Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 5' 8"
    • Mishawaka,in
    08
    May2018
    • 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? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Orthotics, Ice,
      Not Improved
      Supplements, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Viscosupplementation Injection, Supportive Shoes, Taping, Acupuncture, Cortisone Injection, Walking/Hiking,

    It's slows me down and doesn't allow me to complete a lot of projects because I have to sit and rest my knee, I get frustrated because I can't do what I want to do


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 163 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Dennison, Ohio
    22
    Apr2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Massage
      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Yoga, Narcotics, Gabapentin, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Taping, Acupuncture, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Swimming, Orthotics, Supplements,
      Worsened
      Partial knee replacement, Viscosupplementation Injection, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    Had a total hip replacement also.
    Need a total knee replacement from a failed partial knee replacement and maybe total reconstruction.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 18-34
    • Male
    • 145 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • lincolncity oregon
    20
    Apr2018
    • 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? 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? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Medical Marijuana
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Acupuncture, Support brace, Walking/Hiking,

    back an knee pain started very young in life


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 190 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Los Angeles, ca
    12
    Apr2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ 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? Somewhat
    • 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
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Cortisone Injection, Support brace
      Not Improved
      Acupuncture, Ice, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    It's hard to put in a 8 hr. Day at working I walj for a living im a city carrierplus my feet hurts also


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  • Valerie Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 208 lbs
    • 5' 9"
    • Bronx New York
    08
    Apr2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Orthotics, Supportive Shoes, Weight loss, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,
      Worsened
      Acupuncture

    It slows me down a lot
    I'm a dialysis transporter.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 76 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • SaddleBrook new jersey
    01
    Apr2018
    • 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? Not at all
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Excruciating

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Orthotics, Ice, Acupuncture, Chiropractor, Supportive Shoes, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate,