Acupuncture for Knee Pain

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  • Brenda Knee Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 163 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Pueblo co
    05
    Dec2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • 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? Somewhat
    • 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 No pain
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Mild
    • Knee pain location Outside the knee (toward leg exterior)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Mild
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

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

    Now I'm having some pain on the outside and front of operative knee. PT gave me some more quad stretches and hamstring stretches. Cold weather is definitely taking a toll. Baker's cyst is gone so can walk longer just trying to lose weight now.


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  • Anonymous Knee Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 190 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Hardyston , NJ
    03
    Oct2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • 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? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Support brace, Chiropractor, Cortisone Injection, Swimming, Ice,
      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Acupuncture,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy

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  • Velveta Bishop Knee Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 210 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Philadelphia
    24
    Sep2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • 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? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Ice, Acupuncture, Chiropractor, Supplements,
      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Viscosupplementation Injection

    Pain when working, spasms, sciatica


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  • Anonymous Knee Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Ann Arbor, Michigan
    18
    Sep2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours