Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 145 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • beltsville
19
Jun2017
  • 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? A little bit
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, under 1 month
  • 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? A little bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Chiropractor, Rest, Ice, Physical Therapy, Epidural
    Not Improved
    Supplements

Right now I can't do any exercises and stretching due to hip and knee pain. All the treatments that I have had gave me temporarily relief. Takes time and need to do the stretching and strengthening on a regular basis. It's not fun getting old!! :(


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