Hi, Welcome!

The community is a safe space for people living with and connected to arthritis to ask questions and share experiences. Get started by registering here and posting your first comment or question!

Sign In with a Versus Arthritis account

just been diagnosed with arthritus of the spine

margie1margie1 Posts: 57

I just want to introduce myself as i am new today having just been diagnosed today at the hospital. I think it hasn't sunk in yet, bit of a shock. I am hoping to get advice and any information I can,
My name is margaret and I am 51yrs old, only just, my birthday present was my dignosis but never mind lol I have arthritus of the spine in my lumbar region or lower back but i do get some pain in the top of my spine, they only scanned my lower back for some reason. I wont go on as i dont want to sound boring but if anyone can tell me what happens next? i will be very grateful, i was just told to carry on taking the painkillers and to see my gp if i dont improve and may arrange physio. thanks marg :(
Sign In or Register to comment.