Caroline 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 184 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Margate, Florida
08
Feb2017
  • Injury Status Cured
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • 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? Not at all
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Cured
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Stretching, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Rest, Massage, Ice, Physical Therapy, Swimming

If I think about pain I am worse. Keeping busy and distraction best for me..First herniated disc was in the 1980's. I am a nurse and mostly all nurses I know suffer back issues. In my experience I feel surgery makes things worse...


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