Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 250 lbs
  • 5' 0"
  • Millsboro,DE
19
Jul2019
  • 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 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? Horrible
  • 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 Distressing
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
  • 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 30 minutes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Additional conditions Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Rest, Acetaminophen, Heat,

I have a hard time doing most normal things. I went from taking a shower, to sitting,,taking baths. It takes 2 days to clean my house,,I can't mow my lawn. Having lower back pain and being diagnosed with DDD,,,sucks.


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