Narcotics for Osteoarthritis

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  • Doris Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 129 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Lexington, Kentucky
    19
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? 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? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Orthotics, Cortisone Injection, Support brace, Narcotics, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Medical Marijuana
      Not Improved
      Gabapentin,

    Walk a lot.


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  • Sherry Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 244 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Milwaukee WI
    18
    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? 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
      Ice
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Narcotics, Weight loss, Viscosupplementation Injection, Support brace, Supportive Shoes,
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection

    Can't hardly walk without pain hard to shower or dress it doesn't bend far.


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  • Robert Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Male
    • 350 lbs
    • 6' 0"
    • Los Angeles California
    18
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • 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? 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? Distressing
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Horrible
    • 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 Discomforting
    • Knee pain while squatting Discomforting
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection
      Not Improved
      Walking/Hiking, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Narcotics, Support brace, Taping, Ice,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy

    Can't do the things I like to do


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  • Terresa Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Coos Bay Oregon
    18
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Waterfall Clinic
    • 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? 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 No
    • Does your knee swell Yes a lot
    • knee pain going down the stairs Horrible
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Horrible
    • 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 Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Narcotics,
      Not Improved
      Swimming, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Walking/Hiking,
      Worsened
      Chiropractor, Acupuncture,

    I have no personal relationships due to pain and limitations. I have shrunk 2 inches in height to date. My quality of life is so limited. I am not able to maintain as I use to.


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  • Carolyn Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 190 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • FAIRFAX Va
    17
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • 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? 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? Horrible
    • 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 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 Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Viscosupplementation Injection, Weight loss, Narcotics, Gabapentin,