Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 225 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Henderson nc
27
Nov2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Orthopedic Specialists of NC
  • Number of Surgeries None

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Ice, Cortisone Injection, Supportive Shoes, Support brace, Weight loss
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Strengthening Exercises, Gabapentin, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Viscosupplementation Injection, Swimming

No injury...Progressive loss of cushioning between knee bones. Nothing helps much but the cortisone injections. I have been told I will need knee replacement surgery & I'm trying to lose weight first to speed up the recovery.


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