Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 170 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • East Freetown Mass.
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 8+ 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? Horrible
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Epidural, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Supportive Shoes, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Massage, Rest, Brace, Walking/Hiking
    Not Improved

In every way possible, can't stand to long, can't sit to long. Afraid to go for walks alone in case I fall. Doing house work, cooking can't enjoy my granddaughter is the worse my life has never been the same since I hurt my back!

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