Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 157 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Kingsport,Tenn.
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Number of Surgeries 3
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Doctor/Care Giver Kingsport Family Practice
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • 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? Yes, under 1 month
  • 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 Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Compression fracture, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Rest, Massage, Ice, Walking/Hiking,
    Not Improved
    Acupuncture, Physical Therapy

When I walk my back hurts,struggle to walk and stand still plus sit. I need sometimes to put an ice pack on my back. I was also born Cerebral Palsy.I am stiff when I first get up of the morning. This has limit my ability to do things outside.

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