Arthrofibrosis

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What is arthrofibrosis?

Arthrofibrosis is inflammation and buildup of scar tissue in the knee. This prevents a normal range of joint motion and usually occurs after knee trauma or surgery. Patients present with stiffness and pain.

Common symptoms reported by people with arthrofibrosis

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 arthrofibrosis

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

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
arthrofibrosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Simponi SmartJect)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
arthrofibrosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(NatureMade Omega 3 Fish Oil)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
arthrofibrosis (1)

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

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

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
for arthrofibrosis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
arthrofibrosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Simponi SmartJect)
Perceived effectiveness
for arthrofibrosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
arthrofibrosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(NatureMade Omega 3 Fish Oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for arthrofibrosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
arthrofibrosis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

67% Female
33% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

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