Anonymous 

Review for Knee Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 150 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • Lawrence, kansas
02
Dec2020
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Knee pain going up the stairs Mild
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Number of Surgeries 4+
  • 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
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
  • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1-5 years
  • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
  • knee pain going down the stairs Mild
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Knee pain location Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
  • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Discomforting
  • Knee pain while squatting Discomforting
  • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat
  • Marital Status Single
  • Employment Status Other
  • Tobacco Use No
  • Alcohol Use None
  • Pain level (1-10) 1
  • Pain areas Right knee front, Inside right knee

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Home Exercise Program, Walking/Hiking, Supportive Shoes, Weight loss, Gabapentin,
    Improved
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Other, Narcotics, Support brace, Ice, Physical Therapy,
    Not Improved
    Viscosupplementation Injection,

This is my 4th ACL tear in 25 years, all have been in adulthood. After this recent one it was suggested I have further evaluation for a connective tissue disorder. It turns out I have a disorder which significantly reduced the chances of any ACL surgery every working. As a result of the surgeries, I have developed severe osteoarthritis. I am in a brace and suffer from horrible knee pain. I have done visco supplements, and a genicular nerve block. I am currently in a physical therapy program and pursuing a knee replacement.


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