Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 245 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • morristown,tn
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, under 1 month
  • 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? Quite a bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Compression fracture
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Supplements, Heat, Weight loss, Brace, Rest, Ice, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids,
    Acetaminophen, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Mattress Change, Walking/Hiking

I have trouble cleaning my house because it hurts my back to sweep and mop . It hurts my back to stand and wash dishes.I can't stand or sit for any long length of time. I work at a convience store 3 days a week and by the time my shift is over my knees and lower back are hurting so bad I just want to cry.

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