Surgery for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Male
    • 330 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Green River Wyoming
    23
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ 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? 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

      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Weight loss, Support brace, Ice, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    Winter sucks cold weather don’t help and I work at a trona mine in the crusher


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 320 lbs
    • 5' 11"
    • Louisville KY
    20
    Mar2019
    • 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 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? Discomforting
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
    • knee pain going down the stairs Mild
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
    • Knee pain location Back of the knee
    • 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 Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Weight loss
      Improved
      Ice,
      Not Improved
      Massage
      Worsened

    I had surgery on my right knee a total knee replacement
    last year on 5/23/2017, they wanted to do surgery on my left knee now,
    I found out I had a torn rotary cup and a torn bicep had surgery September 15 2019, January 23 2018 I started getting the jel injection in my left knee for 5week after that they give me a 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'm doing to strengthen exercise you sent me except water exercise won't start it up again till March now it's to cold


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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 245 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Wilsonville, Alabama
    19
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Number of Surgeries 3
    • 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

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Weight loss, Narcotics,

    I work 5-6 days a week and even taking Daypro, and pain medication. My knee just feels like they don't want to go or carry me anymore.


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  • Jose Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 178 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • South Pasadena, California
    19
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 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? Distressing

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Gabapentin,