Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 184 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • Randleman NC
01
Mar2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • 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? Excruciating
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Compression fracture, Muscle Strain, Scoliosis
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, Depression, Insomnia, High blood pressure, Neck-pain

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Ice, Heat
    Not Improved
    Cortisone Injection, Rest, Weight loss, Epidural, Walking/Hiking,

I had surgery procedure Kyphoplasty and Vertetolplasty on 2-12-18. I am still in pain. I have 5 compression fractures and severe muscle spasms. I'm miserable and very depressed.
I also have psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and I've had both knees replaced.


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