just came out about Cortisteroid injections and the harm that they can cause to joint destruction and bone loss and as a person who has suffered these complications.
I am wondering if it might be worthwhile putting together a class action suit?!?

A myRAteam Member said:

My first RA doctor also injected me 3 times on my left hand and now it's bone to bone. I truly believe it had to do with the cortisone shots that made it worse. Instead of helping me she made it… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Tell Me About Your Experiences With Stem Cell Therapy, Please!

Tell Me About Your Experiences With Stem Cell Therapy, Please!

Anyone who has had stem cell therapy (Or knows someone who has) please tell me where you got it, what the results were, and if there were any adverse effects.

Back Of Head & Neck Pain

Back Of Head & Neck Pain

Been there for several days now. :( almost like a stiff neck i guess. Im on gabapentin/celebrez/bp meds and methotrexate. I just cant get rid of this pain, tried a massage therapy as well as cupping therapy. Its giving me no relief sadly . Anyone have any suggestions? Im so damn uncomfortable today

A myRAteam Member said:

Some cheap and effective pain management: hot bath or shower, heating pads, specific gentle exercise, Massage and acupunture and chiropractic, but need more than one session. Acetaminophen (Tylenol),

posted 14 days ago

Has Anyone Done HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy) To Help With Inflammation?

Has Anyone Done HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy) To Help With Inflammation?

A myRAteam Member said:

Good luck to you!! The elevated oxygen levels are supposed to help with inflammation. It is beneficial for a lot of things😊

posted 2 months ago

What Does It Mean If My Cortisone Injection Isn't Working?

What Does It Mean If My Cortisone Injection Isn't Working?

I got a Depo-Medrol shot- 3mls in my bottom- on Monday. I was told that I would have relief between 24-48 hours. However, it's been 4 days and I haven't had any relief. I lay in bed for three hours last night in terrible pain, wondering if I was going crazy and all of this pain is in my head.

Have any of you had cortisone injections that didn't work? Could you shed some light for me on reasons why it didn't work? Does it not working mean that my pain isn't actually RA or it's not pain from… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

First time in my knees worked, in my back nothing, 2nd time in my knee no go. My blood pressure went up. My current Orth. doc said that it has be to placed in the right location. I get that this is a… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Are There Certain Physical Therapy Activities That I Should Avoid?

Are There Certain Physical Therapy Activities That I Should Avoid?

I know motion is helpful with pain and inflammation but are there certain activities that cause more harm than good? I broke my ankle and tore ligaments. I was completely off my foot for over 2 months. My surgeon sent me to therapy and I’ve told my therapist about my RA. He has me doing lunges and other activities (with a bungee cord) that kill me.
When I tell the therapist something bothers me he doesn’t understand. I feel like he thinks I’m just out of shape.

A myRAteam Member said:

Lunges for arthritis? That crazy! You need low impact exercises only. I have been doing 'adaptive' yoga which is chair based and designed specifically for people with disabilities. It has been a game… read more

posted 3 months ago
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