Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 220 lbs
  • 5' 5"
  • London
31
Aug2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr rrafshi
  • 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? Somewhat
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • knee injury in an accident or fall No
  • Does your knee swell Yes, just a little
  • knee pain going down the stairs Distressing
  • Knee pain going up the stairs Discomforting
  • Knee pain location Outside the knee (toward leg exterior)
  • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Discomforting
  • Knee pain while squatting Distressing
  • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Somewhat

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,
    Not Improved
    Support brace

Cortisone worked very well for the first years now not much now I don’t take pain meds as I have a kidney disease I am being treated by an orthopaedic surgeon now until my knees need replacement surgery at this time he does not want to do the surgery


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