I’m new here.
Just thought to share a hopeful message that recovering from PMR can happen, even though it feels like you never will. I was on Prednisilone for 4 years and finally came off when on a very low dose didn’t seem to make much difference. Took Ibuprofen and sometimes Paracetamol to ease the withdrawal (which felt like a relapse).
Left me with costochondritis (sternum pain) but eventually resolved. Harder to lose the steroid weight however!
Check your Vitamin D levels at same time as ESR and CRP as there was a corelation in my case. Interesting that no doctors saw that!