Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 137 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • DeLand, FL
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 6-18 Months
  • 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? Not at all
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Stretching, Strengthening Exercises
    Not Improved
    Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Supplements, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Heat, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Epidural

I have always done my own housework and yard work as well as electrical and plumbing repairs, painting, etc. now I let things go until I absolutely have to do them. Somehow, I can manage to work through the pain. The only thing that has helped so far is core strengthening and stretching. But I have a ways to go to say I am out of pain.

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