had my usual 6 months appointment today with my Rhuemy nurse so thought i would mention the pain in my achilles, so she checked them out and explained it's all part and parcel of this Ankylosying spondylitis, where the tendons connect to the bone you can get inflammation, and as she said to me she is surprised my tendon has not ruptured as they are very swollen and tender, so she is going to have a word with someone about getting me some special insoles and also going to see about having injections into my tendons asap. I see my rhuemy consultant on monday so hoping she will be able to help too because i am in agony, every step is painful and i could cry with the pain im in. Been advised to try and have complete rest, (easier said then done) take some stronger painkillers and when sitting put my feet up and on a hot water bottle, not to use ice though!! so gonna give this a go, the only shoes im comfy in is my trainers but dont think wearing them at work will go down too well but im going to try and put the black ones on tomorrow and explain to the boss, see how sympathetic she is!! oh well just something else to add to the list of things, getting proper fed up with joints at the moment, just wish i could feel human again.........
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