Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 125 lbs
  • 5' 10"
  • Moraga, CA
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? A little bit
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
  • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Not at all
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Never
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
  • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Osteoporosis, Scoliosis
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Knee-pain, High blood pressure

Treatment Ratings

    Supplements, Pilates, Chiropractor, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Stretching, Walking/Hiking, Gokhale Method,
    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Acupuncture, Feldenkrais Method

Most of my back pain comes from arthritis. I need to keep going physically--walking, exercising, etc. to keep from having more pain. Over the years I have lost 2 to 3 inches in height, from 6ft. 1 to 5ft 10 or even less now at age 81.

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