Physical Therapy for Lower Back Pain

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  • Martín Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 200 lbs
    • 5' 9"
    • Huntington Park California
    25
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Sitting without having to change position 10 minutes
    • 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? 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? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
    • Walking distance with leg pain 5 blocks
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position A little better
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
    • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
    • Walk with no pain 1/2 mile
    • Sitting without back pain 30 minutes
    • Standing without back pain 30 minutes
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Every night
    • 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), Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Insomnia, Arthrithis, Depression

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Swimming, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Chiropractor, Rest,
      Not Improved
      Mattress Change, Supplements, Heat, Acetaminophen, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy,

    No


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 168 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Clarksdale, Ms
    22
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • 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? Not at all
    • 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? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Walking distance with leg pain As far as I want
    • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position Much better
    • Back-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Pain while bending backward Stiff and limited motion with no pain
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Back pain interference with travel Not at all
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy)
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, High blood pressure, Depression

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Physical Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Chiropractor,
      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Mattress Change, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Rest, Ice, Opioids,

    It hurts mainly when I am on feet all day or bending over doing paperwork. I am in education so I do all kinds of things such as lifting cumulative records which usually aggravate it!


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 265 lbs
    • 6' 1"
    • Burbank CA
    22
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • 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? Somewhat
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Walking distance with leg pain 1 mile
    • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 1-2 Hours
    • Pain when rising from a seated position A little better
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Mild
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Mild
    • Pain while bending backward Stiff and limited motion with no pain
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Diabetes, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Physical Therapy, Rest, Chiropractor,
      Improved
      Supplements, Heat, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Acupuncture, Ice, TENS/Electrical Stimulation,

    Walking


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 5' 4"
    • Berlin md
    20
    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? 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 Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, High blood pressure, Knee-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Heat, Traction, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Epidural, Swimming, Weight loss, Prolotherapy,