Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 152 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Maine
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver More then one
  • Number of Surgeries 2
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoporosis

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Surgery, Cortisone Injection, Spinal Fusion Surgery
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery, Heat, Supportive Shoes, Epidural, Rest
    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Chiropractor

Have had two surgeries. They gave me some relief. I think if I had not had surgery I would not be able to ambulated now. Use a cane for weakness on rt. side and unsteady. Have ESI when I am in more constant pain. This is effective for a few months or even up to a year.

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