Feldenkrais Method for Lower Back Pain

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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 140 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Menlo Park, CA
    04
    May2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Not at all
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Not at all
    • Additional conditions Knee-pain, Insomnia

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Gokhale Method
      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Strengthening Exercises
      Not Improved
      Cortisone Injection, Pilates, Walking/Hiking, Physical Therapy, Swimming, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Yoga, Ice, Stretching, Traction, Heat, Chiropractor, Brace, Rest, Feldenkrais Method

    I was told by doctors to stop doing yoga


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 125 lbs
    • 5' 10"
    • Moraga, CA
    02
    Dec2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • 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? Not at all
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
    • 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 Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Osteoporosis, Scoliosis
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Knee-pain, High blood pressure

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Supplements, Pilates, Chiropractor, Acetaminophen, Stretching, Walking/Hiking, Gokhale Method,
      Not Improved
      Physical Therapy, Acupuncture, Feldenkrais Method

    Most of my back pain comes from arthritis. I need to keep going physically--walking, exercising, etc. to keep from having more pain. Over the years I have lost 2 to 3 inches in height, from 6ft. 1 to 5ft 10 or even less now at age 81.


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  • Tara Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 142 lbs
    • 5' 5"
    • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    24
    Oct2018
    • Injury Status Cured
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? 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? Discomforting
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Never
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
    • Back pain interference with travel Not at all

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Gokhale Method
      Improved
      Supportive Shoes, Strengthening Exercises, Massage, Chiropractor, Stretching, Traction,
      Not Improved
      Meditation, Mattress Change, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Alexander Technique, Pilates, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Physical Therapy, Ice, Acupuncture, Rest, Heat, Other, Supplements, Feldenkrais Method,
      Worsened
      Walking/Hiking

    My back pain stems from tearing my cruciate ligament which the doctors refused to repair because they would not believe that it was the cause of my back pain. I have been gradually improving over the last ten years.


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 124 lbs
    • 5' 2"
    • Cincinnati, OH
    11
    Aug2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? 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? Discomforting
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Muscle Strain
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Hip-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Feldenkrais Method, Swimming, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Rest,