Arthroscopic Surgery for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 220 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Orange, NJ
    21
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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? Horrible
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • 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 Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Gabapentin, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy,

    I have a highly strenuous job where I walk between 7 to 9 hours a day.....want to know what I can do more naturally to try to curb the pain...nothing else seems to work


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 180 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Lake Wales Florida
    18
    Jan2019
    • 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 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
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Discomforting
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
    • Knee pain location Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • 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 Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Ice, Cortisone Injection, Narcotics,
      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy,

    Stationary bike and swimming


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 198 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Mendon,michigan
    17
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • 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? 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? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Physical Therapy,
      Improved
      Ice, Cortisone Injection, Support brace,
      Not Improved
      Supportive Shoes, Supplements

    Tore my meniscus , had that repaired and that’s when I discovered I had the arthritis, and they cleared that at same time


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  • Ken Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 300 lbs
    • 5' 11"
    • Broken arrow Oklahoma
    17
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries 3
    • 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? Distressing
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Discomforting
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain location Outside the knee (toward leg exterior)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, Stretching, Gabapentin, Narcotics, Support brace, Chiropractor, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy,
      Not Improved
      Taping,

    It is very hard to walk for any distance my back and leg hurt all the time


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  • Judy Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 211 lbs
    • 4' 9"
    • Byesville ohio
    17
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Excruciating
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Brauch
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week?