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My wife has been diagnosed with arthritis in her left foot

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my wife has been diagnosed with arthritis in her left foot by a consultant at our local private hospital ( woodlands, Kettering ), has had 4 injections this year with limited effect , now considering an operation which seems quite serious , are there alternative treatments/ therapies you might recommend ?
JA: The Doctor can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. How long has your wife had arthritis? Has she used any medication for it?
Customer: the last 2/3 years only injections
JA: Has she seen a doctor about arthritis?
Customer: yes, as already outlined a consultant doctor @ woodlands
JA: Anything else in her medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: she has had both hips replaced & her spine surgically straightened
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 6 months ago.

Hello! My name is***** to JustAnswer. I'm a Consultant Rheumatologist and I am reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.

Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 6 months ago.

Can you please what type of arthritis she was diagnosed with?

And which injections she received?