JoAnne 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 270 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • seymour wi
11
Dec2018
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Walking distance with leg pain 1 block
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Number of Surgeries 4+
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? A little 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? A little bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
  • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, but most of the pain is in my back
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
  • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
  • Pain when rising from a seated position No change
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
  • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
  • Walk with no pain 4-8 blocks
  • Sitting without back pain 30 minutes
  • Standing without back pain 30 minutes
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Osteoporosis, Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Knee-pain, Hip-pain, Arthrithis, Neck-pain, Insomnia, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Heat, Medical Marijuana, Physical Therapy, Ice,
    Not Improved
    Swimming, Mattress Change, Postural Modifications, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Rest, Brace, Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor,
    Worsened

I would love to be able to get on the floor again to play with my grandchildren, to take a tub bath, to go shopping and not have to hang on to a cart.


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