Swimming for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 270 lbs
    • 6' 0"
    • Norfolk, VA
    22
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1 year
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • 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
    • 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 Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable All the time

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Weight loss, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Swimming,
      Worsened
      Supplements, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Unloader brace, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    Puts limits on my every day life because of the pain.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 275 lbs
    • 6' 3"
    • Colorado springs CO
    21
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • 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? 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? Horrible
    • 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 Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Medical Marijuana, Narcotics
      Not Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supplements, Acupuncture,
      Worsened
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Postural Modifications, Other, Gabapentin, Swimming, Weight loss, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Orthotics, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Taping, Chiropractor, Supportive Shoes, Support brace, Unloader brace, Viscosupplementation Injection, Walking/Hiking,

    It affects me greatly but I have to push on because I'm taking care of my sister who had a stroke... I'm trying to find relief...


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  • Lisa Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 4' 11"
    • Palmbay fl
    20
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ 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? 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 Horrible
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain location Back of the knee
    • 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 A little bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      Swimming, Narcotics, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Ice, Physical Therapy,