Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 5' 5"
12
Nov2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Always
  • Physical activity per week 8+ 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
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Excruciating
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Frequently
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Opioids
    Not Improved
    Walking/Hiking, Epidural, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Physical Therapy
    Worsened

Don’t do a lot sence they took my pain meds away 2 years ago they helped me tolerate it I could do more it’s had to watch your grand children being in pain 24/7 I was going to a pain clinic they couldn’t do anything more for me iam on disability no desire to do anything my housework and vacuuming hurts me bad vary depressed no ambition


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