Greg-Linda 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 5' 5"
  • Nv
14
Dec2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • 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? Quite a bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Narcotics
    Not Improved
    Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Viscosupplementation Injection, Support brace, Ice, Orthotics, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

Spent 2 years at Arthritis Clinic did 4 weeks of Ortho Visc shots first year worked. Second year worked couple months. Third Year went to Mayo Clinic Rochester for evaluation. Advanced degenerative arthritis and bone on bone left knee. Gave cortisone end of August 2017. Lasted less then week. Time for plan B surgery. The bandaids are no longer working. Limping and in pain everyday. Need cane most of time.


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