Hello everyone, I’m new to the group, I’ve just been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia after many years of pain that I put down to my arthritis and getting older. I’ve also had two hip replacements in four years.
It has been a bit of a shock being diagnosed but at least I know it’s not just all in my head 😕 After finally seeing the rheumatologist he diagnosed fibromyalgia & I felt for the first time someone understood what I was saying about the pain and exhaustion & subsequently burst into tears.
Now I’ve had two weeks to let it sink in I feel a bit ‘up in the air’ as what I should do next, do I request physio first? Different pain relief? Start exercising? As I’m in so much pain I really don’t know what to do next!
Any advice would be really appreciated, thanks 😊
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