Oral corticosteroids for Lower Back Pain

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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 155 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • perkins Oklahoma
    15
    Aug2019
    • 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? 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? 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 1 hour
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoporosis
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, High blood pressure, Diabetes, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Opioids, Medical Marijuana, Epidural, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Acupuncture, Chiropractor
      Improved
      Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Cortisone Injection, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids,
      Not Improved
      Acetaminophen, Supplements, Meditation

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  • Deanna Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 101 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Donald's South Carolina
    12
    Aug2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Back pain causing leg pain No, I don't feel any leg pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ 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 1-3 months
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • 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
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Walking distance with leg pain 2-4 miles
    • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position A little worse
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
    • Pain while bending backward Distressing
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Compression fracture, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Knee-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Heat, Swimming, Mattress Change, Stretching, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supportive Shoes, Rest
      Not Improved
      Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, Postural Modifications, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Ice, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, Walking/Hiking,
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection

    It makes every day a challenge. Most times a very hard challenges. I am very active person. I wash and dry laundry. Sometimes carry wetaundry to the line to hang up. I lift grandbabies, mow the lawn, wash dishes, steam clean and vacuum the carpet. I stretch with back stretches etc. While hanging laundry or doing the dishes I get a painful tingling in my back


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  • Christy Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 175 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Slocomb Alabama
    11
    Aug2019
    • 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? 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? Excruciating
    • Back pain interfere with sleep All the time
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) I require some help due to pain
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain prevent me from any travel
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoporosis, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, Diabetes, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Opioids, TENS/Electrical Stimulation
      Improved
      Heat
      Not Improved
      Rest, Epidural
      Worsened
      Ice, Swimming, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, Oral corticosteroids, Supplements, Traction, Physical Therapy, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Brace, Cortisone Injection,

    In the past 3 years All 3 doctors i have been too refused to help me and ignored me . Im in so much pain i ferl like giving up and just die just to end my suffering


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  • Jackie Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 170 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Sneads Ferry, N.C.28460
    09
    Aug2019
    • 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? Excruciating
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Frequently
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Most of the time
    • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain, High blood pressure, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Epidural, Ice, Heat
      Not Improved
      Mattress Change, Acetaminophen, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Oral corticosteroids, Opioids,

    Doing anything makes me hurt. Washing dishes, vacuum, cooking ,everything I do makes my pain worse.


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