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Hi, my name is barryrita!

barryrita Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hello this last 6 month I have difficulty walking it started with cartilage trouble in knees and sciatica now I'm unable to walk I'm scared to go back doctors in case its serious also I feel as though I have a knot in my back 


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,390 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @barryrita    Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Sorry to hear this. Please if I can suggest you need to go to the Doctors.

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

    We as a community are not medical professionals but would stress speak to your Doctor.

    I do understand being frightened and scared but your health is important.

    Please make an appointment asap.

    Please if I can help with anything else. Please contact the community.

    Please take care.


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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,923 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @barryrita :) Sorry to hear this has been happening, as @thespiceman suggested, it is best to see your GP - I understand it is daunting, but it is the best option.
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,457 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
    Hi @barryrita - Welcome to the community. I'm sorry to read about your recent difficulties. I always think the worst thing about any problem(s) is not knowing; so it's best to find out. I agree that going to your GP to discuss this with is the best thing to do.
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 8,074

    Scope community team

    While I completely understand not wanting to go back to the GP, @barryrita, if it is serious, it's better to confront it now. :smile:
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