Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 143 lbs
  • 5' 5"
  • San Diego California
02
Feb2019
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
  • Repeat injury? No
  • 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
  • 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 Discomforting
  • Knee pain going up the stairs Distressing
  • Knee pain location Knee front
  • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Mild
  • Knee pain while squatting Discomforting
  • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Not at all

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Ice,
    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Supplements

My right knee has a lot of pain in the last year and injection only gives temporary relief and I know I need to start swimming and more stretches.. I walk a lot during the day for my job but has changed my life in regards to going out with friends and enjoying going out, I don't have the energy.


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