Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 145 lbs
  • 5' 5"
  • Weirton, wv
09
Aug2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Oral corticosteroids
    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Cortisone Injection, Ice
    Not Improved
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Traction, Supportive Shoes, Acetaminophen, Physical Therapy, Chiropractor, Brace
    Worsened
    Rest, Heat

Currently take tramadol, Tylenol, diclofenac and occasional oral steroids, and spinal injections of cortisone. This treatment works 70-80% of time. Sitting or standing for long periods increases pain, now work part-time and from home to help manage pain.


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