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KeithFKeithF Member Posts: 4 Listener
Just joined

I have spinal problems (spondylolisthesis)

I had an operation a year ago, which took away a lot of the pain

I am now suffering from muscular probllems. I can barely move and I spend a lot of time at home unable to get out.

It is horribly depressing.

Anyone else going through something similar? I'd love to chat - I'm retired and at home with my pain most days...


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

    Good Afternoon it’s great to meet you today.

    Yes I am also retired (medically) 

    I have also got Chronic Pain following 
    a operation in 2005.

    I would be very happy in chatting with you if that would be helpful??

  • KeithFKeithF Member Posts: 4 Listener
    edited October 2019
    Hi Steve, thanks for reaching out.
    Yes it would be good to chat.
    what op did you have?

  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,997

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    Hello @KeithF. It's really good to have you with us. I think many of our members are in similar situations and hopefully they'll be able to share their experiences with you. Do you have many hobbies you're able to do from home?
    Senior Community Partner
  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @KeithF   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing. Sorry to hear what you are going through.

    You have come to the right place for information, advice and most important of all friendship.

    I am one of the team of community champions. We guide, advise and help new members who join the community.

    Please have a look around our website. We are friendly.  Always some one to talk to happy to be supportive.

    Please if we can help and advise with anything.  Please ask. Some one will know a member of our team or a member of our community.

    Please take care.


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  • April2018momApril2018mom Posts: 2,869 Member
    Hello @KeithF. Welcome to Scope. Do you have any questions for us or not? 
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  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @KeithF and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank you for sharing with us.  I have chronic pain also so know how debilitating it can be at times.  I hope you enjoy your time on the Community and meet some new friends along the way.  There are lots of lovely, friendly people on here and you will always find someone to chat to.  If there is anything we can help/support you with then please just let us know.  All the best.   :)
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
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