Need management with modifications and compliance
Thank you for asking XXXX!
at the age of 51 with that much traumatic history and laborious work where you lift up to 95 pounds is all adding up to your pain.
Now you have been on narco and the doctor has got them out means they were doing more harm than good. WHat ever doctor does is in the interest of patient.
There are many ways to manage this age related osteoarthralgia. like
Heat and cold
Unloading in certain joints (eg, knee, hip).
Medicines which can be of some help in this situation are
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), oral and topical
Intra-articular sodium hyaluronate
Nutriceuticals (eg, glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate)
Discuss these options with your doctor. You can consult a rheumatologist
and a physiotherapist for further management. If the response to pain medicines is not good then a step up to surgical options like osteotomy
, fusion and lavage of joints and arthroplasty can be considered.An orthopaedic surgeon
would be needed for choosing the best option.
I hope Miss XXXXXXX It helps.Take care and dont forget to close the discussion pleas.
May the odds be ever in your favour.