Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 200 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • Fort worth tx
24
Sep2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries 2

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Narcotics, Viscosupplementation Injection, Supportive Shoes, Partial knee replacement, Surgery, Swimming
    Not Improved
    Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Gabapentin, Stretching, Weight loss, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Taping, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Arthroscopic Surgery

1 st surgery....still was unable to walk up steps in normal manner, unable to kick or raise leg ect. After partial replacement. Was able to kick, walk up steps in normal manner unless real big steps, still unable to walk backwards, raise leg, walk sideways or up and down inclines, still unable to carry 25 lbs or more makes me limp and walk slowly. Not able to push off or put pressing pressure with foot ,jump,unable to run, jog, skip, get in and out of tub or in floor and get up is an act of God. Defect in material used in knee for partial replacement after 1 yr. Lucky I can walk and has affected other knee. 4 yrs. Therapy .. sux used to be very active...Hiking, jogging,swimming. Ect.


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