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    Trouble sleeping #Fibromyalgia #hippain #BackPain

    I have fibromyalgia and it causes me to have severe hip and back pain. I have trouble sleeping because no matter what I do it hurts. Right now I’m having a flare up and I don’t see my doctor for another 2 weeks. Anybody have any advice or tips on how to sleep better? #Fibromyalgia #Pain #Advice

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    Naturally a clutz!

    I’m such a natural clutz that I cause myself injuries doing normal stuff as I normally do it!

    Yesterday I was walking and suddenly had my hip hurting. Absolutely no clue how or why, other than I was walking over slippery mud at the time and I now have a little bit of a bump around where I get the pain.

    But ever since then, I’ve been in pain with my hip. It hurts to walk and it hurts to even sit down! So it was fun and games at work with my boss sarcastically saying to take time off. I neither want to or can afford to be unemployed so I’ve been working anyway.

    Was hoping ibuprofen would make things better but it wasn’t of any benefit to me once it did kick in, so I think I’ll use voltarol or something instead tomorrow. Fun times.

    Getting a little congested (that’s what I’m told by family it’s called) again but still better than it was.

    #hippain #Injury #Pain #Injury

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    Any suggestions to help with hip pain? Not sure if it is coming from bone or muscle.

    About two years ago I was told by one of my doctors that I have weak hips, I didn’t think much of it at the time because it was before my diagnoses and irrelevant. Or so I thought.
    Fast forward to now and I have been noticing an increase in pain specifically my hips for the last few weeks. It doesn’t matter if I’m up doing stuff all day or taking it easy, the pain still lingers.
    I started a few simple stretches the other day to see if they would help, I was hoping for more ideas. Thanks guys!

    #hippain #Pain #MitochondrialDisease #CheckInWithMe #help #ChronicIllness #RareDiseases #InvisibleIllness

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    HELP.. hip subluxations or dislocation??? Horrible pain..

    <p>HELP.. hip subluxations or dislocation??? Horrible pain..</p>
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    Pain. Sleep-preventing pain. #Fibromyalgia

    My shoulder/neck have been massively flaring up and making it hard to sleep (case in point, it’s 4:40am here). I’ve always just written it off as a fibromyalgia symptom, as has my doctor (or it’s because I’m overweight, the usual diagnosis), but I don’t know if I believe it’s just that anymore. The pain is deep and unbearable, and I have similar pain in my hip most of the time too. Both hips and shoulders are affected but often at different times (eg hip and shoulder on right one flare, on left another). They make lots of cracking and clunking noises and constantly feel like they need stretching or something. No idea why I’m sharing all this other than I can’t sleep and am fed up 🤷🏻‍♀️ #Fibromyalgia #shoulderpain #hippain #Sleep #ChronicPain #Burningpain #sotired #fedup

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    Comfy shoes that won't make me weep at the end of a shift? 😅

    I'm feeling a smidge overwhelmed over which shoes to buy for work. I'm on my feet a lot and often our lift is on the fritz (🙄) so I have to (slowly) climb the stairs to help customers or use the loo.

    I'd like to buy a pair of comfortable trainers (sneakers). So if anyone knows from experience which brands or specific shoes are known for their comfort please let me know 🙇🏿‍♀️

    Thank you!
    #Fibromyalgia #IBS #BackPain #hippain #ChronicPain #ChronicFatigue #FrozenShoulder

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    Hip Distraction to Relieve Pain? Anyone experienced hip pain relief from hip distraction in physical therapy? #HipReplacement       #Hip #hippain

    Recently completed 8 weeks of physical therapy for osteoarthritis of my hip. The PT used a belt to provide traction on my leg and relieve pressure on my hip joint! WOW! I was amazed at how much better my hip felt.  Has anyone else had experience with this in PT? Does anyone know how I can perform long axis hip distraction at home?

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    finally diagnosed with #Fibromyalgia

    after 3 years and 2 provinces I finally got my diagnosis of fibromyalgia. .which is good but not good at the same time ..it means my crippling pain in my hips that prevents me from walking, standing, sittingi, sleeping, or having any kind of life for that matter , are never going to get better:( still having a hard time finding a treatment that works ( I'm really sensitive to side effects from antidepressants. .they dont mix well with me ) . and I know that I cant work but finally being told to go on disability wasnt what I wanted to hear either..was really hoping to be able to work again..#prayingforacure #Fibromyalgia #hippain #diagnosed #missingtheoldme #Disability

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    I didn’t make make it up #EDS #hippain

    On Monday I had to queue to get a quote for my husband. On Tuesday I did the same to pick up the parts he needed. Yesterday we had National voting and we had to queue again. I couldn’t keep standing anymore and had to sit down while waiting for him to reach the front of the line before joining him again. As we stood second in line (me leaning against the wall) he asked me since when did “this” start. And that it’s only been a couple of months since I started complaining. I reminded him that I asked him if I could go see an orthopedist last year and that he said it was too expensive. That since I know why I have hip pain I just need to exercise to strengthen the muscles. Well now I can’t hide the pain in my hips anymore. I walk funny when the pain gets too bad and I can feel the muscles are unable to keep my balance when I stand for too long. He has finally realized that I wasn’t complaining without reason.

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