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evgibson123eevgibson123 Posts: 3
edited 02/21/2015 - 8:42 AM in New Member Introductions
going to be 54 next month and just diagnosed with arthritis of lower back and right hip. Doc says a hip replacement is in my future - anyone else in this boat?


  • LizLiz Posts: 9,712
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  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 13,435
    edited 02/21/2015 - 4:33 PM
    older, arthritis can start to wear down our joints.
    i suggest that you start reading articles from our sister site arthritis health and you can
    read more specially about my journey with both hips being replace
    ron's hip replacements
    Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences 
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  • Alvin777AAlvin777 Posts: 3
    edited 02/25/2015 - 3:44 AM
    I also have neck pain. I feel too much pain while moving my neck up and down. Is it due to arthritis ? I'm 21 yrs old. I feel like my bone is getting to much penetration.
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