Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 236 lbs
  • 5' 10"
  • Russellville, Arkansas
  • 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 0-4 hours
  • Number of Surgeries 4+
  • 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 Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Scoliosis, Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Depression, Insomnia

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Epidural, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Supplements, Traction, Heat, Acetaminophen, Brace, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Opioids,

I have to make myself do things, because it hurts so bad, and I pay for doing things. I'm in constant pain, 24,7. I go to pain management, but they give steroid injections, that don't work. I'm at my ropes end.

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