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Questions about osteoarthritis.

Bones, Joints & Muscles | Last Active: Aug 31, 2018 | Replies (41)

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I am glad to hear that everyone's posts have helped you with your thoughts of applying for disability benefits.

If you are comfortable doing so, as you investigate the matter of applying for disability benefits will you update us now and then regarding your progress?

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I haven't gotten to far yet. I had an insurance nightmare. I received a letter on August 17 saying that my coverage had been terminated and they had backdated it to May 1, which was before the surgery. So I have spent the last week spending 2-3 hours on the phone being transferred all over the place. I finally had to go ahead and pay COBRA payments so I could get mu insurance reinstated. The company should have covered that since I was out on FMLA. I am still dealing with them. As a result of all this I have had to put the shots on hold, which has caused my old knee to get worse. I have been trying to figure out where to get an attorney and if I had a case and then it hit me that my doctor would be the best source of information. So I have a call in to him. My new knee has been really sore along with my lower back and sciatic nerve. I am wondering if I need to go back to using my cane since the old knee is not able to to be the weight bearing leg. Will be asking the doctor and PT those questions.