Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 114 lbs
  • 5' 8"
  • Sydney, NSW
  • 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? A little bit
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Not at all
  • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Mild
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Never
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Osteoporosis, Muscle Strain
  • Additional conditions Neck-pain, Hip-pain, Knee-pain

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Gokhale Method
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Swimming, Meditation, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Rest, Ice, Physical Therapy, Walking/Hiking,

It is now a minor annoyance. My regular exercise is to do a good deal of gardening, walking, yoga and cycling (road and MTB). I am also going to take up regular swimming (laps) now that summer has arrived.

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