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Walking Back Brace For Ra
My lower back hurt when i walk far and when i workout if i get me a back brace would it help stop hurting?
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
My mom has severe RA & been taking a new medicine-humara, but she can barely walk. She's in a lot of pain.Should she switch back to the med. Embrel?
If you have lupus and RA , would you need to have to knee drained? Swollen as well & back of knee too. Very painful & hard to walk at times?
Sneezed and heard a pop in my back (not my spine). Severe pain in my lower right back. Can't walk. Only shallow breathing. Painful bowel movements. I have tried ice, heat, muscle relaxers, lodine, and volatren with little relief. Pain is very sharp and ra
I have ra, had to stop mtx for spinal fusion for 6 wks. Now i feel like i'm walking on rocks, what causes this & how long until mtx starts helping ag?
I have RA but my whole body hurts, I'm in constant pain. Sometimes I can hardly stand up and walk, I get infusions ( remicaide ) what else could it be?
It does not sound : Like typical RA pain. Needs more info, such as pain locations, joint vs muscle involvement, or pain after remicade, (infliximab) etc. there are many detail needed and likely will need a video consult to get better idea or discuss with your rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom can't walk she's in pain all the time she has severe RA almost crippled what can she do to ease pain so she can walk again?
Biologicals: Next step but i suspect she is already taking them. ...Read more
I have discolored, painful knots on the top of my left foot. When i walk on it my foot will swell up & at night the swelling goes down. Testing for ra?
Ra is out of control, i can barely walk. Had spinal fusion 9wks ago so can't take nsaids or steroids. I need help with the pain, but want fusion to he?
See a rheumatologist: You're right, you shouldn't take nsaids or steroids, but those are lousy treatments for genuine rheumatoid arthritis. You need dmards (disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs) like Methotrexate or plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) although "biologics" work better. This treatment must be administered by a rheumatologist. One or more of these won't interfere with healing the fusion. The rheumatologist will know which ones. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers