Swimming for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 150 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • East Falmouth mass.
    16
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? 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
      Ice, Support brace, Narcotics, TENS/Electrical Stimulation
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Swimming, Supplements, Gabapentin,
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection,

    Cannot do things for very long


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 186 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Mokena, il
    15
    Jan2019
    • 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 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries 4+
    • 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, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • 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 Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      Acupuncture, Viscosupplementation Injection, Cortisone Injection
      Not Improved
      Gabapentin, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Swimming, Narcotics, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy,
      Worsened
      Walking/Hiking

    I have a job that I sit- it is on the cimputer


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  • Patty Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 165 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Ohio
    15
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Stephanie williams
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • 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? Not at all
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1 year
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Mild
    • Knee pain going up the stairs No pain
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Discomforting
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable A little bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      Swimming, Weight loss, Physical Therapy, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Ice, Orthotics, Walking/Hiking,
      Not Improved
      Supplements

    Rest ice Aleve and time.strengthening exercises and stationary bike plus massages


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  • Robbie Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 247 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Forney, Texas
    13
    Jan2019
    • 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? 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
      Supportive Shoes, Swimming,
      Not Improved