Ultrasound Therapy for Lower Back Pain

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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 160 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Methuen, mass
    23
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? Rarely
    • 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? Horrible
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis
    • Additional conditions Hip-pain, High blood pressure, Diabetes

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Chiropractor, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy,
      Not Improved
      Ultrasound Therapy, Heat, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Brace, Walking/Hiking

    Affects it a lot


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 238 lbs
    • 5' 9"
    • Crestline CA
    13
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Walking distance with leg pain 5 blocks
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • 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
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • 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? Discomforting
    • 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 Much worse
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Mild
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
    • Pain while bending backward Stiff and limited motion with no pain
    • Pain while lying flat on stomach Mild
    • Walk with no pain 4-8 blocks
    • Sitting without back pain 1 Hour
    • Standing without back pain One hour
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Most of the time
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Muscle Strain, Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy)
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Knee-pain, Hip-pain, Neck-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Medical Marijuana, Inversion Table, Heat
      Not Improved
      Walking/Hiking, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Weight loss, Chiropractor, Brace, Rest, Physical Therapy,

    Hard to bend over pain with sitting and standing


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 150 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Great Falls Mt
    13
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Number of Surgeries 2
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? Sometimes
    • 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? Distressing
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain, High blood pressure, Diabetes

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Brace, Rest, Massage, Ice, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    Unable to stand upright and walk


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  • Cindy Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 190 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Las Vegas Nevada
    07
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Scoliosis, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, Insomnia, Depression

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Swimming, Mattress Change, Weight loss, Stretching,
      Not Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Heat, Acetaminophen, Rest, Ice, Physical Therapy, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs,
      Worsened
      Chiropractor

    I only have 1 leg due to cancer I need surgery on both hands and left shoulder due to walking on crutches for 43 yrs. Also need surgery on only foot


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 148 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Gettysburg, SD
    01
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • 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
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, most of the pain is in my leg
    • Walking distance with leg pain 1 mile
    • Sitting without having to change position 1-2 Hours
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position A little worse
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Mild
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Mild
    • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
    • Pain while lying flat on stomach No pain
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Muscle Strain, Osteoarthritis (arthritis)
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Rest, Chiropractor, Supportive Shoes, Heat, Ultrasound Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,
      Not Improved

    I have FMS WHICH AFFECTS ME EVERY DAY.