Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 146 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Erwin Tennessee
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? Somewhat
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for over a year
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Ratings

    Acupuncture, TENS/Electrical Stimulation
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Mattress Change, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Brace, Massage, Epidural

I have 10 vertebra with no padding, Stenosis (sp) and Arthritis Two doctors would not operate on me. Laser Institute said they could fix it but I cannot afford 18,000.00 dollars. I can't take pain meds as they give me hallucinations So I just have to suffer.

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