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  • Ken Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 300 lbs
    • 5' 11"
    • Broken arrow Oklahoma
    17
    Jan2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall No
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries 3
    • 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? Distressing
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 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 Outside the knee (toward leg exterior)
    • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, Stretching, Gabapentin, Narcotics, Support brace, Chiropractor, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy,
      Not Improved
      Taping,

    It is very hard to walk for any distance my back and leg hurt all the time


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 310 lbs
    • 5' 11"
    • Louisville KY
    09
    Jan2019
    • 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 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? 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 Outside the knee (toward leg exterior)
    • 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

      Cured
      Physical Therapy,
      Almost Cured
      Orthotics, Unloader brace
      Improved
      Taping, Supportive Shoes, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,

    I had surgery on my right knee a total knee replacement
    last year they wanted to do surgery on my left knee I told him you face me but they couldn't
    Because found out I had a torn rotary cup and a torn bicep surgery September 15th January 23 2018 I started getting the jel injection in my left knee and 5week time release injection it's good for 6 months olny
    Now I'm trying turmeric curcumin 500mg Ginger extract 5 mg it ok plus I'm still ice and heat I started to get more healthy


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  • Jerry Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 187 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Wichita,Kansas
    29
    Dec2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? 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
      Ice, Support brace, Weight loss, Stretching, Swimming, Walking/Hiking,

    I tried stem cells, which did not help, but I feel it was poor application by Dr.


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  • Karen Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 190 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Aurora CO
    28
    Dec2018
    • 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? 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
      Swimming, Narcotics, Weight loss, Support brace, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Medical Marijuana,
      Not Improved
      Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supplements

    It affects every aspect of my life. I'm having trouble cleaning, food prep, shopping and all All's. Walking more than a short distance increase my pain. P


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  • Victoria Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • St Mary's pa
    24
    Dec2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Partial knee replacement, Stretching,
      Not Improved
      Support brace, Supplements, Walking/Hiking,

    I can't do the things I want to do because of pain


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