Orthotics for Osteoarthritis

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  • Tammy Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Pipestone Mn
    22
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Orthotics, Taping, Viscosupplementation Injection, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate

    What is the best thing to help the stiff and sore muscles.


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  • Dan Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 180 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Chesapeake, VA
    22
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? No pain
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Doctor/Care Giver Harrington
    • 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
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Does your knee swell Not at all
    • knee pain going down the stairs Mild
    • 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 Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Discomforting
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable A little bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Orthotics, Other,
      Not Improved
      Supplements

    Running is my favorite exercise but row and bike more lately. Hope to run 3-4 times a week

    Running in cushioned shoes like Hokas and Adidas boost with powerstep pinnacle support insoles and now wearing Sketchers cushioned work shoes. All seem to help with isometrics. Good week.


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 275 lbs
    • 6' 3"
    • Colorado springs CO
    21
    Mar2019
    • 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 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 a lot
    • 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 Horrible
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Medical Marijuana, Narcotics
      Not Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supplements, Acupuncture,
      Worsened
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Postural Modifications, Other, Gabapentin, Swimming, Weight loss, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Orthotics, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Taping, Chiropractor, Supportive Shoes, Support brace, Unloader brace, Viscosupplementation Injection, Walking/Hiking,

    It affects me greatly but I have to push on because I'm taking care of my sister who had a stroke... I'm trying to find relief...


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 250 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Washington dc
    19
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 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 a lot
    • knee pain going down the stairs Horrible
    • 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 Mild
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Weight loss, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Cortisone Injection, Ice,
      Worsened
      Supplements, Physical Therapy, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Orthotics, Walking/Hiking,