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my polymyalgia

Well, I didn’t make it to the doctor. The pain was sooo bad that I started back on the cortisone yesterday. The difference to my day was something else. 204 more words



I was diagnosed with PMR in November 2011. It had taken over a year to get that far. In September 2010 I developed neck and hip stiffness. 350 more words


A shaft of light or back to where we started?

Many moons ago, possibly in a galaxy far, far away, there was a formerly obese runner who suddenly experienced intense pain in the outside of his left hip. 704 more words


Cespedes Expects To Be Ready For World Series

NEW YORK (AP) _ Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has a cortisone injection in his left shoulder, and the team expects he will be ready for the World Series next week. 151 more words


Cortisone: The End Of An Era

Cortisone is a therapeutic drug used to fight ailments ranging from asthma to arthritis. It was the athlete’s best friend throughout the 20th century. But in orthopedics, there is a significant downside. 284 more words

Heart Attack

In the beginning…

Our daughter was born early November 2013. We couldn’t breast feed, so had to use baby formula. We started with a milk based formula as we are all told to do. 513 more words


How my ankle injury got (mostly) better

In the 11 months since I sprained my ankle, I have emptied the internet of all its secrets in the realm of ankle trauma.

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Ankle Injury