Douglas 

Lower Back Pain Treatment Review

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 185 lbs
  • 5' 9"
  • Ann Arbor MI
30
Jul2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • 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? Distressing
  • Diagnosis Degenerative Disc Disease

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Cortisone Injection, Rest, Strengthening Exercises,
    Not Improved
    Inversion Table, Stretching, Heat, Weight loss, Pilates

I sit way too much. I do twice weekly circuit training with back problems in mind. I get a massage weekly. I take ibuprofen when it is bad.


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