There is no accurate data on the incidence of intervertebral disc degeneration in Iran; however, the statistics published in other parts of the world show the high extent of this condition. In the United States, intervertebral disc degeneration is diagnosed each year among 5.7 million people in the age group of 54-64 years (Masuda, Oegema, TR & An, 2004). In other words, the prevalence of intervertebral disc pain increases with an increase in age (Siemionow et al., 2011). Patients with spinal disc herniation having lower back pain suffer from physical impairment in doing their daily activities (Nordeman, Gunnarsson, & Mannerkorpi, 2012). In addition to individual discomfort, lower back pain causes reduced labor capacity, disability, wasting of
DOI: 08/29/2006. Patient is a 57-year-old male bookbinding operator/route salesman who sustained injury when he was startled by a cat while making a delivery and fell. Per OMNI, he was initially diagnosed with lumbar herniated disk. The patient is currently temporary totally disabled due to knee surgery in April 2013. Based on the progress report dated 03/21/16, the patient reports that his low back pain tweaked again, after making the bed.
Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor and in which many people will face at least once in their life time. Low back pain can be experienced by many people at any age, but mostly in those of the aging population. There are many reasons people experience low back pain, but most begin to feel better after several weeks and only rarely do they experience chronic back pain problems. One such chronic low back pain condition that effects the younger population is lumbar spondylolysis. Lumbar spondylolysis is a chronic condition found mostly in young athletes who participate in sports that make the athlete have to repeatedly bend the spine backwards.
This is a 42-year-old female with a 2/7/2015 date of injury. A specific mechanism of injury has not been described. DIAGNOSIS: low back pain; Lumbago with sciatica right side; Myalgia 12/01/15 follow-up visit identified lower back pain. Patient rates the pain as 7/10. The pain is characterized as burning.
QEP Scripts for Two Recordings – Audio for Musculoskeletal System; “OK, Team! We have a new patient in Room 3B who is being admitted with a progressive (gradual, advancing) decrease in mobility (movement) of his back and legs, and increase in pain located in the lumbosacral (lower back above the tailbone of the spine) area. The patient’s Primary Care Provider has sent along Computed Tomography scans (CT, a rotating x-ray emitter, detailed internal scanner) showing spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spine causing pressure on the nerves and spinal cord causing lower back pain.) and decrease of the normal lordosis (abnormal curvature lower spine, excessive inward curvature of the spine) in the thoracic vertebrae (upper and middle back). Lumbosacral
Acupuncture for back pain is proven to be an effective therapy when performed by experienced acupuncturists. Many studies have shown that acupuncture can alleviate chronic back pain and enhance well-being in general. The studies also show that acupuncture techniques provide better results in relieving back pain than physical therapies and medications.
As per office notes dated 7/19/16, the patient complains of chronic low back pain at the localized curvature. There is radiating pain, which is increased since the fall. There is limited range of motion. Pain is exacerbated with walking, standing, and sitting. The patient had post lumbar surgery on August 2015.
She talks about all the real damage that is done while we slouching. Your postures can determine or even make your life harder than it should be. In which she explains " Poor posture can have ill effects that radiate throughout your body. " Severe pain can continue if we don do anything at the moment to your health both emotionally and
The doctor will evaluate the areas of the body that are affected or injured and discuss what triggers the pain. When he has conducted a thorough physical examination and taken x-rays to determine any misalignments in the neck and back, the doctor will evaluate all of the information that has been
A Guide to Curing Sciatica with Physical Therapy and Exercise Geoffrey Morell, a highly renowned Medical Intuitive and Energy Healer with over 20 years of expertise in magnetic, intuitive, psychic, and spiritual healing, and co-founder of Weston A. Price Foundation along with wife, Sally Fallon Morell, and nutritionist Mary G. Enig, Ph.D., discusses about the common concern of sciatica amongst people of all age. Having suffered the medical condition for several years himself, he states that it is important for everybody to clearly understand and diagnose the condition and its extent so as to get proper treatment to cure the condition. He also states that the extent of sciatica isn’t the same in every patient. Some may suffer the pain only intermittently
DOI: 3/1/2005. Patient is a 64-year-old female service representative who sustained a work-related injury to her neck, back and bilateral shoulders due to repetitive work activities. She is subsequently diagnosed with degenerative disc disease and depression. As per progress report dated 1/14/2016, IW reports continued improvement.
Physical therapy is the treatment of disease, injury, or distortion by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery. The goals are to help joints move better and to restore or increase your flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination, and balance. This essay will discuss the extent of agreement that physical therapy is vital to be used as non-surgical treatments by people experiencing back and neck pain from time to time. To begin with, taking physical therapy sessions can regain original capabilities. People whom suffered from severe pain every day, tend to lose some of their abilities in handling their daily activities.