Swimming for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 160 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • McIntosh. New Mexico.
    19
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Number of Surgeries 1
    • 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? Discomforting

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Swimming,
      Not Improved
      Gabapentin, Weight loss, Cortisone Injection,

    Physical Therapy two times a week !! Plus Therapy at home . Hard time loosing weight !!


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 238 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Lawnside
    19
    Sep2018
    • 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? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Support brace, Weight loss, Swimming,
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy

    I can’t stand long or walk a distance without discomfort I’m always dreading to get up after sitting because it’s painful. My Osteoarthris has me in a depress state of mind.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 158 lbs
    • 5' 0"
    • Port orange fl
    18
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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

      Almost Cured
      Support brace
      Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Physical Therapy, Swimming,
      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Weight loss, Ice

    N a


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  • Terresa Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Coos Bay Oregon
    18
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Waterfall Clinic
    • 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
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • 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
      Narcotics,
      Not Improved
      Swimming, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Walking/Hiking,
      Worsened
      Chiropractor, Acupuncture,

    I have no personal relationships due to pain and limitations. I have shrunk 2 inches in height to date. My quality of life is so limited. I am not able to maintain as I use to.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 177 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Jackson Georgia
    17
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries 2
    • 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? Horrible

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Other, Swimming, Medical Marijuana
      Not Improved
      Ice, Support brace, Supplements,
      Worsened
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

    It has put me out of work . And I don't do much at all anymore


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 210 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Greeneville, Tennessee
    17
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Weight loss, Swimming