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Pain And Osteoporosis

Pain And Osteoporosis

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?

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I think anyone who thinks there is no pain with osteoporosis has never had it

posted over 1 year ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

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.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

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

posted over 1 year ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

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

Cath xx

posted over 1 year ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Check for muscle pain? Could it bevFibromyalgia?

posted over 1 year ago
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