I have osteoporosis,and I am happy to say I have not had any broken bones! My bone density test show my 60 year old bones are like that of an 80+ year old women.However I am in pain every day, my knees,hips
,back and hands hurt the most. But my doctors say there is no pain with osteoporosis until you have a fracture or break. And X-rays have not shown much arthritis. How "much" do I need to have for them to explain the pain I have? Have any of you had pain without fracture or arthritis?
I think anyone who thinks there is no pain with osteoporosis has never had it
Yeah I do be the same I broke my back Years ago and always thought the pain was caused mostly by this but my doctor said that the osteoporosis is the cause.
Is your pain constant or after sitting for a while
I had lots of pains seven years ago
To get off the sofa I had to first drop to my knees and ease myself up, these were the worst times
I joined the gym
I started slowly never ever joined a gym before
I swam first for three months
Then circuit then Pilates
The pains went
I’m trying hard to get back to the gym but have a slip disc which is holding me back a bit
But I walk a lot and am trying to do thirty mins on the tread mill incline of 7- 8
I watch the invictor games and realised that if a young person with limbs missing could excercise so could I xxxxxx
I am sorry your in pain
I think you know your own body better than anyone else.
Push for more test but I believe you do feel pain through this illness even without breaks.
Try lots of sensible exercise.
check with you GP /Physio which ones are best for you.
Have you had an MRI ?
Which bones are worst than others
Are these the areas in your body that hursts the most ?
I had awful pain in my knee
My surgeon said a bone around the outside was fine but inside it was like a crunchie bar.
It doesn’t hurt at all now as long as I am careful how I stand or bend