Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 200 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • MN
03
Oct2019
  • 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? 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? All the time
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Frequently
  • 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), Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure, Insomnia, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Stretching, Heat, Ultrasound Therapy, Rest, Mattress Change,
    Not Improved
    Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Swimming, Medical Marijuana, Supplements, Opioids, Oral corticosteroids, Ice, Brace, Acetaminophen, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
    Worsened
    Cortisone Injection, Epidural, Physical Therapy, Strengthening Exercises

Getting worse all the time. Can’t do much of anything anymore.


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