Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 180 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Killbuck ohio
17
Nov2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Number of Surgeries 2
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • 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? Always
  • 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)
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, Depression, Insomnia

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Opioids, Meditation, Rest, Acupuncture, Inversion Table, Oral corticosteroids, Heat
    Improved
    Mattress Change, Swimming, Supplements, Stretching, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Ice, Brace, Supportive Shoes,
    Not Improved
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Chiropractor, Ultrasound Therapy, Acetaminophen,
    Worsened
    Physical Therapy

I also have fibromyalgia. Have a hard time doing anything. Like vacuumimg. It can take more than a hr and half. Can only do so much and have to stop due to pain and fatigue. On days that I feel better I usually overdo it trying to catch up on chores.


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