Cortisone Injection for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Male
    • 5' 9"
    • Pharr texas
    19
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ 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? A little bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Mild
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Mild
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas No pain
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Not at all

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Taping, Support brace, Walking/Hiking
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Supportive Shoes, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate,

    Oil field


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Male
    • 207 lbs
    • 6' 1"
    • Newark, NJ
    19
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 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? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Viscosupplementation Injection, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Walking/Hiking,

    I want to get some relief


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  • Patty Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 340 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Bradley IL
    19
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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? 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
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Distressing
    • 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 Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable All the time

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Ice, Supportive Shoes, Weight loss, Narcotics, Swimming,
      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Viscosupplementation Injection

    So much pain on a daily basis. Hard to walk,can not go up very many steps.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 341 lbs
    • 4' 11"
    • Myrtle Creek, OR
    18
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? 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
      Narcotics, Weight loss, Swimming, Support brace, Cortisone Injection,
      Not Improved
      Ice, Physical Therapy, Supplements, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate,

    Because of my condition I can do almost nothing physical


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 120 lbs
    • 4' 11"
    • Davenport Iowa
    18
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries 3
    • 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? A little bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Narcotics
      Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Support brace, Weight loss, Swimming, Walking/Hiking,

    I am on disability. I can't stand or walk for very long. I can't vacuum or mop. I have trouble cleaning the bathroom


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Male
    • 180 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Burbank California
    17
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries 1
    • 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? Discomforting

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Ice
      Almost Cured
      Support brace
      Improved
      Swimming, Narcotics, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Taping, Cortisone Injection,
      Not Improved
      Acupuncture, Weight loss, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Walking/Hiking
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy,