Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 187 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Corpus Christi Tx
02
Sep2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, but most of the pain is in my back
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • 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 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
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Walking distance with leg pain 1 block
  • Sitting without having to change position 10 minutes
  • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
  • Pain when rising from a seated position No change
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Horrible
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward Mild
  • Pain while bending backward Mild 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 Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Muscle Strain, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Compression fracture
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Knee-pain, Hip-pain, Depression, High blood pressure, Insomnia

Treatment Ratings

    Cured
    Opioids, Medical Marijuana, Meditation, Other
    Improved
    Epidural, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Weight loss, Oral corticosteroids, Rest
    Not Improved
    Brace, Spinal cord stimulator (implant), Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Massage, Heat, Stretching,

I don't do nothing now that they took my pain pills away I've been taking them since I was 15 when I broke my ankle and I've had so many surgerys that fuck I need my meds I'm so depress now and just sit on my recliner and that's it


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