Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 316 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • McKinney, Texas
  • 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? Somewhat
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for over a year
  • 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? Quite a bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
    Not Improved
    Acetaminophen, Heat, Strengthening Exercises, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Epidural, Spinal cord stimulator (implant)

Very little as I have diabetes and the feeling in my legs from the knees is gone. I have trouble walking. I do try physical therapy but it is of little help. I have to be careful walking and standing up as my legs will go to sleep.

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