Melissa 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 230 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Rockmart Georgia
15
Apr2019
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Walking distance with leg pain 1 block
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a 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? 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? Distressing
  • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Sitting without having to change position 10 minutes
  • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
  • Pain when rising from a seated position A little worse
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Distressing
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward Distressing
  • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
  • Walk with no pain Any distance
  • Sitting without back pain 10 minutes
  • Standing without back pain 10 minutes
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Every night
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) I require some help due to pain
  • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Depression, Insomnia

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Medical Marijuana, Weight loss, Oral corticosteroids
    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Epidural, Heat, Rest,
    Worsened

So stressed and depressed from being in constant pain. Would like to enjoy life again.


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