Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 215 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • San Jose California
    17
    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 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 Knee front
    • 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 All the time

    Treatment Ratings

      Worsened
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Acupuncture, Support brace, Narcotics,

    Too much pain


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 186 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Mokena, il
    15
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1-5 years
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • 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

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      Acupuncture, Viscosupplementation Injection, Cortisone Injection
      Not Improved
      Gabapentin, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Swimming, Narcotics, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy,
      Worsened
      Walking/Hiking

    I have a job that I sit- it is on the cimputer


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 167 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Santa Rosa New Mexico
    10
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Excruciating

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Gabapentin
      Improved
      Physical Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Chiropractor, Taping, Acupuncture, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Walking/Hiking,

    Sometimes I can't do nothing


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 185 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Struthers, Ohio
    08
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • 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? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Orthotics, Cortisone Injection, Viscosupplementation Injection, Supportive Shoes
      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Weight loss, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, Massage, Ice, Physical Therapy,
      Worsened

    Hard to get out of bed and chair,steps are the worse


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  • Josie Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 248 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Hemet California
    03
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing