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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 120 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Richmond, CA
    22
    Feb2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Walking distance with leg pain 5 blocks
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • 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? Discomforting
    • Back pain causing leg pain Yes, my back and my leg hurt just as much
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Sitting without having to change position 1-2 Hours
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position No change
    • Back-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward Mild
    • Pain while bending backward Distressing
    • Walk with no pain 1/2 mile
    • Sitting without back pain 30 minutes
    • Standing without back pain 30 minutes
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Never
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Knee-pain, Arthrithis
      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Gokhale Method, Meditation, Traction, Heat, Rest, Walking/Hiking,
      Not Improved
      Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Swimming

    Can the daily routine be changed keeping the same difficulty and goals?

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  • lynn Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 125 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • San Diego, CA
    18
    Feb2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Not at all
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for 1-3 months
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? Mild
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
    • Additional conditions Hip-pain
      Almost Cured
      Walking/Hiking, Gokhale Method, Mattress Change, Meditation
      Improved
      Stretching, Heat, Chiropractor, Rest, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs,

    You are asking questions about the "past week", but the answers are not reflective of the
    back pain I have suffered simply because I completed the Gokhale Method foundation course a few weeks ago and my condition has dramatically improved as a result. I've gone from crawling around the house and not being able to drive, to being almost fully functional once again and walking three miles a day since completing the course. I cannot recommend this course highly enough.

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  • Paul Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 172 lbs
    • 5' 9"
    • Menlo Park, CA
    17
    Feb2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? A little bit
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? Mild
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Frequently
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Additional conditions Knee-pain
      Almost Cured
      Gokhale Method,
      Improved
      Walking/Hiking, Mattress Change, Supportive Shoes, Strengthening Exercises
      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Medical Marijuana, Other, Stretching, Heat, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Brace, Rest, Ice, Physical Therapy, Opioids

    This is like a nagging headache that begins and builds during the day. I have a workout routine developed via Gokhle Method that I complete every day except major exercise days--long hikes and skiing.

    Gokhle has been instrumental in increasing the amount of activity over time and eliminating NASIds from my diet.

    Significantly, her decompression techniques provide recovery mechanisms that have allowed me to extend hours of higher activity.

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  • Alexander Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 130 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Mukilteo WA
    14
    Feb2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Walking distance with leg pain As far as I want
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • 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
    • Back pain causing leg pain No, I don't feel any leg pain
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Sitting without having to change position As long as I want
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position A little worse
    • Back-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Pain while bending backward Discomforting
    • Walk with no pain 2-3 Miles
    • Sitting without back pain As long as I like
    • Standing without back pain 10 minutes
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Never
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Additional conditions Hip-pain
      Almost Cured
      Improved
      Heat, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,