Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis

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  • Ballerina Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 129 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Houston,Texas
    21
    May2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr.Perez
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Not at all
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Not at all
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Does your knee swell Not at all
    • knee pain going down the stairs No pain
    • Knee pain going up the stairs No pain
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas No pain
    • Knee pain while squatting Mild
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Not at all

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Ice, Acupuncture, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Other, Supplements, Walking/Hiking,

    I’m still getting acupuncture 2x a month and it helps


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 265 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Clovis california
    20
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? Horrible

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Weight loss, Gabapentin, Medical Marijuana,
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Acupuncture,

    Walk when,shopping,.bicycle rides,20 minutes daily


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  • Brenda Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 158 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Pueblo co
    13
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Doctor/Care Giver Shawn Nakamura
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • 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
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • 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 Distressing
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Swimming, Other, Supportive Shoes, Weight loss,
      Not Improved
      Gabapentin, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Viscosupplementation Injection, Unloader brace, Support brace, Acupuncture, Orthotics,

    Having trouble walking at all..only time not in pain is when I'm laying down


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 175 lbs
    • 4' 11"
    • Sarasota fl
    16
    Apr2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1 year
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Chronicity 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 Outside the knee (toward leg exterior)
    • 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

      Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ice, Support brace
      Not Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy,