Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 154 lbs
  • 5' 0"
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, but most of the pain is in my back
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr.Dale
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
  • 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? Somewhat
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
  • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
  • Walking distance with leg pain 5 blocks
  • 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 Discomforting
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
  • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
  • Walk with no pain 4-8 blocks
  • Sitting without back pain 10 minutes
  • Standing without back pain 30 minutes
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Every night
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spinal Stenosis, Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Weight loss, Heat, Meditation,
    Not Improved
    Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Rest, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy,

Just found out I have fibromyalgia also
Was told from physical Therapy that this will be a life long problem.

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