Oral corticosteroids for Lower Back Pain

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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • MN
    03
    Oct2019
    • 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 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), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Insomnia, Depression

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Stretching, Heat, Ultrasound Therapy, Rest, Mattress Change,
      Not Improved
      Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Swimming, Medical Marijuana, Supplements, Opioids, Oral corticosteroids, Ice, Brace, Acetaminophen, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection, Epidural, Physical Therapy, Strengthening Exercises

    Getting worse all the time. Can’t do much of anything anymore.


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 128 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Smethport, PA
    02
    Oct2019
    • 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 All the time
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Osteoporosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Insomnia, Depression, Knee-pain, Neck-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Medical Marijuana, Ice, Rest, Heat
      Not Improved
      Spinal cord stimulator (implant), Epidural, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Cortisone Injection, Oral corticosteroids, Opioids,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy

    About the only thing that helps is laying down. I'm so sick of hurting!


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 250 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Herington Kansas
    26
    Sep2019
    • 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? 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) Most of the time
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain prevent me from any travel
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Diabetes, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids
      Not Improved
      Ice
      Worsened
      Epidural, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Acetaminophen, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids,

    It is very hard to very much. I can stand for 10- 15 minutes at a time.


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 199 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Morgantown WV
    15
    Sep2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 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 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? Horrible
    • 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 Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Diabetes, Insomnia, Depression, Knee-pain, Arthrithis

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation
      Not Improved
      Oral corticosteroids, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Chiropractor, Heat,

    I'm in constant pain. Nothing has made it go away. It seems to be getting worse. I just don't know how to deal with it anymore.


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 4' 11"
    • Mobile, Alabama
    02
    Sep2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, but most of the pain is in my back
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week?