Melissa 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 230 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Rockmart Georgia
30
Oct2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
  • 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 1-3 months
  • 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 A little worse
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Horrible
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward Horrible
  • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
  • Back pain interfere with sleep All the time
  • 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 1 hour
  • 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
    Oral corticosteroids, Weight loss
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Stretching, Heat, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Physical Therapy, Epidural,

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


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