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  • Trisha Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 5' 2"
    • Murphy NC
    14
    Jul2018
    • 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 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? Often
    • 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
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Mattress Change, Heat, Rest, Ice, Oral corticosteroids
      Not Improved
      Acetaminophen, Other, Supplements, Medical Marijuana,

    Neurologist said all nerves compressed and no room to even try injections. Have Lupus


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  • vtp Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 155 lbs
    • 5' 11"
    • california
    07
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, under 1 month
    • 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? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? No pain
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Knee-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, McKenzie Method, Strengthening Exercises, Other, Heat, Supportive Shoes, Brace, Rest, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    Mckenzie Method works great for my neck - used many, many times.
    Mckenzie Method is working great for my back, when I finally was really careful to use most of its many techniques and advice points pretty much properly.
    Also, I believe being more properly in line with my Heavenly Father's plan, is probably the most important aspect to my recovery of all.
    In addition, rest, heat, temporary avoidance of bending, lifting; also continued physical activity gradually increasing, improved posture, limited sitting, standing, lumbar supports, proper posture in getting into and out of bed and when lifting, etc (God, Mckenzie, Posture, Activity and ...)


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 125 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • South Plainfield, NJ
    30
    Jun2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Repeat injury? No
    • 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 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Epidural, Oral corticosteroids, Opioids, McKenzie Method
      Not Improved
      Supplements, Ultrasound Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Pilates, Swimming, PEMF Therapy, Walking/Hiking, Other, Rest, Acupuncture, Supportive Shoes, Acetaminophen, Heat, Traction, Cortisone Injection,
      Worsened
      Ice, Physical Therapy, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

    I just keep getting worse, also my Mom's back is worse than mine HELP AND IN PAIN


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  • Ary Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 108 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Norton, MA
    18
    Jun2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Back pain causing leg pain No, I don't feel any leg pain
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Doctor/Care Giver PT
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? A little 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? Never
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Walking distance with leg pain 1/2 mile
    • 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 No pain
    • Pain while bending backward Stiff and limited motion with no pain
    • Pain while lying flat on stomach Discomforting
    • Walk with no pain 4-8 blocks
    • Sitting without back pain 1 Hour
    • Standing without back pain 2-3 hours
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Osteoporosis, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Spondylolisthesis
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Knee-pain, Hip-pain, Insomnia, Depression

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Mattress Change, Swimming, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Medical Marijuana, Walking/Hiking, Other, Heat, Oral corticosteroids, Physical Therapy, Ice, Rest, Supportive Shoes, Opioids,
      Not Improved
      Supplements,