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As you know Im Sara & Im from Middleton North Manchester. I was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis some years ago after a scan on my fingers which are a little bit "curved" & knobbles on them
This has weekend my strength a bit because I cant open tops like I used to because I cant grip & opening packets of things can sometimes be difficult because the strength isnt there. I cant use tools for arthritis because Im frightened of it slipping & cutting me
I no longer eat tinned food because the can rings cant fit my fingers because of the "nobbles" -which I presume are bones
Mananging wise -it only tends to hurt when the whether is really cold & I have volterol on my repeat prescription which relieves any pain & of course like any other person when I go outside in the cold I wear gloves