Oral corticosteroids for Lower Back Pain

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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 160 lbs
    • 4' 11"
    • Newberry MI
    12
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • 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
    • 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 Every night
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis, Facet Syndrome/Sprain
    • Additional conditions Hip-pain, High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Opioids
      Improved
      Oral corticosteroids, Supportive Shoes, Heat, Supplements,
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Epidural

    House work and trying to get my son of to school and doing the stuff i love to do


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 189 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Billings Montana
    08
    Sep2018
    • 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? Horrible
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Walking distance with leg pain 1 block
    • Sitting without having to change position 10 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position Much worse
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Horrible
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Horrible
    • Pain while bending backward Distressing
    • Back pain interfere with sleep All the time
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Insomnia, Depression

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Physical Therapy, Spinal cord stimulator (implant), Swimming, Cortisone Injection, Massage
      Not Improved
      Ultrasound Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Postural Modifications, Meditation, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Oral corticosteroids, Ice, Rest, Chiropractor, Acetaminophen, Heat, Traction, Stretching, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs,

    I. Can’t sit or stand for very long can’t hardly walk to grocery shopping


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 165 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Gretna Louisiana
    04
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
    • 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? 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 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 Horrible
    • Pain while bending backward Distressing
    • 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), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Meditation, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Heat, Supportive Shoes, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, Mattress Change,

    I don't get much sleep, can't sit my legs gives out and I fall down. I have to wait to start walking when I first get up. My hip hurts to lay on my side in my thigh and the front of my leg. My leg hurts too touch


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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