I also have circulatory disease, Scoliosis, fibromyalgia, impaired mobility, risk for falls, Osteoarthritis, CAD, Parkinsonism, Mycoplasma caused disease and on and on..
I'm in constant chronic pain.
I'm very happy that I DON'T have - high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis, or cancer.
Any info would be appreciated.
Does anyone know if the flu jab helps with AS ? Considering the flu like symptoms that comes with AS will this help?
Hello everyone! I need some advice. I have Ankylosing Spondylitis and have a really hard time with anti-inflammatory meds. All of the nsaids that my Drs have given me to this point and the otc ones I've tried on my own have really done a nasty number on my stomach. So, today my new rheumatologist prescribed Celebrex for me saying that he has had some really good luck with it being better tolerated by patients with stomach issues like myself. We also discussed my… read more
I was diagnosed with non-radiographic axSpa a few months ago. I’ve tried several NSAIDs, PT over the years, exercise, prednisone, injections etc., all of which have helped some, but I am still having pain.
The rheumatologist wants me to try 4 weeks of prednisone again, along with Tramadol, to see if that will help. When I mentioned concerns about progression, he said that I shouldn’t worry about it - but that Enbrel might be an option if I would like to try it.
I appreciate all… read more
I got spndylylis anklosing .ive been having numbness and painsand kneedles also my back feels as if been pulled apart .ive also had problems with my leg giving way ,i know have to irrigate myself cause of loss of feeling in my back passage. I been under drs had pain injections also had mri s xrays everything but nobody told me i loose the feeling in .my back passage .so now i put up with bleeding terriable back pain and told ill have to have stoma bag .feeling really pe off and let down by my drs… read more
I suffer from agonising popping and pain in my neck, that I often end up in tears. My back pain leaves me in absolute agony and feeling many more years older than i am, sometimes barely able to move and get about. Is there anything else i could try other than basic pain killers?
Hi Everybody, my Rheumatoid Dr just prescribed me Rayos for inflammation but i know thats its a generic for prednisone. My cardiologist told me not to take it tht it gives you a moon face. The last thing i want is weight gain and a moon face .
Anyone have any bad experience with this ?
Trapped a nerve in my neck which parralized me for a bit by just falling back playing football, once or twice a year for the first few years i'd have really bad neck pain and also was told at hospital that i had 2 ackle bones in each foot ,but they wouldnt do anything unless i was older and gave me problem,this may not be anything to do with my neck and back pain but needed to say as everything is linked. I then over the next 18 years had a PC repair shop and constantly bending over them… read more
any body have any advice???
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