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Input on Knee Replacements for Rheumatoid Arthritis Member Discussion from RA Chicks archive

June 4, 2014 Knee replacements? Member looking for your input: I had my right knee replaced 3 weeks ago. I still walk with a limp and cannot straighten it completely. I couldn't straighten it prior to the surgery because my RA was so bad. I'm wondering if the point I'm at in physical therapy is [...]

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ra chicks chat member questions and discussions archival project for women with rheumatoid arthritis

January 8, 2013 From one of our younger members: I'm having surgery on both knees because Rheumatoid arthritis I want to know if any other women on here have had to have this done and if it will screw up my future career plans to be a nurse (I'm 17). Can you share your experiences? [...]

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ra chicks chat member questions and discussions archival project for women with rheumatoid arthritis

January 7, 2013 One of our Chicks received her MRI report and she is trying to make sense of what the findings are. Can you help? I know we have quite a few medical professionals among us so if you can shed some light on this for her it would be great: Disc osteophyte narrowing [...]

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ra chicks chat member questions and discussions archival project for women with rheumatoid arthritis

December 4 From one of our members: I am curious if others have experienced repeatedly developing trigger finger issues. I have had three repairs in two years and will be having another soon with two more developing. What are your experiences with this? Please help by sharing your experiences with her and other members. (((pain-free [...]

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