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Hi, my name is AnnieLadybird60!

AnnieLadybird60 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi everyone I am new on here Just been told i have osteoarthritis in my hip 


  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @AnnieLadybird60 welcome to the community! Sorry to hear this, you are not alone as many members within our community suffer with osteoarthritis and I am sure they will be more than happy to get in contact with you to offer support. If there is anything that we can help you with then please do let us know! :)
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  • AnnieLadybird60
    AnnieLadybird60 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thank you for your reply There are loads of things i need to find out Feeling a bit low at the mo I also have osteoporosis in my spine Its not been a good few months Never mind onwards and upwards 
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Disability Gamechanger
    Can we help you in finding any support or information? :)
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    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,628 Scope online community team
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  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,379 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @AnnieLadybird60   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining. Sorry to hear this.

    How can the community advise and help. Give you support.

    I am one of the team of community champions who offer guidance and support to new members joining.

    I have been on line and found The National Osteoporosis Society.

    Help line 0808 800 0035.

    Even though they are the above stated condition they also have a lot of information, advice and support on their website.

    About Osteoarthritis.  Might be worth contacting. Have also lots of further advice, related organisations on care for your condition. Hope that helps.

    Also have you considering speaking to AGE UK.

    AGE UK 0800 055 6112.

    Could be useful. Very informative website and have lots of sign posts to look at for additional support.

    Worth talking to.

    Pleasure to meet you .

    Take care

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  • steve51
    steve51 Community member Posts: 7,147 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @AnnieLadybird60

    Welcome to our online community/family.

    It’s great to meet you today!!!!

    Please please have a good look ? around.

    If there is anything that I can help/support you with please let me know.

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