Prolotherapy for Lower Back Pain

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  • Sheila Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 104 lbs
    • 5' 1"
    • Fairfield Iowa
    20
    Aug2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
    • 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
    • Chronicity 4 - 6 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 Frequently
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Osteoporosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
    • Additional conditions Neck-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Almost Cured
      Gokhale Method
      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Meditation, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Prolotherapy, Chiropractor, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking, Massage, Rest,
      Not Improved
      Ultrasound Therapy, Ice, Inversion Table, Mattress Change, Acupuncture, Cortisone Injection,

    It has been difficult for me to sit until I started the Gokhale Method for posture


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  • Janis Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 120 lbs
    • 5' 6"
    • Tallahassee, FL
    04
    Jun2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Walking distance with leg pain 2-4 miles
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • 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 No, I don't feel any leg pain
    • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
    • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
    • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
    • Pain when rising from a seated position No change
    • Back-Pain while bending forward Distressing
    • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
    • Pain while bending backward No pain
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Frequently
    • 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 Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Gokhale Method, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Walking/Hiking, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Supportive Shoes, Massage, Chiropractor, Rest,
      Not Improved
      Acupuncture, Meditation, Prolotherapy
      Worsened
      TENS/Electrical Stimulation

    strengthening and stretching (Ghokale and (Egoscue). Walking. 6 days a week. Gardening 1 or 2 days a week.
    Cannot sit on anything soft, cannot climb ladders or stairs, cannot bend over to touch great ground.


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  • Anonymous Lower Back Pain

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 5' 4"
    • Berlin md
    20
    Sep2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for over a year
    • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
    • 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
    • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
    • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
    • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis
    • Additional conditions Arthrithis, High blood pressure, Knee-pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Heat, Traction, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Epidural, Swimming, Weight loss, Prolotherapy, Chiropractor, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Acupuncture, Rest, Brace, Opioids,