I was looking for yet more of anything for pain relief and came across the forum.
I started with knee pain and neck in 1997. After x-rays and scans I was told it was osteo-arthritis.
Apparently though my knees had been caused by the tracking in my legs being wrong from birth and no-one had picked up on that, so finally at 39 years old they found out and told me but it was too late.
My neck pain was called cervical spondylosis but I believe that is just another term for arthritis in the cervical spine.
Over the years it just all seemed to happen. I guess walking out of kilter for so many years had caused damage to joints that my have been find, had it been picked up when I was a child, Then walking in different ways to lessen the pain is doing the rest.
So neck, fingers but especially the thumbs, lumber spine they also said DDD for that but think it might mean the same, knees, ankles and toes.
The pain today is off the scale again and this is a bad one hence looking for any pain relief, yet again.
I think I have had all there is but I always look when it is flaring and I just write anything down that 'may' work and take it next time I see my GP.
So thats me.
I look forward to meeting and exchanging any idea on killing the pain - if only.
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