Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 125 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • Tucson. AZ
  • Injury Status Cured
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Not at all
  • 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? Not at all
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? No pain
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Sometimes
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
  • Marital Status Married
  • Employment Status Retired
  • Tobacco Use No, quit over 5 years ago
  • Alcohol Use None
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis, Insomnia
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis)
  • Pain areas Right shoulder front

Treatment Ratings

    Gokhale Method
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Postural Modifications, Strengthening Exercises, Home Exercise Program, Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
    Not Improved
    Chiropractor, Walking/Hiking, Physical Therapy, Ice, Supplements, Massage, Stretching, Acupuncture, Rest, Prolotherapy

Of all the things I have tried, the Gokhale Method has been the most effective.

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