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Donald Williams: Older Adult Right Total Knee Arthroplasty

Donald Williams is a a 77-year-old veteran with osteoarthritis and an old football injury to his right knee. He has just undergone a right knee total arthroplasty 5 days ago.

Mildred: An Older Adult with Persistent Knee Pain and Dementia

Mildred is 83 years old and suffers from chronic, constant knee pain that prevents her from doing things around the house. She recently moved next door to her son so he can provide the extra help she needs with grocery shopping, cooking, and doing heavier housework. An x-ray of her knee displays moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis.

Mr. Monahan: Chronic Knee and Back Pain

Mr. Monahan is a retired, community-dwelling, 81 year old Caucasian male who was a carpet installer for 50 years. He has a history of lower back pain, morbid obesity, hypertension, hypothyroid, occipital lobe stroke, bilateral knee arthroplasty, GERD and sleep apnea. You are seeing Mr. Monahan in his home.

Mr. Wakefield: Wounded Warrier

Mr. Wakefield is a young Army veteran with chronic low back pain and depression. His physical exam demonstrates musculoskeletal pain and lumbar facet arthropathy (joint pain in his lower back).

Mrs. Farley: Chronic Temporomandibular Joint and Fibromyalgia Pain

Mrs. Christine Farley has been suffering from temporomandibular joint (jaw) and myofascial (muscular) pain, and you are asked to be part of her inter-professional team to advise on how to best help manage her pain.

Sarah: Widespread Pain and Fibromyalgia

Sarah suffers whiplash following a car accident. She then goes on to develop widespread pain and associated fatigue. Her pain interferes with work and daily activities.