Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 220 lbs
  • 5' 10"
  • Wichita, KS
28
Jun2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • 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? Yes, for 1-3 months
  • 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, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Epidural, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Stretching, Traction, Weight loss, Chiropractor, Rest, Oral corticosteroids, Opioids, Cortisone Injection
    Not Improved
    Ice, Surgery, Heat, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery
    Worsened
    Physical Therapy, Other

It makes it hard to work even at desk job. I can't travel or do things with friends like I used to. I can't stand for more than a few minutes, walk a block without pain. I have to use a chair in shower. It just starts running your life and nothing fixes it!


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