Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 129 lbs
  • 4' 9"
  • Utica,Ny
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • 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
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Always
  • 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
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoporosis

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
    Not Improved
    Ice, Swimming, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Stretching, Physical Therapy, Brace, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Walking/Hiking

I am in pain after doing my housework,that takes about 2 to 3 hours. Can' do too much walking,when unused to be able to walk everywhere,as I don't drive. Can't work as a nursing assistant for over 15/18 years. The corisone shots worked for about a month.

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