Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 221 lbs
  • 5' 10"
  • Seekonk Massachusetts
23
Sep2019
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Walking distance with leg pain 2-4 miles
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Number of Surgeries 4+
  • 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? Sometimes
  • 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
  • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, most of the pain is in my leg
  • Chronicity 2 - 3 Months
  • Sitting without having to change position 1-2 Hours
  • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
  • Pain when rising from a seated position Much worse
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Distressing
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward Distressing
  • Pain while bending backward Distressing
  • Walk with no pain 1/2 mile
  • Sitting without back pain 1 Hour
  • Standing without back pain I can’t stand without pain
  • Back pain interfere with sleep All the time
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Most of the time
  • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Muscle Strain, Degenerative Disc Disease, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Insomnia

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    Walking/Hiking, Medical Marijuana, Mattress Change, Meditation, Heat, Weight loss, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Supportive Shoes, Ice, Acupuncture, Rest, Brace, Opioids,
    Worsened
    Cortisone Injection,

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