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EDITOR891 SparkPoints: (3,009)
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11/8/12 11:00 A

Thank you very much for the information. I am going to get a second opinion from a doctor in a different clinic. Then I think I will use your suggestion.

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BARBWMS Posts: 1,359
11/8/12 8:49 A

Somewhere along the line a consult with a physical therapist with expertise in your area might be good. She/he can recommend things that will strengthen the right muscle groups and allow you to exercise more with less discomfort.

But hang in there... the attitude is good, and you will prevail!

Best wishes!

Be a voice, not an echo!
PINKFLYLADY SparkPoints: (742)
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11/3/12 11:09 A

Going to zoo with DD and grandbabies! And it's COLD!! Pray my fibro and arthritis don't flair up! Have a great day!

God bless you!
LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 17,582
10/30/12 6:18 P

You might not be able to overcome pain with exercise.
I know I can't.

When I have bad days, I do what I can. When I have good days, I do more.

I know I will never be 100% what I used to be.
And that's okay.

�We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.�
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
~ Art Turock

"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good."
~ 7 Years in T
EDITOR891 SparkPoints: (3,009)
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10/30/12 11:31 A

I have a great deal of knee pain even though I have had knee replacement surgery and two scar tissue removals on my left knee. My right knee is also replaced. Yesterday I did a chair dumbells and pilates exercise tape. I have lumbar stenosis and found the twisting exercises caused me to have back pain today. I have a recumbent bike and that is working out well! I know I'm sounding like a sad person looking for excuses, but I'm not sad; I'm mad that I can't t do what I would like to do. Does anyone have pain issues and how have you overcome them with exercise?

Parrot mom! parrotmom
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