Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 136 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Coventry
08
May2019
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Back pain causing leg pain No, I don't feel any leg pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for 1-3 months
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
  • 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
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Walking distance with leg pain As far as I want
  • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
  • Standing without experiencing back pain 1-2 Hours
  • Pain when rising from a seated position Much worse
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Discomforting
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
  • Pain while bending backward Distressing
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Depression

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Opioids, Rest
    Not Improved
    Strengthening Exercises, Meditation, Mattress Change, Swimming, Gokhale Method, Stretching, Traction, Heat, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Massage, Acupuncture, Chiropractor, Supportive Shoes, Pilates,
    Worsened
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation,

Affects housework , shopping , gardening , standing and walking for more than an hour ,cleaning teeth , running , can not do high or even medium / light impact excercise . can’t swim for more than 30 mins or back bend postures in yoga .


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