Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 185 lbs
  • 5' 9"
  • Rochester, NY
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Back pain causing leg pain No, I don't feel any leg pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 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? 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? Quite a bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Walking distance with leg pain As far as I want
  • Sitting without having to change position 10 minutes
  • Standing without experiencing back pain 10 minutes
  • Pain when rising from a seated position Much worse
  • Back-Pain while bending forward Mild
  • Leg-Pain while bending forward No pain
  • Pain while bending backward Mild pain
  • 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 Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Knee-pain, Insomnia, Arthrithis

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Rest, Chiropractor, Supportive Shoes
    Not Improved
    Massage, Acetaminophen, Heat, Stretching, Walking/Hiking

Pain comes and goes, often flares after a day of extended activity (such as yard work, frequent stair climbing). Bending or twisting or attempting to pick up a bag can bring on a spasm that takes 7-10 days to recover from

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