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Terrible arthritis pain

chezer2401chezer2401 Posts: 5Member Listener
edited December 2017 in Dealing with chronic pain
Hi thanks for letting me join this group,is there anyone that can help me,I have undeable pain in my left shoulder an arm,iv been told that it's wear an tear of the joint,arthritis,I'm taking pain killers but it's not even touching it,my arm is so weak an swollen,iv had injections,nothing has worked.

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  • debkenzodebkenzo Posts: 110Member Pioneering
    Hello Chezer.
    Sorry to hear you are suffering with such pain.  Have you been referred by your G.P. for an X-ray or MRI Scan to determine exactly what your condition is?  
    Could your G.P. refer you for physiotherapy?  Maybe your G.P. can prescribe you a medication that would be more effective for you? 
    Wish you better.
    Debbie :)
  • chezer2401chezer2401 Posts: 5Member Listener
    If had physio so many times,but it still come back,I'm on codine pain killers,iv had X-rays,some days I can't lift a mug of tea,doctor suggested physio again,but iv told him it won't work,I will suggest MIR scan next time I see him few weeks time,thank you for you help cheryl :):)
  • steve51steve51 Posts: 5,859Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2017
    Hi @chezer2401

    Good afternoon/welcome!!!!

    Yes I have had chronic pain since 2005.

    Physio has always made things much worse for me!!!

    Have you been seen in a “Pain Clinic “ ?????

    Please please let me know if I can help/support you in anyway ??????
  • chezer2401chezer2401 Posts: 5Member Listener
    Thanks,I have physio next week on my foot,I will mention my arm an see what is said,an take it from there,but I can't see it working on my arm as its not in the past,iv not thought about pain clinic as I don't know where they are.
  • steve51steve51 Posts: 5,859Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @chezer2401

    “That’s no probs at all”

    Please mention the Pain Clinic to your GP if you can.

    You should find Pain Clinics in your main Hospitals.

    Please let me know how next week goes with your physio if you don’t mind ??

    If you need further help/support please let me know.

    Thanks.


  • chezer2401chezer2401 Posts: 5Member Listener
    I will do,an thank you for your concern,nice to know some one is there,cheers.
  • steve51steve51 Posts: 5,859Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @chezer2401

    Thats no problem it’s my pleasure !!!!

    Yes please please keep me updated ????

    Rememmber I am always here !!!!!!’

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