Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 140 lbs
  • 5' 1"
  • Asheville,NC
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries 2
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • 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 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 Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Compression fracture

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Epidural, Mattress Change, Spinal Fusion Surgery, Other, Brace, Rest, Oral corticosteroids, Ice, Cortisone Injection
    Not Improved
    Supplements, Ultrasound Therapy, Stretching, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Heat, Opioids
    Physical Therapy, Spinal cord stimulator (implant), Walking/Hiking

having failed back surgery, cut nerve after last surgery, I do not indulge in much anymore.
Pain goes from back to hips after standing too long.
Would love to find a treatment to allow me some relief at least for a few months.

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