Review for Knee Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 163 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Pueblo co
  • 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? A little bit
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
  • Chronicity 4 - 6 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
    Weight loss, Narcotics, Gabapentin, Swimming, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Other, Walking/Hiking, Physical Therapy, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Ice, Cortisone Injection,
    Not Improved
    Orthotics, Viscosupplementation Injection, Acupuncture, Support brace, Unloader brace, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate

I've developed a huge knot on the outside of my knee. PA ordered cupping and/or accupunture. Will do that in a few wks. In the meantime I'm massaging it and doing stretching.

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