Jeff 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Male
  • 220 lbs
  • 5' 8"
  • Zion il
12
Aug2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Emily shen
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 6-18 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 3-12 months
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
  • 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 Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Brace, Rest, Ice
    Not Improved
    Walking/Hiking, Supplements, Heat, Massage, Acetaminophen, Opioids,
    Worsened
    Strengthening Exercises, Physical Therapy,

I have two herniated disc with annular tears possible osteoarthritis in my hips the back injury was due to work waiting for my case to settle so I can use my own insurance to have surgery I'm in pain most days I am pretty much limited to walking for about 35 to 40 minutes a day icing everyday taking Advil everyday need help please


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