What kind of doctor should I see?
I was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis in my back and neck. I also was diagnosed with fibro.
I have pretty severe pain in my neck and back. At times the pain shoots from my neck down my arm and in my chest. Other times I have pain in my hip or low back that shoots down my legs and when these episodes occur I can barely move.
I am in my 30's and a single parent. I have to work and I don't have help with the kids. I can't afford to be down.
I went to a rheumotologist and that was worthless. I feel like there must be some kind of nerve issue going on as well. Sometimes my feet and or toes go numb too. I also get cramps in my feet, legs, and neck.
Should I see a neurologist? What kind of doctor can help me. Also, none of my doctors were willing to order me a MRI and I think I need one so they can see everything. They have only done x-rays.
I want to schedule an appt. with another specialist on Monday so would like some input on what kind of specialist I should contact.