hello i really need to advice i dont know where to go and who to see.i have scoliosis and everytime i see anyone its always put down to that where i feel it may be something else? ive seen the fibro information and i have pain and stiffness in all the places it says i dont know where i would go to be tested ? .i have extreemly painful joints my fingers and hands blow up and also my feet especially the right one as at the moment i cannot walk without crutches and have a wheelchair. i went for my first appointment with a spinal registrar and he had nothing about me no details. i have been in hospital for 2 weeks after a fall as i was getting weaker with the pain im on morphine,tramadol 200mg,amitrypiline,diazapan,gabapentin, tramadol 50mg,diclofenac.morphine tablets and oral morhine.ive been taking these for a long time apart from the mophine thats been recent over last 8 weeks or so.I apologise if i am craming alot of information and i am happy to explain anything more but does anyone think it is worth e claiming any benefits ? or do i need to wait further , my scoliosis has been horrifc pain over last 3 years and i have been on so much medication it has really changed my life.after my fall now i have handles for the toilet a hightent seat,bars to help me lift up,an extra bannister to help me get to bed and i am trying to find a better wheelchair as the one they have me is very heavy and uncomfortable so i cannot even be taken out.i cannot make any meals i have help dressing and washing, i have a special seat over the bath then i can shower sat down, if anyone can see if i can claim anyhelp or if my husband can claim carers as he looks after me before work and after and all through the night if i need turning or need some morhine.many thanks for reading and once again sorry if it is a little messed but i am just not very happy with the way i feel in such pain and all my family are so upset wathing me too. ty nicola xx
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