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BACK FROM THE LAKE DISTRICT

hileena111hileena111 Posts: 7,099
edited 30. May 2011, 11:39 in Living with Arthritis archive
Hi,
Just got back this afternoon......I mentioned in another thread about being sore....hip/back.....more so than normal.
Well I'm much worse. Alsmost crying with pain....that is not like me at all.
We called in at Hexham General on the way home. Got a few conflicting opinions. They did an x ray.......doc came and said "I think it s arthritis" NEVER!!!!!!!!!!! :lol: silly man :lol:
His suggestion was to see GP on Tues or asap and find out what was happening with my back.
Nurse suggested I ring the orthos secretary and try to get an appointment to see him.
Someone else said ....when I go for acupuncture {think it was another nurse} ask him to refer me back to the back specialist
Totally confused now.....anyway I'm home....thats a start.
Love
Hileena

Comments

  • lulululululu Posts: 486
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hope you enjoyed your holiday though -sounds like you've walked the fells.
  • constableconstable Posts: 2,115
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I went to the lake district and had such a wonderful time there, but I was young and healthy then. I do hope you enjoyed yourself even with the pain your in at the moment.

    Karen xx
    Karen xx
  • hileena111hileena111 Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi,
    I normally enjoy the Lakes....even with all the rain you get :lol: but not this time......I could barely move and Sat was OH birthday so felt quite guilty....felt as if I was making it miserable for him.

    Love
    Hileena
  • julie47julie47 Posts: 6,142
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Morning Hileena

    Welcome home, I am sorry that arthur made your holiday difficult.
    Happy Birthday to your OH and I am sure just being away made his birthday special.
    I hope you can get intouch with someone tomorrow and get some strong pain relief and some useful advice.

    In the meantime, try to take things easy and rest.
    Take care and good luck tomorrow

    Love Juliepf x
  • tkachevtkachev Posts: 8,332
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Well Hileena I'm glad you had a nice hols but sorry it has aggrivated your back (lots of walking)? You can't visit The Lakes without taking in the fresh air and beautiful views.
    Sorry but I did laugh about the Doc suggesting it was arthritis! I hope lots of rest and pain killers helps now you are home.

    Elizabeth
    Never be bullied into silence.
    Never allow yourself to be made a victim.
    Accept no ones definition of your life

    Define yourself........

    Harvey Fierstein
  • woodbonwoodbon Posts: 4,969
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I'm sorry you had such a poor end to your holiday, but all the same the lakes are one of my favorite places, so I feel quite jelous!!
    Hope you soon get sorted out and feel better. Love Sue
  • tjt6768tjt6768 Posts: 12,170
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Don't you just hate the fact that we can't enjoy the great outdoors without payback :evil
    Sorry to hear that arthur had spoilt your trip hun..
    Hope things ease for you. It's nice in Hexham, well, not that I've visited the hospital, lol.. We sometimes stop off there on our way too or from Keilder..

    please look after yourself, let us know how you go on.
    As for that doc saying he thinks it's arthritis, sheer genius.. :shock: :lol:
    e050.gifMe-Tony
    n035.gifRa-1996 -2013 RIP...
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    Cleo - 1996 to 2011. RIP
  • hileena111hileena111 Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi,
    Aren't docs geniuses :lol::lol::lol: How long do they train to be able to make diagnosis like that....especially since thats where I had my THR dont and was diagnosed originally with arthur :lol:
    I had the "paddymobile" with me so used that for outdoors but not alot this time :sad:
    I just have to figure out who to get in touch with first tomorrow....I actually have an acupuncture appt at 12 noon so will ask him. I'll ring GP and make and appt.....goodness knows when he'll see me, will ring the orthos secretary and see if i can get an appt to see him and finally a private one.....osteopath that i used to go to before my THR......will see what he says]
    Thanks for all your kind comments
    Love
    Hileena
  • tjt6768tjt6768 Posts: 12,170
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Is tomorrow going to involve lots of pocket duties? If so I'll bring a large flask of tetleys & jammy dodgers for me & whoever wants to share & some spearmint chews for Ra.. They keep him quiet, well, until he gets stoned on them.. Lol
    e050.gifMe-Tony
    n035.gifRa-1996 -2013 RIP...
    k040.gif
    Cleo - 1996 to 2011. RIP
  • constableconstable Posts: 2,115
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Well, I'll be there if needed, you have a lot to do tomorrow Hileena. I'll see what other nibbles I can musted up as well.

    Karen xx
    Karen xx
  • hileena111hileena111 Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thanks all you great peeps.
    The only thing that will actually happen is the acupuncture......and asking him to refer me to the back specialist again......back spec.might say I do need an op....he did say the only time he say me was he coiuld do nothing except an op and he didnt advise that....didnt say why he didnt advise it :cry:
    After that it will be phone calls to see who I can rustle up to see me and when......I'll let you know

    Love
    Hileena
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