Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 160 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Lunenburg MA
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Matthew Delise
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Brace, Chiropractor
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, Acetaminophen, Massage, TENS/Electrical Stimulation
    Not Improved
    Rest, Stretching, Ice

Scoliosis found at age 15, no bracing, 1st pregnancy at 18, 3 more followed. Lower back pain worsening with age. Chiropractor diagnosis is Sacroiliac Joint instability/disfunction at age 45, given strengthening exercises and tens treatments with muscle manipulation. Finally improving and using SI stability belt when needed. Motrin 800 still used for inflammation.

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