Cortisone Injection for Fibromyalgia

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  • Anonymous Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 210 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Grayson Georgia
    21
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • 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
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Arthritis, Insomnia, Fibro fog, High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Cortisone Injection, Chiropractor
      Not Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Physical Activity, Antidepressants, Swimming, Postural Modifications, Supplements, Gabapentin, Acetaminophen, Physical Therapy,

    I can no longer do the basics like standing for periods of time


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  • Anonymous Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 198 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Flint
    19
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
    • 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? Horrible
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Depression, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Acetaminophen, Gabapentin, Antidepressants, Physical Activity, Stress Management, Walking/Hiking,

    Walking but it also makes the pain worse


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  • Cindy Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 5' 1"
    • Ma
    16
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Not at all
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
    • 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? Discomforting
    • Additional conditions Insomnia, Depression, Fibro fog, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Medical Marijuana, Antidepressants, Walking/Hiking,
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection
      Worsened
      Gabapentin

    Every thing is hard to do


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  • Kathy Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 187 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Scio Oregon
    15
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • 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
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Fibro fog, High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Gabapentin
      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Activity, Walking/Hiking

    Heat therapy helps me a lot


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  • Andi Fibromyalgia

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 180 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Maize Kansas
    14
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • 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? A little bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Arthritis, Depression, Insomnia, Fibro fog, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Gabapentin, Swimming, Antidepressants

    None


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  • Elena Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 155 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Aurora
    14
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • 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
    • Additional conditions Arthritis, Insomnia, Fibro fog, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), High blood pressure, Back pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Opioids, Physical Therapy, Radiofrequency ablation
      Not Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Antidepressants, Medical Marijuana, Gabapentin, Cortisone Injection,

    I can't do anything without hurting worse afterwards.


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  • Anonymous Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 272 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Missouri
    06
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
    • 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