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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 250 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Minnesota
    13
    Dec2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 1 hour
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Hip-pain, Depression
      Improved
      Heat,
      Not Improved
      Swimming, Supplements, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Ice, Walking/Hiking,
      Worsened
      Chiropractor, Rest

    My left leg and foot is always swollen

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  • Vicky Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 190 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Newark ohio
    12
    Dec2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for over a year
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Several times every night
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) I require some help due to pain
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 30 minutes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Depression
      Improved
      Opioids,
      Not Improved
      Epidural, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, Acetaminophen, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
      Worsened
      Traction, Stretching, Physical Therapy

    Effects my daily chores and how and what I'm able to do varies from day to day as I have pain everyday but one day to the next pain in different places has effected my quality of life to think I could have this pain for the rest of my life makes me cry

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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 226 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Alabama
    11
    Dec2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Always
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for over a year
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Most of the time
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis)
    • Additional conditions Depression, Arthrithis
      Improved
      Heat, Weight loss
      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acetaminophen, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, Opioids,

    Can't stand for longer than 5 min. Can't do housework.

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  • Laura Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 139 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
    11
    Dec2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? A little bit
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Back pain causing leg pain No, I don't feel any leg pain
    • Walking distance with leg pain 2-4 miles
    • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
    • Walk with no pain 2-3 Miles
    • Sitting without back pain 30 minutes
    • Standing without back pain 30 minutes
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy)
      Almost Cured
      Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,
      Improved
      Meditation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Brace, Rest, Ice, Walking/Hiking,

    A constant burning/pressure in lower back.

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  • JoAnne Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 270 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • seymour wi
    11
    Dec2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Walking distance with leg pain 1 block
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries 4+
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? A little bit
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for over a year
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, but most of the pain is in my back
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position No change
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
    • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
    • Walk with no pain 4-8 blocks