New and awaiting possible osteoarthritis diagnosis
Hi, I've been advised by physio to have a look at this website and join the forum.
My story is I've been suffering hip pain for a while now but it's been getting a lot worse over the past few months. Since the beginning of this year it's been extremely painful and now getting to the point where even walking round the house is a struggle. I wasn't able to see anyone through the lockdowns, the GP won't see me and it has to be physio first. I've had a telephone consultation with the physio, he thinks it sounds like osteoarthritis, if not that then possibly adhesive capsulitis of the hip (but both hips are painful).
I'm now awaiting an actual physio appointment but that's going to take some time.
In the meantime I'm now walking with a stick a lot of the time, my hips are so stiff and moving to walk is excruciatingly painful. I'm not living my life, I'm struggling to keep the house going and I can't enjoy doing things with my child. Thankfully my husband is amazing and does so much to help.
I'm really struggling to cope with the pain tonight. My hips both click and lock, and unlocking them is excruciating. My left one feels really sore down the side of it.
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