Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 150 lbs
  • Lake Havasu, ArZ
21
Mar2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? 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? Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Compression fracture, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Ice, Traction, Supplements, Meditation, Swimming
    Not Improved
    Cortisone Injection

My doctor said I should try to get off the Naproxen which I take each morning 500mg and 500mg at bed time.
Been taking this dose for over 5 years.. So I tried by not taking the evening one. Three days I did not take that evening one and Now for a week I
am back with lots of Pain,,,So I do not want to stop Naproxen because it helps stop the pain and I can live


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