Arthroscopic Surgery for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Charleston WV
    17
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • 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? 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 Mild
    • Knee pain location Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas No pain
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Not at all

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Chiropractor, Narcotics, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Massage, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy,
      Not Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acupuncture
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection,

    Work in yard I enjoy but suffer afterwards.


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  • Peggy Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 185 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • San Luis Obispo ca
    16
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • 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? A little bit
    • 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 Distressing
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Mild
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Discomforting
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable A little bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      Orthotics, Weight loss
      Not Improved
      Ice, Taping, Support brace,

    Hard to do chores, walking, getting on ground
    Exercise limited


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  • Robin Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 203 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Jacksonville, FL
    16
    Jul2018
    • 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 3
    • 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 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 Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Gabapentin, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Stretching, Narcotics, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Swimming,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking

    I have back issues and nerve issues also and have to sit in recliner till I am able to do anything. I can stand for about 10-15 mins before I have to sit again. I cannot sit with legs down in a normal sitting position since surgery.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 180 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Corpus Christi Tx
    16
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? 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? Excruciating

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Narcotics
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Weight loss, Supplements,

    Im in great pain I also have fibromyalgia and ulcers costacondrits diverticulitis and had complete thyroidectomy had cancer all was removed


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 170 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Redding,CA
    15
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? Quite a bit
    • 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 Discomforting
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Horrible
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Narcotics, Weight loss, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Walking/Hiking,