Cortisone Injection for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Nashville tn
    21
    May2019
    • 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 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 Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Distressing
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Ice, Support brace,
      Not Improved
      Orthotics, Cortisone Injection, Gabapentin

    I do a lot of walking at work. I have to work at a slower pace


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  • tammy Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 350 lbs
    • 5' 9"
    • lakeland fl
    21
    May2019
    • 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? All the time
    • 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? Excruciating

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Ice, Cortisone Injection, Chiropractor, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Weight loss, Supplements

    I am a teacher and I wall all day long on campus with my kids. I am in pain all day long.. My knee is bone on bone now.


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  • Olivia Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 262 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Birmingham, al
    20
    May2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Greg Eudy
    • 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? 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 Discomforting
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Distressing
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable A little bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Gabapentin, Narcotics, Weight loss, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Taping, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy,
      Not Improved
      Supplements, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate
      Worsened
      Walking/Hiking

    The stretching on this program and shoe inserts have helped a lot.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 189 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Colorado
    20
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Support brace, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Weight loss,
      Not Improved
      Walking/Hiking

    Walking in the morning is difficult cause my knee is stiff with the rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Martindale, Texas
    20
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr. Julia Symon
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • 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
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • Does your knee swell Yes a lot
    • 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 Horrible
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Weight loss, Ice,
      Not Improved
      Swimming, Supplements, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Chiropractor, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,