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i have fibromyalgia spine degeneration arthritis

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caroline64
caroline64 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi i have fibromyalgia spine degeneration arthritis in my hips and neck and life is hard when in pain . Does anybody else share similar ill health ? 

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  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,665 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @caroline64 welcome to the community, chronic pain can be so tough to deal with.  Have you ever seen a specialist pain clinic?  If you've been struggling with pain for more than 12 weeks, there are many services that can help.
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  • deb74
    deb74 Community member Posts: 814 Pioneering
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    hi caroline64. I have only just found your post. i suffer from degenerative arthritis in my spine and legs i also have scoliosis and spina bifida. i know how hard life is when you are in lots of pain! some days i am ok but still in pain! other days i struggle to walk more than a few foot.i have just been to the drs and it seems my spine is getting worse. it is now affecting my neck and i am having problems using my hands which is really frustrating. 
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