Dealing with chronic pain
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I have osteoarthritis & nerve damage in my back

Clare_Ann73Clare_Ann73 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited April 2018 in Dealing with chronic pain
I have learning disabilities and I have osteoarthritis & nerve damage in my back and my 1st & 2nd vertebrate is wearing away. I also suffer with borderline personality disorder, depression, tinittus and vertigo. Because of the nerve damage in my back my feet feeling like they are burning or fire. I have pains in my legs all day. I can't stand for too long without being in pain with my back. Just making an cup of tea is very painful. I get pins and needles in my feet when I'm sitting and I get pain in my lower back. 


  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Clare_Ann73

    It’s great to meet you this evening.

    I have also got chronic nerve pain 24/7.

    Please please let me know if I can help/support you with anything????
  • debbiedo49debbiedo49 Member Posts: 2,906 Disability Gamechanger
    I am a fibro warrior !💜♏️
  • JennysDadJennysDad Member Posts: 2,308 Pioneering
    Hello Clare Ann @Clare_Ann73 and a warm welcome to the community. Very glad you have found us.
    That's a pretty awesome list of symptoms, Clare Ann, and my heart goes out to you. But 'my heart' won't make a big difference, I fear. So what matters now is to find out how we can be of real use to you :smile:
    There is no rush and no pressure, at all, so take your time, but it would be helpful if you could tell us a little more, particularly about the effects of your conditions on your way of life. Do you cope? How do you cope? Is there anything you don't have that you need to make things better? All that kind of stuff. We can't promise you anything except that we will listen very carefully and do whatever we can to help you.
    Here and listening, Clare Ann,
    Warmest best wishes to you,
  • Lasian_ScopeLasian_Scope Member Posts: 660 Pioneering
    Welcome to the community @Clare_Ann73, it's great to have you join.

    Please do get in touch if you have any questions or want some support  :)
  • Autumn29Autumn29 Member Posts: 11 Listener
    Welcome Clare Ann
    I have osteoarthritis  too in my knees .
  • Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,731 Disability Gamechanger
    edited April 2018
    Welcome to the community
    Do you see anyone at a pain clinic?
    Senior online community officer
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