I'm new here but not to Arthritis

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amandabj
amandabj Member Posts: 1
edited 28. Nov 2023, 14:10 in Living with arthritis

Hi, just joined. Yesterday I was remembering my youth, a time when I didn't suffer with constant pain, i have it in many places. I don't think there are many people I know who don't suffer with it. My husband's waiting for a double hip replacement and I've just developed arthritis is my neck! The joy.

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  • CarylW
    CarylW Member Posts: 274
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    Hello @amandabj

    I am glad you have found our online community, and I hope you find the support and understanding from members useful.

    I understand you have arthritis and are in constant pain, which mist be very debilitating. Maybe the information below will help a bit, but do post again with more information if you can.

    Do keep in touch and let us know how you are getting on.

    Best wishes

    Caryl

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  • Rina
    Rina Member Posts: 86
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    Hi @amandabj, those were the days - I remember them too. The things I did then with never a care for how my body would feel the next day! Just a tip - I find that a memory foam pillow really helps support my neck without being too hard on it. It has really made a difference to the quality of my sleep.