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)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Pain (6) knee injury (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Motrin Prescription)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
3
Tried for
knee injury (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
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)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
brain fog problems concentrating 1 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
Pain (6) knee injury (1)
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)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
bruxism (teeth grinding) psychotic symptoms (anxiety depression fear)
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Motrin Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3)
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)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
for knee injury (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Pain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
knee injury (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)

(Tylenol)
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 3
20s 39
30s 67
40s 97
50s 93
60s 62
70+ 17
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 41
20-29 years 26
30-39 years 17
40-49 years 24
50-59 years 14
60-69 years 4
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

63% Female
37% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 157
Not Diagnosed 33

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