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princess1991

631d

finding other ways to deal with fibromyalgia pain when meds don't work all the time. I tried muscle relaxers and physical therapy and pool therapy and other medications I even tried medical Marijuana. I also try meditation. also finding ways to deal with arthritis pain. I tried warm baths I get brief relief from back massages. lately my neck shoulders and lower back hurt like crazy. any people have suggestions to help me. I could use friends who deal with same issues as Me with fibromyalgia and arthritis or one or other.

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    • Diane100

      629d

      I like Aspercream and Theraworx they help out a lot )))

    • Diane100

      629d

      I like Aspercream and Theraworx they help out a lot )))

    • Kinter

      631d

      I have Fibro and hEDS, so far Lyrica for everyday and Tramadol for flares helps. I also use heating pads and ice packs, and hot showers/tubs. I tried a TENS units and it didn't help me but I know other people that love them. THC also didn't do anything for me, but apparently the method matters a lot- edibles seem to not help everyone. Hope you get ideas and relief!

      • QueenVEY

        631d

        @Kinter CBD works better for me than THC

    • BonnBonn

      631d

      Kinesiology tape helps me with arthritis pain and sometimes other types of pain, just depends on where it is. Aspercream for some other things. Making sure I support my body well when sitting in a chair, which for me means using pillows for support (and leg rest also helps).

    • Bethieboop86

      631d

      Weighted blanket? That helps me on terrible days.

    • Raquel226

      631d

      I can relate, because I have 2 types of arthritis and fibromyalgia. You mentioned medical marijuana, did you use it in addition to your pain meds or in place of them?

    • Bean2022

      631d

      I have found that sleeping with a heating pad under my back helps with the pain. Sometimes even wrapping up in a heated blanket helps too.

      • princess1991

        631d

        @Bean2022 I've tried that before myself and it don't really work either

    • Crittermomma

      631d

      I have fibromyalgia and arthritis to. Kinda new to fibromyalgia diagnosis. I found epson salt baths and some stretching kinda helps. I am in a really bad flair today. Pain meds, baths are not touching very well. I learned not to push your body when you have a flair. Sometimes you need to slow down. I have a reaction when in a flair I can’t even handle the cool ac air. I have to get under blankets.

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