Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 150 lbs
  • 5' 8"
  • Decatur in
02
Aug2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Doctor/Care Giver John greenman
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Number of Surgeries 4+
  • 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 Yes, over 5 years ago
  • 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 Outside the knee (toward leg exterior)
  • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Distressing
  • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
  • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    Swimming, Supplements, Unloader brace, Support brace, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,
    Worsened
    Ice

The leg exercises you gave me walking in pool floating in pool kicking my legs walking in yard cortisone shots didn't work had them in my wrist spinal epidural didn't gabapentin didn't work the meds doctor have not worked wish indiana had medical marijuana still trying to get into clinical trials for stem cell research using umbilical cord


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