Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Garden City, MO
    10
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 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
      Support brace
      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supportive Shoes, Acupuncture, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Orthotics,

    Makes doing farm chores and gardening g difficult.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 220 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Sanford, Fl
    05
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Ronald Hudanich
    • 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? All the time
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? All the time
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • 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 Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas No pain
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable All the time

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Narcotics, Medical Marijuana
      Not Improved
      Swimming, Physical Therapy, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Acupuncture, Ice, Walking/Hiking,

    Still recuperating from knee surgery & still in pain.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Gresham oregon
    04
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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? Excruciating

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Ice, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Gabapentin, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Acupuncture, Swimming,
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection

    Hard to walk


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  • Chrystal Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 255 lbs
    • Bowling Green, Mo
    01
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries 4+
    • 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
      Improved
      Swimming, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Narcotics, Weight loss, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Orthotics, Ice,
      Not Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Physical Therapy, Postural Modifications, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Gabapentin,
      Worsened
      Support brace

    Makes it really hard to do a lot because I live by myself!


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Coos Bay Oregon
    30
    Jun2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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? 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 Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • 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 Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Medical Marijuana, Narcotics,
      Not Improved
      Swimming, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Yoga, Supplements, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Ice,