Bev 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 132 lbs
  • 5' 1"
  • Aurora, NE
03
Mar2018
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Chronicity 6-18 Months
  • 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? Sometimes
  • 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? Discomforting
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Spondylolisthesis
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Physical Therapy
    Improved
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Oral corticosteroids, Walking/Hiking,
    Not Improved
    Rest, Epidural

Has caused me to give up tennis-my passion. I have played some pickleball, not as hard in my back but not great.
I have found I feel so much better when I’m active. I do aquatic excuses 3-4 times per week and try to walk every day.


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