Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 180 lbs
  • 5' 8"
  • Hot Springs Arkansas
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for 1-3 months
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
  • 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 Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Ratings

    Physical Therapy
    Almost Cured
    Stretching, Ice, Swimming, Strengthening Exercises
    Not Improved
    Ultrasound Therapy, Supplements, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Heat, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Rest, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Walking/Hiking

I have arthritis of my lower spine. I do daily stretch exercises, seem to help somewhat. Have to do these everyday. I am very active. I swim, golf and take care of my own home. Cleaning is the hardest thing to do because of all the bending.

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