Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 281 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • Caro, MI
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • Chronicity 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? Never
  • 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), Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Arthrithis, Hip-pain, High blood pressure, Insomnia, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Rest, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, Opioids,

I really have a hard time walking, shopping is the worse because of the floors. When I clean house I have to sit and rest. When I'm done cleaning i always have to use a heating pad and take prescription pain and muscle meds. I do some stretching to bring some comfort.

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