Sleeping with Foot Arthritis – Anybody with similar problems?
I’m self diagnosed with RA in my right foot but can’t get a full diagnosis with the current Covid 19 problems in the NHS. Last night was a bad night for me, almost constant pain and difficulty finding a comfortable position for my right foot so I could get more than a hours sleep.
I had been sleeping on my back with my feet outside of the duvet to keep the pressure off my right foot. This has worked in the past but not last night, pain in the foot accompanied by bursts of a burning sensation in the big toe.
I am thinking of making a bed cradle that will raise the duvet above my feet to see if that helps.
Has anyone tried this approach, with any success.
Also, I have been switched from paracetamol to co-codamol by my doctor, with was good effect the first day but now, single tablets aren’t having much effect, should I be taking a regular course of co-codamol to control the pain.