Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 160 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Edina MN
20
Feb2019
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • knee injury in an accident or fall No
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 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 Inside the knee (toward the other leg)
  • Pain extend below the knee to the calf or shin areas Horrible
  • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
  • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Orthotics, Supportive Shoes,
    Not Improved
    Cortisone Injection, Viscosupplementation Injection

Can’t exercise except for essential walking; I have had episodes of severe leg pain where I couldn’t walk. And my knee would buckle on me and then the bad pain came on: unexpectedly; can’t go up or down stairs except for one step at a time. Need railings; affects proper alignment of body;


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