Which therapy will work best for you?

The answer depends on many factors, including your health, other medications you take, and whether your osteoarthritis case is mild, moderate or severe. The earlier you and your doctor work together, the sooner you can begin a treatment plan that is right for you.

Using the osteoarthritis self-assessment tool below can help you prepare to discuss your symptoms.

Assesment tool

1. How long have you been experiencing knee pain?

1. How long have you been experiencing knee pain? *

2. Have you recently injured your knee?

2. Have you recently injured your knee? *

3. How would you rate your knee pain on a scale of 1 (no pain) to 10 (unbearable pain) when resting?

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(1 = No pain)(10 = The worst pain imaginable)

4. How would you rate your knee pain on a scale of 1 (no pain) to 10 (unbearable pain) with activity?

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(1 = No pain)(10 = The worst pain imaginable)

5. What daily activities are more difficult due to your knee pain? Check all that apply.

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6. What treatments have you tried to help with your knee pain? Check all that apply.

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7. Has your knee ever swelled up or become enlarged? If yes, how often?

8. Have you been diagnosis with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee by a doctor or other healthcare professional?

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9. What are your goals and expectations from treatment?