Kai 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 147 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • las vegas nevada
21
Jun2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • 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
  • 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)

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    Swimming, Epidural, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Other, Stretching, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Acupuncture
    Worsened
    Physical Therapy

Was bowling and golfing and walking, until the last caudal injection (4th one) on March 21. Lost bladder, balance, and horrible pain after the injection . Bladder has returned to normal and have improved from walker to a cane but balance and pain is still there. Always have had back problems with pain but never this severe that I can't do anything. I bowled through the pain and even walking but now can only walk a few feet and have to stop because of the pain


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