Yogirich1974 Member Posts: 5
edited 28. Nov 2023, 14:11 in Living with arthritis

hi ya all I’m 49 arthritis in both knee needing total replacements and in my spine just wanted to say hi all x


  • Anna
    Anna Moderator Posts: 874

    Hello @Yogirich1974 and welcome to the online community,

    I understand you live with arthritis in your spine and knees, and you need total knee replacements. I’m sure you’ll find some interesting posts on the forum about members’ experience of having this type of surgery, so do have a look round and join in any conversations where you feel comfortable.

    You might find the page on knee surgery useful - here’s the link which has plenty of information about what to expect and how to get ready for surgery..

    Additionally, here’s a link to a useful toolkit on preparing for your knee replacement. There are some great exercises to help you build up strength that will help you recover.

    Do let us know how you’re getting on,

    Anna ( Moderator)

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  • Daphne
    Daphne Member Posts: 27

    Hello and welcome xxx

  • Thank u

  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,032

    Hi @Yogirich1974

    Nice to meet you and welcome you!

    Toni x

  • Life has been such a battle arthritis is horrid feeling trapped in my body gone from being active,never in to come and go as I please, enjoying work to being almost house bound,needing help to do the little things,lift a pan ,walk ,put my bra on and my shoes it is emotionally draining mentally as well as physically I’m awaiting two knee replacement I have arthritis in my knees facet joints in spine stiffness in wrist shoulder and ankles trying to stay positive but in truth it’s hard x