Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 337 lbs
  • 5' 9"
  • Wasilla, Alaska
06
Sep2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Orthopedics of Alaska
  • Physical activity per week 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? Quite a bit
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • knee injury in an accident or fall No
  • Does your knee swell Yes a lot
  • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
  • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
  • Knee pain location Knee front
  • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas No pain
  • Knee pain while squatting Discomforting
  • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Stretching, Ice, Weight loss, Taping,
    Not Improved
    Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Support brace, Physical Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,
    Worsened
    Viscosupplementation Injection

I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis 4 ,3 years ago a that time the doctor said I should be in a wheelchair I am still walking however my pain level is so intense I can only stand to do things a few minutes at a time.


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