Weight loss for Lower Back Pain

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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 170 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Woodland,mi
    21
    Aug2019
    • 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, under 1 month
    • 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 restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Stretching, Other, Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, Ultrasound Therapy, Epidural, Walking/Hiking, Heat, Oral corticosteroids, Massage,
      Not Improved
      Supportive Shoes, Medical Marijuana, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Brace, Chiropractor, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs,
      Worsened
      Ice, Cortisone Injection, Rest, Physical Therapy

    Hard to work but just have to keep fighting


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 140 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Chicago Il
    20
    Aug2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
    • Physical activity per week 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? 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 Every night
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis, Compression fracture
    • Additional conditions Knee-pain, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Opioids
      Almost Cured
      Brace, Supportive Shoes, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Meditation, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,
      Improved
      Weight loss, Rest,
      Worsened
      Heat

    Walking when able


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 155 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Winslow Me
    19
    Aug2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Always
    • 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, under 1 month
    • 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 restricts me to journeys of less than 30 minutes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, High blood pressure, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Rest, Acetaminophen, Weight loss, Heat, Swimming, Medical Marijuana,

    Taking care of my mother cooking Cleaning laundry doctors


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  • Donitta Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 0"
    • Lyons
    17
    Aug2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Parkes
    • 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? 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? Distressing
    • 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 Much worse
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Distressing
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Distressing
    • Pain while bending backward Distressing
    • Walk with no pain Only with a stick or crutches
    • Sitting without back pain 10 minutes
    • Standing without back pain 10 minutes
    • 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 2 hours
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoarthritis (arthritis)
    • Additional conditions Knee-pain, Diabetes, Insomnia, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Depression, Neck-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Medical Marijuana, Strengthening Exercises,