Search found 57 matches

by MaureenB
Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: How is everyone?
Replies: 719
Views: 97829

: How is everyone?

just been back to the Neurologist as I was struggling to walk slowly, just as bad a standing. He diagnosis othostatic tremor. signs of peripheral large calibre fibre sensory neuropathy, and restless limb syndrome.. I only have pain in one shin bone and burning in the same leg. He has given me 3 line...
by MaureenB
Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: How is everyone?
Replies: 719
Views: 97829

Re: How is everyone?

Happy New Year! I will have DBS surgery #1 on March 13 at Mayo. Surgery #2 on March 20. If you have connections with someone who has undergone DBS, please let me know. Otherwise, if you are a praying person, please add me to your list. Gratefully, Kelly Thinking of you Kelly xxxx .I am still undeci...
by MaureenB
Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: Standing Time? this is how long I can stand...
Replies: 36
Views: 3802

Re: Standing Time? this is how long i can stand...

from MaureenB Dear Gloria I have had OT for aprox 23 years and was diagnosed 12 years ago I take clonazepam . I don't think they help but a do not want to take a chance and stop. I can now only stand for 5 seconds .after twisting to sit down quickly .I hurt my knee so struggling at present more than...
by MaureenB
Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: Alcohol as a cause of early onset of OT
Replies: 17
Views: 3849

Re: Alcohol as a cause of early onset of OT

I have had OT since my early 50 s.and Could not afford much Alcohol at all..I understand many people enjoy Alcohol and .Ive seen many many people more than a bit tiddly .however I have yet to meet another person with O.T.
Perhaps we did not drink enough Ha HA
I rest my case.
Maureen
by MaureenB
Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: Neurological Physiotherapy
Replies: 6
Views: 913

Re: Neurological Physiotherapy

HI Quite some time since i posted I tried a visit to a Neuro Physio. The experience left me trembling and annoyed at his ignorance of our condition .He insisted it was in my mind and that I should have an appointment with a physiologist. He insisted I stand away from the chair and continue to stand ...
by MaureenB
Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Research Papers
Topic: A "mini-brain" in spinal cord that helps keep us balanced
Replies: 5
Views: 1215

Re: A "mini-brain" in spinal cord that helps keep us balance

Very interesting Gloria. I have had a slow release cortisone and anesthetic Epidural in the base of my spine. It was about 26 years ago ,performed to relieve severe pain in my legs from a slipped disc. I have had O.T for over 20 years to my knowledge Any other OT friends had this procedure ? regards...
by MaureenB
Thu May 22, 2014 7:46 am
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: what say others?
Replies: 153
Views: 18651

Re: what say others?

Hi Lorna I could have written your article myself,,Adding to gardening and genealogy, I also attend a woodcarving class, and found it very easy with the help and understanding of the group to work sitting down . Im 72 and get tired with the effort and stress of walking slower and leaning on walls.. ...
by MaureenB
Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:59 am
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: New to the forum? post a quick introduction
Replies: 1000
Views: 127239

Re: New to the forum? post a quick introduction

Hi Marie

I live in Southport and have not met any O T Sufferer.
My husband is having some treatment at present, however i will watch the site to see if others contact you with a view to having a meeting up North at some point .
Regards Maureen
by MaureenB
Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:39 am
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: How is everyone?
Replies: 719
Views: 97829

Re: How is everyone?

Thank you Eleanor, I agree with Adinadi you are an inspiration.

Best Wishes Maureen.
by MaureenB
Thu Jan 30, 2014 6:26 pm
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: New to the forum? post a quick introduction
Replies: 1000
Views: 127239

Re: New to the forum? post a quick introduction

Hi Sketches and Gloria a recent blood test showed I also was not absorbing vitaim B12 through my stomach.I have had 6 injections of B12 over 10 days and will have one injection every 3 months to top up. My aunt and grandmother also had the same problem,(Pernicious anaemia) My aunt is still going str...
by MaureenB
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: New to the forum? post a quick introduction
Replies: 1000
Views: 127239

Re: New to the forum? post a quick introduction

HI Trulyscrumptious
i have just replied to your introduction at length,,, however it seem to have been lost in space...

However Do please see a Neurologist , keep smiling ,do accept help and keep smiling Maureen U K.
by MaureenB
Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:30 am
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: How is everyone?
Replies: 719
Views: 97829

Re: How is everyone?

Just had a 10 min sprinkle of snow in Southport... Makes the summer house look like a winter palace.
Wishing all Worldwide O,T,s Happiness and Best Wishes for 2014.
Regards Maureen
by MaureenB
Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: OT Book
Replies: 5
Views: 1303

Re: OT Book

Di Di I also read the book in one sitting,( I Sent a PM to Graham to thank him for letting us know about it) However I am glad I took my Neurologist.s advice about D.B.S. and did not have the operation . I found the book very very depressing, After 20 years.... I have in the last in year or so becom...
by MaureenB
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: OT Book
Replies: 5
Views: 1303

Re: OT Book

Thanks for the info Graham, just found the book at Amazon i will order one....the word is getting out We are in print now

Enjoy your summer I have been to Dapto many times small world..wot
by MaureenB
Tue Nov 26, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: OT- DISCUSSION, Questions, Thoughts and Advice.
Topic: How is everyone?
Replies: 719
Views: 97829

Re: How is everyone?

Ever so pleased to hear you are so much better Mike, I think we all missed your happy banter, :)
MaureenB

Go to advanced search