Anonymous 

Review for Osteoarthritis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 295 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Caledonia, WI
15
Apr2019
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • knee injury in an accident or fall Yes, over 5 years ago
  • Repeat injury? No
  • 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? Somewhat
  • 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 Mild
  • Knee pain while squatting Horrible
  • Knee give way, give out or feel unstable Quite a bit

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Narcotics
    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Taping, Gabapentin,

I am very limited as to what I can do. I also have rheumatoid arthritis and scoliosis. Unless I have my grandsons help me by getting me a scooter I cannot do any shopping. I have no cartilage left in either knee.


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