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 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 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 18+ 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, 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 18+ 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,

    Pain all the time, constantly thinking of ways to avoid activities that cause pain


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  • Karla Lower Back Pain

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 180 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • Adrian mn
    04
    Feb2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Number of Surgeries None
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • 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? Distressing
    • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis)

    Treatment Ratings

      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Strengthening Exercises, Ultrasound Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Inversion Table, Mattress Change, Epidural, Swimming, Traction, Heat, Prolotherapy, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Acupuncture, Rest, Brace, Chiropractor, Opioids