Surgery for Osteoarthritis

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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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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 177 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Jackson Georgia
    17
    Sep2018
    • 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? Horrible

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Other, Swimming, Medical Marijuana
      Not Improved
      Ice, Support brace, Supplements,
      Worsened
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

    It has put me out of work . And I don't do much at all anymore


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 220 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Chicago illinios
    11
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Number of Surgeries 1
    • 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? Excruciating

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Narcotics,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy,

    Walk when l walk the cortisone shot glasses on montoni and then the pain comes back excruciating really bad I can't even bend my knee back how bad it is I have to walk so super slowly and the pain is still there it's unbearable


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  • Patty Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Whiting, N J
    09
    Sep2018
    • 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 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? 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 Discomforting
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Viscosupplementation Injection
      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Stretching, Gabapentin, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Taping, Ice, Physical Therapy, Swimming,
      Worsened

    I do daily stretches, recumbent bike but knee still painful, under knee cap, sides of knee, down shin when walking, loosing range of motion, thigh muscles still week

    Cannot walk at normal pace, stairs difficult, legs tire n get weak, rotate from side to side all night, very frustrated. Can't do anything I used to for fun..dancing, bike riding, walking the beach


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 0"
    • Lexington ky
    08
    Sep2018
    • 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? Not at all
    • 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

      Cured
      Improved
      Swimming
      Not Improved
      Ice, Support brace, Supplements, Walking/Hiking,
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection

    I try not to let it i work full time in nursing and assist with my grand kids


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 257 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Kennewick washtion
    08
    Sep2018