Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 5' 6"
  • Gobles michigan
11
Sep2019
  • 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? Not at all
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • 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
  • 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 prevent me from any travel
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Spondylolisthesis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Scoliosis, Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Depression, Insomnia

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Cortisone Injection, Inversion Table
    Not Improved
    Meditation, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery, Discectomy Surgery, Stretching, Heat, Epidural, Swimming, Supportive Shoes, Rest, Ice,
    Worsened
    Medical Marijuana, Walking/Hiking, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Other, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Brace, Physical Therapy, Opioids,

I suffer everyday I just try to do what I can I sometimes I just suffer the pain no matter what then I really suffer but I just can’t set around and do nothing the pain kills me I have no life at all I haven’t had sex with my husband for the last 2yrs I have been with 30yrs I was married to another man at the age of 14 had 4 kids by age 20 I was with him for 31 yrs so most of my life I have had no life of my own I have suffered with this pAin for about 40 years I worked at a job for and hurt my back from lifting very heavy stuff I worked at l.perrigo company the lifting was unreal and pills heavy wrap for the machine that weighed 52lbs the pill boxes 26lbs this about 8to9 hours a day this was 7days a week this about how I raised 4kids we had a farm I worked hard on that to heavy lifting to canned everything cleaned house went to my kids schools I took very hard for my kids they turned out very professional and good jobs but my life is so deferent than I expected I was left with my life now but I still hang in there because I have the lord he will lead me to help maybe that’s you people or you will lead me to help thanks for your web site thank you Mary


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