Flare Up - Again!
I seem to be on yet another flare up with my osteoarthritis! Ive had knee problems for years and this has slowly got worse, but i coped. However in last 3 years (since losing my husband) i seem to be getting so much worse. My mobility has really deteriorated to point i using rollator indoors as well as out. But the pain which is really nagging me is in my legs always, shoulders, wrists and now I'm getting lumps on my fingers. Is there anything i can do to alleviate this pain?
my lower legs get very swollen and GP referred me for scans knees and hips but consultant turned me down. The GP sent me for X-rays and i had got so bad i couldn't get there and had to cancel.
I've now requested help at home and applied for sheltered housing! But this procedure is so long winded I'm getting down, and isolated and in so much pain i no longer know what to do?
hoping the latest attempt to do housing swap to adapted gff will be successful, and at last live in a home adequate fr my disability.
my pain is causing ridiculous sleep problems nothing for me still to be awake at 3am no matter what time I've gone t bed because i felt tired. Then I'm sleeping in late! My world seems to be going nocturnal!
is it my age (70) or my oa? Dont seem to be living, unless I'm doing it through the internet or knitting.
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