Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 120 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Walking distance with leg pain 2-4 miles
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? Not at all
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
  • 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? Discomforting
  • Back pain causing leg pain No, I don't feel any leg pain
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Sitting without having to change position 30 minutes
  • Standing without experiencing back pain 30 minutes
  • Pain when rising from a seated position No change
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Distressing
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
  • Pain while bending backward No pain
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Frequently
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Not at all
  • Back pain interference with travel Pain restricts me to journeys of less than 2 hours
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Physical Therapy, Gokhale Method, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Walking/Hiking, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Massage, Chiropractor, Rest,
    Not Improved
    Acupuncture, Meditation, Prolotherapy
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation

strengthening and stretching (Ghokale and (Egoscue). Walking. 6 days a week. Gardening 1 or 2 days a week.
Cannot sit on anything soft, cannot climb ladders or stairs, cannot bend over to touch great ground.

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