Arthroscopic Surgery for Osteoarthritis

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  • Michelle Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 280 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Petersburg va
    23
    May2018
    • 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? Discomforting

    Treatment Ratings

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

    Little activity


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  • Andrea Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 252 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Bolingbrook Illinois
    22
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? 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

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Narcotics, Weight loss, Support brace, Cortisone Injection, Ice,
      Not Improved
      Taping, Other, Physical Therapy, Viscosupplementation Injection
      Worsened
      Gabapentin

    Too painful to do physical activity


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  • Neicy Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Chicago IL
    21
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? 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

      Almost Cured
      Viscosupplementation Injection,
      Improved
      Ice, Cortisone Injection, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Walking/Hiking,
      Not Improved

    I currently being affected by knee pain following a vacation. I did a lot of walking up and down concrete stairs, lifting 25 pound suitcases and a lot of walking. I work at desk and drive over 60 miles back & fourth to work. I have a sedentary lifestyle with hardly any exercise!


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 150 lbs
    • 5' 0"
    • Md.
    20
    May2018
    • 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? 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
      Physical Therapy, Massage, Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate,
      Not Improved
      Supplements, Gabapentin, Viscosupplementation Injection, Chiropractor, Cortisone Injection, Orthotics,

    I burn most of the time inside


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 5' 9"
    • Lancaster Ohio
    19
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? 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

      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection,

    Clean house & errands makes difficult at time knowing arthritis in my knees hurt alot since on bone to bone to young total knee surgery .I just had 3 surgeries of two or three period. I had shots 2 each over period less than year. I can't have another knee scope surgery at this time found out there varicose veins not working correctly on my left side that knee has more arthritis in it think I am risk so have wait take care of another issues . Just don't understand why knee doctor not solving my problem feel like many issues with them and about ready to get second opinion on my total health.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 195 lbs
    • 5' 0"
    • Cedar Creek, TX
    18
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries 1
    • 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
      Support brace
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Viscosupplementation Injection,
      Worsened

    My condition makes it hard to get in and out of my car. My condition makes it hard to get up from a sitting position.


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