Paula 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 195 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Dennison Ohio
28
Sep2019
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • 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 1-3 months
  • 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? Distressing
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Every night
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Most of the time
  • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Knee-pain, Hip-pain, Depression, Insomnia

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ice, Chiropractor, Heat,
    Not Improved
    Supplements, Weight loss, Rest,
    Worsened
    Cortisone Injection, Physical Therapy

I sit at a desk for work and alternate between heating pad, ice pack and tens unit to get thru the day. I'm exhaustedby the time I finish work. I don't do much else except see my kids and grandkids on the weekends.


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