I had complications during my shoulder surgery and now my left hand is also numb and stiff. I had a total knee replacement after breaking my tibial plateau and being plated first. My left humerus was broken and also plated before they removed it due to severe credits and they put a titanium shoulder in instead thus damaging a nerve and injuring my hand. I'm in bad shape. My doctor is getting ready to put me on a good… read more
I was diagnosed with osteoporosis 6 months ago after being on steriods for 12 months, so confussed with what to do.
I have osteoporosis and fractured 6 vertebrae in December last year. I also had a liver transplant in September last year, and a heart attack in March of this year.I am about 75%healed, but still have pain in my back when I walk. I have lost some balance also. I need to get some balance and strength back. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
I have 6 compression fractures in T12 to L5. I fractured them in December bending over opening a tv tray. Does anyone know how long it takes to heal? It still feels like my vertebra are crushing when I stand!
I have bone on bone in both knees. I’ve been struggling with a lot of pain. I take really strong painkillers and they don’t seem to help at all. I’ve been using laser therapy every day until recently. I stopped the laser therapy because the therapist was not sure if it was helping and I had just received off load braces for both knees. (Thank goodness medical coverage paid for them) so the therapist wanted me to try just using the braces and not the laser to see if there was any less pain. The… read more
Is there any cure or is there anything that would lessen the stooping caused by osteoporosis?
It hurts me to try and stand up straight so I compensate by stooping lower and lower which I don't want.
What treatment or advice have other people had?
I have recently been diagnosed with osteoporosis after presenting to Gp with mild upper back pain.
Had Prolia injection two weeks ago and within 24 hours developed flu like symptoms and then lower back pain like I had a broken back. GP gave me codeine pain relief but after a week still really unable to move freely or sleep I am desperately wanting answers but GP unavailable until next week. I am a 73 year old Woman who is normally active and social. Now I feel like… read more
The only time I experience hip pain is with leg lifts when lying down and other yoga movements. I modify movements to keep that pain at bay. Walking does not cause a problem. This is very frustrating, as I know yoga is very beneficial.