Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 175 lbs
  • 5' 8"
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • 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? Somewhat
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, under 1 month
  • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
  • 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? Mild
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Every night
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Most of the time
  • Back pain interference with travel Frequently
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Additional conditions Hip-pain, Knee-pain, High blood pressure

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Yoga, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acupuncture, Inversion Table, Cortisone Injection, Epidural, Swimming, Supplements
    Not Improved
    Meditation, Postural Modifications, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Physical Therapy, Ice, Massage, Rest, Brace, Chiropractor, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Heat, Walking/Hiking

Since my decompression laminectomy on Fri @0 Sep., 2019 Mu radiculopathy and sharp pains as well as waking up early morning with pain all gone. I currently have soreness/achyness in my hip joints and knees

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