Hello, I have posted already on one of the other boards but thought I would say hi offically with a bit of back ground.
I was diagnosied with juvenile arthritis when I was around 10 (now 30) and sepnt time in hospital in traction a few times when my hips and knees where at their worst.
Since then I have had pain on and off (but no offical care) and in more than just my hips and knees.
While pregnant with my 2 yr old I suffered with my hips a lot and was told I had SPD I am now wondering if it was the arthritis as it's not been the same since.
Started seeing a chiropractor about a yr ago and have been on and off since then with pain in lower back/pelvic area, around my shoulder blades and neck.
I alway thought a lot of my pain would be put done to my weight as I'm 5ft9 and was 17st, I have now lost 1 1/2 st and haven't seen any improvement.
At the moment my back is quite settled and my main pain is from my left wrist which tends to flare up every few months but this time it's been nearly 2 wks where I can't turn my hand palm up without a lot of pain.
Last wk I booked an app with my GP to get something done about it or at least investigated and couldn't get in till the 31st May. Then on Thursday my knee swelled and calf went very hard and saw doc as emergency app at the end of the day and she suspects a ruptured bakers cyst which I didn't know I had.
But as it was late in the day and she did fit me in at the end I didn't want to go through the general pain issues so planning on going back either at the end of the month or when ever my ultrasound app comes through for my knee (I have to go back 1 wk after for the results).
I also need to speak to the doc about a referal back to cardiology as there is confirmed Marfanes with 2 of my siblings, we were seen during childhood but when I moved away for uni it wasn't transfered correctly and being away in a new environment I didn't follow it up.
Marfanes can also affect the joints and other things and as my siblings have recently been taken back into the care of the cardiologist it's time I followed it back up.
Thanks for reading my long intro!