Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 136 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Coventry
  • 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

    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,
    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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