Cortisone Injection for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 150 lbs
    • 4' 10"
    • Burr ridge Illinois
    14
    Nov2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr R. Patel
    • 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? 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 No
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Mild
    • Knee pain location Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Not at all

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Viscosupplementation Injection
      Improved
      Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Weight loss, Ice, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    Walking light yoga
    Try to bend left leg backwards


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  • Ronnie Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 270 lbs
    • 5' 9"
    • Finksburg Maryland
    13
    Nov2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Weight loss, Swimming
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Narcotics,

    Can not walk by myself


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 375 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Nc
    13
    Nov2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • 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 Horrible
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Horrible
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Horrible
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable All the time

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Ice, Cortisone Injection,

    I have no life. My pain is excruciating. I know it would help to lose weight. I’m not able to move enough for excercise. Before I gained a lot of this weight I had already been told I needed total knee replacements. I’m at my wits end. The Drs wont give me anything for the pain.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • Youngstown, Ohio
    13
    Nov2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Ice, Support brace
      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection,
      Worsened
      Chiropractor, Viscosupplementation Injection

    I work 50 hrs + a week. Horrible pain most of the time. It brings me to tears. I am a manager at a food place so I am in my legs constantly.


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  • Deb Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 390 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Gladewater Texas
    12
    Nov2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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

    Treatment Ratings

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

    Did stem cell twice. First time helped for a while and 2nd time no help at all.


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  • Shannon Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 325 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Panora, Iowa
    12
    Nov2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1-5 years
    • 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? Somewhat
    • 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? Discomforting
    • Chronicity 18+ Months