Surgery 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 170 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Redding,CA
    15
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries 4+
    • 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? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average i