Knee injury

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What is knee injury?

The knee is made up of bone, muscle, tendons, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. When any of these structures are injured you can have knee problems. Knee problems may cause pain and decreased range of motion.

Common symptoms reported by people with knee injury

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with knee injury

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (6) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (4) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (2) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)

Data from patients with knee injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with knee injury

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (6) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
brain fog problems concentrating
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (4) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
psychotic symptoms (anxiety depression fear) teeth grinding (bruxism)
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
stomach pain
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (2) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
chronic constipation
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Therapeutic Massage)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (3) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness brain fog 2 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
burning sensation in skin chronic constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with knee injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has knee injury on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 37
30s 75
40s 100
50s 102
60s 80
70+ 28

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 153
Female 271

These charts show data from knee injury patients who have completed their condition history
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