Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 235 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Newmarket,Nh
12
Apr2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
  • 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
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
  • Walking distance with leg pain 1 mile
  • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
  • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
  • Pain when rising from a seated position A little worse
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Mild
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
  • Pain while bending backward Mild pain
  • Pain while lying flat on stomach Mild
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Osteoporosis, Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Depression, Insomnia, Knee-pain, Arthrithis

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Physical Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Swimming, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Yoga, Opioids, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Massage, Supportive Shoes, Rest, Chiropractor
    Not Improved
    Stretching, Strengthening Exercises
    Worsened

I suffer from pain on a daily basis.
My activity and plans are based on what my pain level is.Driving long distances causes the most pain.
Lifting things carrying groceries ect cause pain the next day.


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