Narcotics for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 270 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Indianapolis indiana
    21
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Other, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Taping, Ice, Physical Therapy, Supplements,
      Not Improved
      Narcotics

    I deal with some level of pain everyday. Stiffness is the most common daily interference. If I’m in a “flare” then it can interfere with every part of my day


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  • Ron Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 237 lbs
    • 6' 0"
    • Perry Fl
    20
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1 year
    • 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? 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 Discomforting
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
    • Knee pain location Knee front
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Ice
      Not Improved
      Gabapentin, Narcotics, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Cortisone Injection, Physical Therapy,

    Very debilitating


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  • Richard Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 204 lbs
    • 5' 11"
    • Corning, NY
    20
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • 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? 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 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 Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation
      Not Improved
      Swimming, Narcotics, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Taping, Cortisone Injection,
      Worsened
      Ice, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking

    Limited to what I can do before I can�t take the pain


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  • Tim Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 250 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Jackson, Ms
    20
    Jul2018
    • 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 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? Quite a bit
    • 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 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 Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Partial knee replacement,
      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Swimming, Gabapentin, Narcotics, Walking/Hiking, Unloader brace, Support brace,
      Not Improved
      Supportive Shoes, Cortisone Injection, Weight loss

    All day long


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  • Patty Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 340 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Bradley IL
    19
    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 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 6-18 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 Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
    • 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
      Ice, Supportive Shoes, Weight loss,