Surgery for Osteoarthritis

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  • Anonymous Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 327 lbs
    • 5' 11"
    • Louisville KY
    21
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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? Somewhat
    • 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 Discomforting
    • Knee pain while squatting Discomforting
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      Supportive Shoes, Weight loss,
      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Taping, Ice,
      Worsened
      Support brace

    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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  • Shane Osteoarthritis

    • Age 35-54
    • Male
    • 320 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Henderson Nevada
    15
    May2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1-5 years
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • 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
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Does your knee swell Yes a lot
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • 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 Mild
    • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Medical Marijuana, Narcotics, Support brace, Physical Therapy,
      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Ice, Supplements,

    Had a ACL and Bucket Handle Tear of Meniscus.
    Surgery for repair 10/2016


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  • Judy Osteoarthritis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 211 lbs
    • 4' 9"
    • Byesville ohio
    14
    May2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Brauch
    • 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? Somewhat
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, in the last 1 year
    • Does your knee swell Yes a lot
    • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
    • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
    • 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 Horrible
    • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Orthotics, Ice, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate,
      Not Improved
      Supplements, Weight loss, Viscosupplementation Injection, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Taping,