I am in the process of having Occupational as well as Physical Therapy and it seems to help with my RA.
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.
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.
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.
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?
i have trouble with my joints were they pop in and out of place any time from sitting standing walking so painful
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?
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.
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?