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Board: Arm, Wrist & Hand 06-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By achyFL
Re: Numb fingers due to ulnar nerve injury

Hi there,
I'm struggling with an ulnar nerve problem myself. I will be having an EMG / nerve conduction test on Friday to determine if I need surgery. In the meantime, my hand surgeon suggested 2...
Board: Arthritis 04-26-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,860
Posted By achyFL
Re: Why haven't I been diagnosed? (Juvenile/rheumatoid)

Have you seen a rheumatologist? If not, I would certainly recommend it. I developed systemic onset JRA (now known as JIA) at the age of 10 back in the 1960's. It took several months for me to get...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 02-13-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By achyFL
Re: knee replacement surgery

Hi there,

I had total knee replacement on my left knee 8-1/2 weeks ago. I did not have a femoral block, just general anesthesia. I have been struggling off and on with what I believe is nerve...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 02-02-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By achyFL
Re: Preparing for THR at 33

Hi,

I had both hips replaced when I was 33 (23 years ago), have had one revision surgery and am planning to have revision surgery on the other hip later this year.

I was very happy with the...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 01-21-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By achyFL
Re: Hip Pain

Hi Nikki,

I understand where you're coming from. I had both hips replaced in 1990, last year it was determined both implants had failed. I had one of them removed and replaced in Aug. 2012. It was...
Board: Arthritis 01-12-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments
Views: 957
Posted By achyFL
Re: Treatments

It's supposed to be every 4 weeks, but because of the way my doctor' s office schedules, it ends up being more like 5 weeks.
Board: Arthritis 01-10-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments
Views: 957
Posted By achyFL
Re: Treatments

Hi,

I developed JRA when I was 10, I'm now in my 50's and still being treated. I applaud your efforts to learn more about the disease and the treatments, you seem very mature for your age (but...
Board: Arthritis 12-05-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By achyFL
Re: Advanced Osteoarthritis in Both Knees

Please consider seeing a rheumatologist if you haven't done so. When I was 10, I developed fatigue, fever, and changes in RBC count. After both knees became very swollen, I was diagnosed with JRA...
Board: Arthritis 11-17-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Rheumatoid Arthritis What to do!?!?
Views: 1,061
Posted By achyFL
Re: What to do!?!?

Pollyanna,

I cannot stress to you enough how important it is to advocate for yourself and push for answers. Based on your age when your symptoms developed, it may be JRA (or JIA as doctors now...
Board: Arthritis 10-05-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By achyFL
Re: JRA and a wii fit plus???

Thistle girl,

I developed JRA at the age of 10 and I'm now 56. I had very good results with Remicade for a number of years, when it stopped working for me I tried Orencia for a year and never got...
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 10-02-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,545
Posted By achyFL
Re: Time line

Hello,

Hopefully my info will be useful.

Last worked - Feb 2012

Filed for Social Security disability -July 2012

Received pain questionnaire from state and returned - late August 2012
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 10-01-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By achyFL
Re: Disability Question

Hi Tina,

Hope you don't mind me chiming in here. Don't forget about the 5 month waiting period for Soc Sec disability. If I understand it correctly, if you worked in June, once you are approved,...
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