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Wobbly legs, need braces!

Hey everyone!

I have #Undiagnosed hypermobility (either HSD or hEDS, diagnosis pending) and my limbs like to collapse in on themselves at very inconvenient times. My knees have been particularly bad lately and while I'm usually able to 'catch' myself on my other leg they've taken to collapsing at the same time lately where I have to grab onto supports.

I'm seeing my doc on Monday to ask for a prescription for knee braces but I was wondering if y'all had any recommendations on type / brand that I can get her to write down? My insurance requires a lot of specificity and she's very good at following my lead but I need to know a few types before I see her to make sure I don't have to go back if it's not the right one for my (admittedly uncertain) diagnosis.

I'm looking for something with lots of stability for wobbly, hypermobile, weak, and painful knees that isn't too bulky and is ideally under $200 CAD each (bc my insurance works with reimbursements and maxes out at $500/ year).

If y'all have other recommendations for unreliable and generally annoying knees, especially when it comes to being able to go Christmas shopping and move between floors in my house, I'd love to hear em!

#Hypermobility #HEDS #Zebra #Braces #mobility #Mobilityaid #knee #Recommendations

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What’s your favorite TENS unit?

I had an AccuRelief TENS unit that I have loved for years, that decided to die on me tonight. I’m looking for a replacement and a little overwhelmed by how many options there are! Does anyone have a favorite unit they would recommend? I primarily use it for my neck and shoulders, and ideally want a battery operated option so I don’t have to worry about if it’s charged when I need it. Easy to order replacement electrodes would be great too, since they lose stick over time. #ChronicPain #TENSunit #Painrelief #Recommendations #Fibromyaliga

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My son had a bad 4 wheeler accident awhile back he was bleeding on the inside and had to have 2 blood transfusions and he still struggle from it, and Medicaid only pays half. He needs his medicine. (80$) What can I do about getting his medicine? I’ve tried the pharmacy discount cards. Loosing my close cousin plus my som was premature and had some problems from it plus the accident omg I’m going to scream. I was upset with his dad but accidents do happen but I didn’t want him with the 4 wheeler from the start. #Recommendations #please

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it worked for me maybe it’ll work for you 💓

I have been struggling with my depression for so long and I
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Easy Food Recommendations?

I’m on TPN because I have an undiagnosed Stomach Disorder that my Doctors are still trying to figure out.
The thing is that I try not to eat as I get severe pain from it and I throw up every single thing I even try to eat because I can’t hold it down.
Does anyone have any recommendations for foods that are easy to come back up?
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Would you all see a Pain Management Doctor or a Rheumatologist?

I have Fibromyalgia and Hyper Mobility Syndrome. So, I have extreme body pain. I was wondering what you all would recommend or who you see and manages it?
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