Hi all, first post here. As the title says, I have very poor mobility due to suffering from Osteoarthritis for several years now.
The pain I get is mainly in the left knee and across the small of the back. Although I do have OA in my right knee as well as in my shoulder and just recently started getting pains in my fingers.
My problem is that most of the pain comes in spasms, that last just for a second, but VERY painful. I only have to brush against a wall, or any object and I get this horrific pain across the small of my back, even if I sis it an armchair and stretch my legs out for a while, the same thing happens there.
I have tried all the painkillers, but what can they do when the spasms are so short! Doctor tried me on all the opiates, Tramadol, Codeine and others I have forgot, he even gave me a bottle of morphine, I didn't even try that.
So my biggest problems are walking up the stairs where my left knee often gives way, and also just generally walking. I'm a little overweight and because of Covid, I haven't had a proper walk in over a year.
So I guess I'm looking for advice of any kind to help me deal better with OA.
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