Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 142 lbs
  • 5' 5"
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Injury Status Cured
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Not at all
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Never
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
  • Back pain interference with travel Not at all

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Gokhale Method
    Supportive Shoes, Strengthening Exercises, Massage, Chiropractor, Stretching, Traction,
    Not Improved
    Meditation, Mattress Change, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Alexander Technique, Pilates, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound Therapy, Physical Therapy, Ice, Acupuncture, Rest, Heat, Other, Supplements, Feldenkrais Method,

My back pain stems from tearing my cruciate ligament which the doctors refused to repair because they would not believe that it was the cause of my back pain. I have been gradually improving over the last ten years.

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