Jo Anna 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 345 lbs
  • 5' 10"
  • Ozark MO
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Rick Williams
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Inversion Table, Massage, Chiropractor
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, Ultrasound Therapy, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Meditation, Mattress Change, Stretching, Heat, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Brace, Rest, Ice, Physical Therapy, Swimming

Injury began from physical abuse during childhood and progressively got worse. I can no long stand for long periods of time and use a wheelchair quit a bit. Got worse when I drove an over-the-road 18 wheeler for 10 years. I am now permanently disabled (past 10 years).

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