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  • April Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 140 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • South Windsor Ct
    23
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • 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? Always
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Back pain causing leg pain No, I don't feel any leg pain
    • Walking distance with leg pain 5 blocks
    • 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 Mild
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Pain while bending backward Mild pain
    • Pain while lying flat on stomach Discomforting
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Scoliosis, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Stretching, Other, Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, Ultrasound Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Inversion Table, Mattress Change, Traction, Heat, Physical Therapy, Ice, Massage, Acupuncture, Rest, Chiropractor, Supportive Shoes, Acetaminophen, Weight loss,
      Worsened
      Cortisone Injection, Epidural

    Can't make any plans to do a lot of walking. Can't shop if a lot standing involved. Can't do amusement parks casinos. can't go out dancing. Can't sit long either. Frustrating. Done yoga physical therapy massages hydrobed therapy acupuncture epidural steroid injection many many pills


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 225 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Phoenix Arizona
    17
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? Always
    • 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
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis)
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, High blood pressure, Depression

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Medical Marijuana
      Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Other, Heat,
      Not Improved
      Acetaminophen, Rest, Physical Therapy, Epidural
      Worsened
      Ice

    It makes housework difficult


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 98 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Liberty Texas
    02
    May2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for 3-12 months
    • 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? Horrible
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, High blood pressure, Depression, Insomnia, Neck-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids
      Not Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Swimming, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Other, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Brace, Ice, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs,

    On my feet all day. Home health


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  • Lina Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 253 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Apple Grove WV
    30
    Apr2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Number of Surgeries 2
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? 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
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy)
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, High blood pressure, Depression, Diabetes, Knee-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Spinal cord stimulator (implant), Swimming, Supplements, Other, Heat, Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Brace, Rest, Massage, Ice,
      Worsened
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

    It interfeas in my house cleaning and dressing and dometime eben when I goto put my cloth and shoe on .I can go and do my dixhes which should take me about 20 to 25 minutes to do the dishes now it takes me 3 hrs to do them.And when ai go to gien my house I can clean like I did when I was wronger now when when I start to clean I'll gell the dishes done there a lots of stove need. Need get up .


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  • Margie Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 210 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Lorain, Ohio
    29
    Apr2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries 2
    • 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? Yes, for over a year
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, but most of the pain is in my back
    • Walking distance with leg pain 1/2 mile
    • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position A little worse
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Pain while bending backward No pain
    • Pain while lying flat on stomach Discomforting
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Scoliosis
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Other, Stretching, Heat,