Welcome to the Arthritis Community ๐Ÿ˜Š

Discuss arthritis, joint pain, and related conditions.

Welcome! This is a place to introduce yourself and meet others in the Arthritis Community.

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Hi, Iโ€™m Cheri. I have arthritis in my hands and knees, my back all the way down. But thank God I take Lyrica so I donโ€™t have any or much pain.

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Hello my name is latrenna and I just turned 46 years old and I am dealing with arthritis in the back and it is so painful I just wish I knew what I could take to give me relief so many times I feel older than 90 years old because I can hardly move especially in the morning time.

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Hi Everyone
I am new to the group.

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I have alot of health issues i was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease and osteoarthritis and osteoporosis in my back and canโ€™t take anti inflammatories cause of other health issues

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Hi, my name is Elise.

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Hi, I have arthritis in my hands, knees, and left hip. Also Iron heavy blood, diabetes, inconvenient and have a lot of walking with my job, also a husband with heart trouble since birth.

We enjoy our job with the State.Parks at only a hour a day and itโ€™s can we can take as long a day or work a little all day long to get the 4 hours in! We work out doors and itโ€™s what we like to do.

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Hi I am Victoria (40 years old) and I have arthritis in my left knee and in my lower back. I also have complex regional pain syndrome type 1 which is a nerve disorder. So I am in pain all the time and I was wondering if anyone can help me with ways to deal with it.

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Hi. My name is Stephanie. I have been dealing with back pain for almost 20 years. But I could not afford doctor visits because of raising my kids. About 2 years ago, I finally broke down and went because I notice the pain was starting in other areas of my body. Well after many, many tests. I was diagnosed with A.S. which is an autoimmune disease that effects all my joints. Some days the pain is so bad, that it literally takes all the will power I have to get out of bed. But I keep fighting. I canโ€™t give up.

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Hi
I am Janis and I have arthritis in my left knee and hip. Have pain alot.
I also have neck arthritis.

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Hi, my name is Jennifer. I have arthritis in my knees, back, and ankles. My doctor has not given me any medicine for it. What can I take for the pain.

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Hello Iโ€™m new and I lived with arthritis most of my life and let me tell you it hasnโ€™t been easy especially as a teenager dealing with such pain in my knees and legs. Over the years it just became worse especially after with my weight gain. I joined this group as a way to express my frustrations of having arthritis.

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Every join take glucosamine chondroitin

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Hi Iโ€™m Tommy, 73 years young (old).
I have psoriatic and rheumatoid Arthritis. My mom had it severely also. I have had both knees replaced, right hip replaced, left shoulder repaired and 3 lower back surgeries.
I also have a LAD heart stent. My medical staff/specialists have done a fabulous job keeping me going. I walk dailyโ€ฆ chase my grandkids aroundโ€ฆ tend to my wife who has back problemsโ€ฆ
My psoriatic Arthritis is a pain, at times my hands/fingers develope deep cracks that hurt and bleedโ€ฆ meds. Help and eventually get better. I try to keep positive and keep going.

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Hi! I am Sonja. The best advocate ce I can give is that Jesus is the same anchoring healer he is in the Bible. Just pray and do not worry he will help you get through your trials.

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Hi my name is Kara Iโ€™m a Massage therapist and slowly getting arthritis, trying to see what yโ€™all do in the winter time to stay sane :)

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Hi Iโ€™m Anne known as Antiquey on here. Have Rheumatoid and Osteo Arthritis. I know i hate cold weather and moving weather fronts. I do better when I exercise, especially with the arthritis in my back.

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I have a lot of lower back pain and I have this hump on my upper back that gives me headaches often

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Hi everyone, Vickie, 61 have had RA since the mid 90โ€™s went into remission for several years but it came back even worseโ€ฆ

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Can someone suggest something for arthritis on the knees without going to the doctor and getting shot in your knees, I would really appreciate it

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