Review for Chiari Malformation

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 220 lbs
  • 5' 8"
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Do you have syringomyelia No
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
  • 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
  • Doctor/Care Giver Gilles Izeboud, PT @ Alamogordo PT & WC
  • headaches Several times a week
  • Neck pain All the time
  • difficulty swallowing Often
  • dizziness Daily
  • Numbness and tingling Often
  • bladder and bowel dysfunction Yes

Treatment Ratings

    Rest, Wait and See,
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

The summer months with the heat have become the hardest. The head pressure and overall body pain is debilitating. These are the times I think about disability the most. Hopefully when it starts cooling off in Sept I'll get some relief. Also the monsoon flow plays havoc on my head. And we're in the middle of it

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