Taping for Osteoarthritis

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  • Ken Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 300 lbs
    • 5' 11"
    • Broken arrow Oklahoma
    17
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries 3
    • 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? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • 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 Outside the knee (toward leg exterior)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, Stretching, Gabapentin, Narcotics, Support brace, Chiropractor, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy,
      Not Improved
      Taping,

    It is very hard to walk for any distance my back and leg hurt all the time


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  • Droopysgirl Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 216 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Iowa
    16
    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? 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? Discomforting

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Support brace, Chiropractor, Cortisone Injection, Orthotics,
      Not Improved
      Massage, Ice, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Taping

    Work in small town grocery store as the only worker on my days of work. Hours vary between 6 to 12 hour shifts 5 to 6 days a week. Lots of walking involved. This is the most exercise I do.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Gary Indiana
    13
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Orthotics, Taping,
      Not Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Ice, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    I cant bend it with confidence I walk everyday


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  • Shannon Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • Creighton Mo
    13
    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 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 Discomforting
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
    • 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

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection,
      Not Improved
      PEMF Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Support brace, Taping, Massage, Ice, Orthotics, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs,

    I’m a hairstylist and equestrian
    Pretty active
    Slows me down a lot tho sometimes just can’t move quickly


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 198 lbs
    • 5' 0"
    • Bronx new York
    11
    Jan2019
    • 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? Excruciating

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Taping, Unloader brace, Gabapentin,