Medical Marijuana for Lower Back Pain

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  • Vic Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 250 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Bokeelia
    19
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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 6-18 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 Every night
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Knee-pain, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Medical Marijuana, Meditation, Yoga, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Physical Therapy, Rest, Ice, Massage
      Not Improved
      Chiropractor, Epidural, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Supplements, Acupuncture, Acetaminophen, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs,
      Worsened
      Inversion Table, Traction

    I can't kayak, bike or hike


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  • Barbara Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 136 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Sunnyvale, CA
    16
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • 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? 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? Distressing
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain, Spinal Stenosis
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Epidural, Opioids, Supportive Shoes, Brace, Cortisone Injection,
      Not Improved
      Chiropractor, Medical Marijuana, Gokhale Method, Swimming, Physical Therapy, McKenzie Method, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, Meditation, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Acupuncture, Heat, Rest, Supplements,

    Pain makes any activity difficult. It has been harder to get to the gym lately.


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 180 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • chesterton, in
    12
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • 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? Not at all
    • 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 Frequently
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Traction, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Rest, Meditation, Medical Marijuana, Stretching,
      Not Improved
      Supplements, Epidural, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acetaminophen, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Opioids
      Worsened
      Chiropractor

    Im sick of feeling like this. that is all


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 187 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Corpus Christi Tx
    02
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, but most of the pain is in my back
    • 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
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Always
    • 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? Excruciating
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Walking distance with leg pain 1 block
    • Sitting without having to change position 10 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position No change
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Horrible
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Mild
    • Pain while bending backward Mild pain
    • Back pain interfere with sleep All the time
    • 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 Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Muscle Strain, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Compression fracture
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Knee-pain, Hip-pain, Depression, High blood pressure, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Opioids, Medical Marijuana, Meditation, Other
      Improved
      Epidural, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Weight loss, Oral corticosteroids, Rest
      Not Improved
      Brace, Spinal cord stimulator (implant), Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Massage, Heat, Stretching,

    I don't do nothing now that they took my pain pills away I've been taking them since I was 15 when I broke my ankle and I've had so many surgerys that fuck I need my meds I'm so depress now and just sit on my recliner and that's it


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  • Ann Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 118 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Wichita KS
    30
    Aug2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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
    • 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? Excruciating
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Walking distance with leg pain 5 blocks
    • Sitting without having to change position 10 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 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 Mild pain
    • 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 prevent me from any travel
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Additional conditions