Cortisone Injection for Fibromyalgia

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  • TERRY Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 213 lbs
    • 4' 10"
    • Contoocook NH
    16
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Jennifer Badger and Dr Jamie Stasko
    • 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? Sometimes
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Fibro fog, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Antidepressants, Stress Management,
      Not Improved
      Physical Activity, Sleep Therapy, Gabapentin, Acetaminophen, Walking/Hiking,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy

    I have bursitis in my hips and chronic pain in my back and I have fibromyalgia. My health therapist on here has provided me with exercises which may help once I can do them. I've started walking and she is very encouraging.


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  • Anonymous Fibromyalgia

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 245 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Alamo, TN
    08
    Jul2018
    • 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? Rarely
    • 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? Distressing
    • Additional conditions High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Gabapentin
      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Tai Chi, Chiropractor, Weight loss, Antidepressants
      Worsened
      Physical Activity, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

    I have trouble lifting things over 10 lb. Walking makes my legs go numb. I have a place on my back between my shoulder blade and my spine that is in constant pain no matter what I'm doing. Sometimes it's so bad that it goes all the way through to my chest.


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  • Joann Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 5' 7"
    • Pa
    07
    Jul2018
    • 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? 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? All the time
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Arthritis, Insomnia, Fibro fog, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Chiropractor, Gabapentin,
      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Antidepressants,

    If affects everything.


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  • Lidice Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 129 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Naples, Fl
    06
    Jul2018
    • 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? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Arthritis, Insomnia, Fibro fog, Lupus

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Gabapentin, Supplements, Gluten Free Diet,

    My condition affect my daily work life sometimes I can’t go to work I can’t even get out of bed, do nothing, my migraines killing me too, every inch of my body ache.


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  • OMA Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 272 lbs
    • 5' 9"
    • Toledo Ohio
    01
    Jul2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Doctor/Care Giver Tammy Kiker James Aburele
    • 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? Always
    • 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, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Acetaminophen, Swimming, Antidepressants,
      Worsened
      Physical Therapy, Physical Activity, Walking/Hiking

    My condition is causing me loose business. I sell Tupperware and I can not get out there and walk around, stand at events, fairs, festivals, in order to sell my products. I have to be able to stand and walk while I talk to my customers.
    I have to be able to set up party�s, tents, tables for my events. I have bending unloading, loading and 1 hour into alll of it, I�m hurting and I still have to set the tables up and organize it all to get the day started in like 2 hrs.


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  • Anonymous Fibromyalgia

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 240 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Walnut, ILLINOIS
    21
    Jun2018
    • 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? Sometimes
    • 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? Excruciating
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Depression, Arthritis, Fibro fog, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Opioids
      Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Gabapentin
      Not Improved
      Antidepressants,
      Worsened
      Acetaminophen, Cortisone Injection, Physical Activity, Physical Therapy, Supplements

    I am in so much pain its hard to be active like I want to be


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  • Anonymous Fibromyalgia

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 146 lbs
    • 5' 3"
    • Glocester RI
    21
    Jun2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Doctor/Care Giver Dr John Corsi
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • 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? Somewhat
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Additional conditions Back pain, Depression, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Swimming, Acupuncture, Chiropractor, Supplements, Medical Marijuana, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
      Not Improved
      Physical Activity, Physical Therapy, Gluten Free Diet
      Worsened

    I had no injury I believe after having my son then a hysterectomy is what brought the Fibromyalgia on it was both a shock to my body especially delivering my son tough pregnancy I was in bed for 5 months. Al the treatment that I did only end up being temporary.