Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 172 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • N.c.
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • 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? Somewhat
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for over a year
  • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
  • 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? Distressing
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Frequently
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Scoliosis, Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Hip-pain, Depression, Insomnia

Treatment Ratings

    Mattress Change, Meditation, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Heat, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Rest, Oral corticosteroids,
    Not Improved
    Supportive Shoes, Traction, Chiropractor, Epidural,

When I sit to long I have a hard time. I have to stand up straight before I can walk. When I go grocery shopping it really my back when I get home have to put a heating pad own and take ibpro. I sure can't sweep or mop such pain. Standing to cook is painful.

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