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Matteson study - my experience

PMRpro, I'm glad you brought up the Matteson study. I brought the article to my rheumatologist a couple of weeks ago and it changed everything. No more pressure to speed tapering and, more important for his future PMR patients, he now seems completely relaxed about the whole process. For anyone having trouble with rheumies, I highly recommend just handing over this article. Instant credibility! Wish they trusted their patients like that...

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Mine would be too arrogant to even look at it....

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I know the feeling 🤗😀

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Do you have a link to the Matteson Study please?

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I do wish they would not keep saying PMR causes joint pain but say it causes muscle pain. I have never had joint pain with PMR.

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I agree piglette, I have never had joint pain either.

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I read somewhere that PMR comes from the joints - but is manifested in muscle pain!!!!

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Hi powerwalk, I thought it was from the blood vessels, so the muscles did not get fed properly which resulted in pain and inflammation and the joints did not come into it. I may be wrong.

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oh you may be right - its gone I don't know wht to believe about this thing!

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The study that interview was based on is about to be published. I'm hoping that the positive outcome and interpretation of results holds up to more detailed scrutiny.

I called his office to see if there was an article I could get my hands on.

Per his assistant, the Doctor's office will be sending me a pdf copy when it comes out.

Will share as requested.

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