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Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
09
Nov2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Massage, Weight loss, Stretching
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Heat, Traction, TENS/Electrical Stimulation

Have had back pain for 20 years was finally diagnosed with spinal stenosis, Have seen a pain management doctor who did injections three times, went to PT both land and water with no improvement. Some of the PT land treatments did relieve some pain but was not lasting. Naproxin 500 mg does help some but have had to limit my activities, using a rollator for mobility. Surgeon will not operate due to my age and bone condition. I am learning to live with it.


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