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Hi @LucyDF lovely to meet you and welcome you to the Versus Arthritis online Community.
You sound as though you have an awful lot going on with your Arthritis and injuring your one 'good' knee must have been a real blow.
I am hoping that you at least have a good supportive GP? I hope some pain relief? In your shoes I think I would be asking to see a physiotherapist ASAP who might be able to help you keep your mobility. Many of our members have been referred to pain clinics - again your GP is the person to refer you.
I am attaching some information about pain which might be of interest while yo wait for someone to come along and tell you their story:
Do keep posting and let us know how you get on.
Hi Lucy, I have widespread OA and Degenerative facet joint disease too. I would suggest getting hold of some crutches to help support you, I use them around the house and a wheelchair when out and about which is not often due to the current pandemic and the fact that the DVLA withdrew my driving licence because of my condition. Ask your OT for help, if you don;t have one ask your GP for a referral or check out your hospital website as sometimes you can self-refer.0
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