Does anyone have Enthesitis or calcium deposits in their joints?
Has anyone been told or done research that having RA puts them at risk for developing nonRA issues with their joints?
Has anyone found a helpful treatment or had surgery to deal with Calcific Tendonitis?
After reading RD onset stories on RAWarriors.com, I started to think about my onset story. I realized that I've been in pain since I can remember. At 9 or so, my legs and feet would ache so bad that I would take off my shoes and wouldn't be able to walk.
At 11 I was diagnosed with scoliosis and had surgery when I was 12. During this time I had pain and swelling in my knees.
During jr high and high school I suffered from excruciating pain in the heels of my… read more
My disease story started about five or six years ago - When I would wake up in the morning and I first got out of bed my ankles would be stiff and my feet would ache just a bit when i walked on them. But after a couple of minutes it was better, so I didn't think much of it. I thought it was just that I was getting older (I was about 44 when it started). Then about 1.5 years ago (fall 2014), my achilles tendons started hurting and… read more
Does RA affect,or make your OA progress? Or visa versa?
Went to podiatrist who said arthtitis in my feet was shifting the bones and tendons. I asked if it was from RA, he said he didnt think so...
Please tell me these two monsters aren't going to tag team me
My next Rheumy appt is in 2 weeks.