Physical Therapy for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 5' 5"
    • Q
    17
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Support brace, Narcotics,
      Not Improved
      Swimming, Weight loss, Viscosupplementation Injection, Supportive Shoes, Massage, Walking/Hiking,

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Charleston WV
    17
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Number of Surgeries 3
    • 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? Discomforting
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Discomforting
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Mild
    • Knee pain location Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas No pain
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Not at all

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Chiropractor, Narcotics, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Massage, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy,
      Not Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acupuncture
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection,

    Work in yard I enjoy but suffer afterwards.


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  • Peggy Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 175 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Genoa, NY
    17
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries 2
    • 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? Mild

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Viscosupplementation Injection, Support brace, Chiropractor, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Supplements,

    I've had issues with my knee since my original injury in 2015. They have been ongoing and currently I broke my leg (same knee) and am having to go through the same process all over again😕


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  • Robin Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 203 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Jacksonville, FL
    16
    Jul2018
    • 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 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? 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 Back of the knee
    • 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

      Not Improved
      Gabapentin, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Stretching, Narcotics, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Swimming,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking

    I have back issues and nerve issues also and have to sit in recliner till I am able to do anything. I can stand for about 10-15 mins before I have to sit again. I cannot sit with legs down in a normal sitting position since surgery.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 195 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Hebron CT
    16
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • 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

      Improved
      Taping
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Weight loss, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,