Acupuncture for Knee Pain

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  • Carolyn Knee Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 203 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Mansfield, Louisiana
    04
    Jun2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Number of Surgeries 3
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Almost Cured
      Cortisone Injection, Gabapentin
      Improved
      Ice, Support brace
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Acupuncture,

    I cannot walk, ride in a car nor sit for long periods of time in a chair.


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  • Brenda Knee Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 158 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Pueblo co
    28
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Doctor/Care Giver Shawn Nakamura
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries 1
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
    • Knee pain location Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Distressing
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Weight loss, Narcotics, Other, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Swimming, Walking/Hiking, Physical Therapy, Supportive Shoes, Ice, Chiropractor,
      Not Improved
      Viscosupplementation Injection, Orthotics, Acupuncture, Gabapentin, Support brace, Unloader brace, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate,

    Since surgery squats are difficult. Feel kind of a tearing sensation across my kneecap. Hurts quite a bit in the quad area and going down stairs is difficult on the surgical leg


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  • Anonymous Knee Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 296 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • richmond va
    25
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Excruciating
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes a lot
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Horrible
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Distressing
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable All the time

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Not Improved
      Ice, Cortisone Injection, Acupuncture, Support brace, Narcotics, Gabapentin,

    Im not able to do any thing i cant do my house,cant stand or walk with out a walker


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  • Anonymous Knee Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 190 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Westville, NJ
    24
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Number of Surgeries 2
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Weight loss, Viscosupplementation Injection, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy,