Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 200 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Warren
26
Aug2016
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Jeff Mendelson
  • Number of Surgeries 2

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Total knee replacement
    Improved
    Physical Therapy, Orthotics, Swimming, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Weight loss
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Supportive Shoes, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Arthroscopic Surgery

History of 2 falls, X-rays showed arthritis, see all treatments above...1/22/2016 arthroscopic surgery done. Followed by various injections ( 2 steroid, 1 gel one)...arthritic pain keep me up all night...I had enough, suffered for over 2 years but it got worse I after fall in October 2015...I wanted to be pain free, told Dr Mendelson, I was ready for my TKR...my occupation: registered nurse for over 40 years...I want to enjoy retirement pain free...Arthritic pain gone, some surgical pain ( easily controlled)....I am in PT therapy, doing well...


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