Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 134 lbs
  • 5' 0"
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Spondylolisthesis

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Weight loss
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Rest, Ice, Physical Therapy, Mattress Change
    Not Improved

PT twice, each followed by cortisone shot. First shot lasted 1-1/2 yrs. Second shot not much change. Lost 20 lbs. Lie flat with ice pack 20 min every mid afternoon. Pay attention to using correct posture and lifting habits. Tylenol Arthritis 635 mg tabs when needed.

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