Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 165 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Pittsburgh, pa
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • 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? Not at all
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Osteoporosis, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Opioids
    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Ice, Rest, Heat, Strengthening Exercises, Meditation

I am 70 and a retired nursing aide. Hurt my back many times. The Dr that I went to said it's my core. Really? I can walk a few blocks then the pain starts. Vacuum 1 room and sit down. It locks and the pain is horrible. Have not found the right answer yet.

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