Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 170 lbs
  • 5' 11"
  • Morgan utah
06
Jun2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • 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
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
  • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
  • Knee pain going up the stairs Distressing
  • Knee pain location Knee front
  • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas No pain
  • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
  • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable A little bit

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Supportive Shoes, Support brace, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate,
    Not Improved
    Ice, Strengthening Exercises,
    Worsened

At work I'm active all day.up and down stairs/hauling things.moving all day long.ive had osteoarthritis for 15 yrs.i took trigosamine then flexacil and now instaflex now which use to take the pain away but not any more.i wear a soft knee brace lately which helps.some but still usually in pain.


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