Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 170 lbs
  • Lapeer Michigan
25
Feb2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • 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
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Epidural, Cortisone Injection
    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Traction, Heat, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Massage, Physical Therapy, Opioids
    Not Improved
    Mattress Change

I am on my feet all the time. I feel like I have a knife in my back and could be stretched out all the time. I would like to be on the rack like they used in the old days to release the pressure on my back.


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