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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

Has Anyone Else Found Physical Therapy Doing More Harm Than Good?

Has Anyone Else Found Physical Therapy Doing More Harm Than Good?

I cannot tolerate physical therapy especially of the spine. I've had surgeries and I'm sure that has contributed. PT just aggravates my fibromyalgia and magnifies my pain.

A myRAteam Member said:

I go to a specific arthritis program at the hospital. I tried traditional Physio; however it did not work for me. Check with your local arthritis society for programs near you.
Best of luck and hugs!

posted over 5 years ago

Hydroxychloroquine Helping With Knee Pain?

Hydroxychloroquine Helping With Knee Pain?

Hi! I've recently been diagnosed and would love to hear anyone's experience with hydroxychloroquine or useful assitive devices to help with knee pain. I would like to begin biking again but knee pain is holding me back from it.

A myRAteam Member said:

I’ve aged my way into Medicare and physical therapy is coved by my insurance. I don’t know if you have Lyft or Uber bikes in your area but they are all electric assist bikes which are not expensive to… read more

posted 5 months 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

I Was Wondering Does Physical Therapy Help?

I Was Wondering Does Physical Therapy Help?

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes, I have done Water Aerobics for pain. It just didn't work for me though....

posted about 4 years ago

Has Anyone Been Diagnosed With RA In Their Back And If So, What Did It Feel Like For You?

Has Anyone Been Diagnosed With RA In Their Back And If So, What Did It Feel Like For You?

My RA doctor did X-rays to see if my back pain is related to my RA but I don't know the results yet. In my lower back it feels as if there a metal rod in my back and the other areas of my back feel like there are rocks in it. It makes it very difficult to sit or lay down. Has anyone else experienced these feelings or anything similar?

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes, I have RA in my spine. Accupuncture has helped me some

posted 7 months ago

Does Any One Suffer With There Joints Dislocating And Relocateing While Walking

Does Any One Suffer With There Joints Dislocating And Relocateing While Walking

i have trouble with my joints were they pop in and out of place any time from sitting standing walking so painful

A myRAteam Member said:

My left knee completely collapsed underneath me, with incredible pain for about 8 months. Had to grab on to something to stop falling. Happened perhaps twice a month. Also swelled with liquid and… read more

posted 2 months ago

How Do You Get Out Of A Flare?

How Do You Get Out Of A Flare?

I have had a flare that has lasted all summer. I had cortisone shots in my knees and oral prednisone, but that didn't help. What helped you? My knees are killing me and I can barely walk. I am a teacher, and I'm thinking of not going back to school. I'm exhausted all the time. I don't know how long this flare will last. Any suggestions?

A myRAteam Member said:

My feet were really painful. They still are first thing in the morning. I massage my feet with magnesium oil that really helps anywhere on my body. When I have a flare or pain I give into it and take… read more

posted 5 months ago

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Has anyone ever tried physical therapy for back pain or yoga? I was thinking about trying yoga at home to start until I can make arrangements for my mri and pt. Can anyone help me with stretches or moves to start for my back (lower)? Thank u.

A myRAteam Member said:

Remember after workout alternate ice and heat. It helps me a bunch.

posted over 5 years ago

Can RA In Your Neck Affect Your Eyes And Cause Pain And Sensitivity To Light?

Can RA In Your Neck Affect Your Eyes And Cause Pain And Sensitivity To Light?

Does anyone have or know if Arthritis in your neck can affect your eyes and cause a lot of pain. I feel that there is a correlation between my eye pain and neck pain. My eyes are healthy with no explanation for pain, other than arthritic pain in my neck. It's just getting worse everyday, and becoming unbearable. Should I see a rheumatologist for this?

A myRAteam Member said:

I have frequent headaches behind my eyes and these are caused by my neck. The pain clinic put shots into my neck that helped for about 6 months but I cannot handle shots at the base of my skull again… read more

posted 6 months ago
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