In December l wrote to say l had drunken legs??? The out come was that my RA has decided to attack my discs in my neck it had broken a disc which caused my spinal cord to herniate through my vertebrae!!! Had operation in January to have 2 discs removed got 2 plastic ones and wire cage to keep it all in place. Have to wear a large soft collar 24/7! My hands are affected numb pins and needles and ultra sensitive and stiff and curling inwards. My legs will support me but won't let me walk unaided. I understand that it will take ages to settle down.lam on MTX 20mgs unable to tolerate Sulfazeline or Hydroxychloroquine. See Rheumy end of April. Fed up with the pain in my hands. Coping with the wheel chair outings to Dr's and hospital.