RA, Sciatica and positive thoughts needed
Hi, needing some positive thoughts and advice please. I am usually a very optimistic person but the last few months have been tough. I was diagnosed with RA in November 2021, currently on MTX 25, and about to start Adalimubab 40 (sorry if that is spelt wrong). I am having to use a walking stick and driving is difficult; not helped by my developing sciatica in my right leg in October. Physio have pretty much just said do the exercises and discharged me. So of course every time I cough or sneeze my poor leg just spasms and it is worse around the knee and ankle.
I am struggling to adapt to this new way of life, my family and work colleagues are being fantastic, I guess it is just me finding it hard to accept things. Putting on two stone isn't helping either! Does anyone who has RA and sciatica have any tips to help please?
Thanks for reading my mutterings, it has actually helped a wee bit just to put this down in writing :-).
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