Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 156 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • Birmingham Alabama
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Always
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr. S. Kim-park
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for over a year
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
  • Walk with no pain 4-8 blocks
  • Sitting without back pain 10 minutes
  • Standing without back pain I can’t stand without pain
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Frequently
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Most of the time
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Ice, Massage, Rest, Brace, Chiropractor, Heat, Stretching

I only have a back brace now an the insurt in my shoes... Standing for more than an hour an my back start to hurt.. Sitting too long an my back hurts...I am not a fan of surgeries not on my back..Not trying to get addicted to pain medication then I would have a new set of problems. My back brace is more than 10 years old can you recommend a good on for me?

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