Physical Therapy for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 250 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Millville Ma
    23
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? 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
      Cortisone Injection
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Viscosupplementation Injection, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate,

    none


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 183 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Newport News,Virginia
    23
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • 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? 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 Distressing
    • Knee pain location Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Horrible
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Narcotics, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Cortisone Injection, Orthotics,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy,

    I do the normal day to day taking care of a home,cleaning,cooking,washing,shopping,doctors visits and attending worship.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 264 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Richmond, Va
    21
    Sep2018
    • 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? 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Ice, Narcotics,
      Not Improved
      Orthotics, Weight loss
      Worsened

    Need to work but the pain do not late me be on my feet all day.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 5' 8"
    • Mishawaka,in
    21
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? A little bit
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • 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 Discomforting
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable A little bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Taping, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,
      Not Improved
      Ice, TENS/Electrical Stimulation

    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
    • 209 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Greensboro NC
    21
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 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? Horrible

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Narcotics
      Almost Cured
      Ice, Support brace
      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Supportive Shoes,
      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection

    I can't stand to long or sit it starts to stiffening up and not able to walk


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  • Monique Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • NY
    20
    Sep2018
    • 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? Somewhat
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Supportive Shoes, Support brace, Viscosupplementatio