Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 130 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Sun City West, AZ
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 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? Somewhat
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Discomforting
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Back pain interfere with sleep Never
  • Back pain interfere with your personal care (washing, dressing etc) Sometimes
  • Back pain interference with travel Sometimes
  • Marital Status Single
  • Employment Status Employed
  • Tobacco Use No, quit over 5 years ago
  • Alcohol Use Moderate
  • Pain level (1-10) 5
  • Additional conditions Arthrithis
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Spinal Stenosis, Osteoporosis, Scoliosis
  • Pain areas Right hip, Between shoulder blades, Lower back middle

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Heat, Gokhale Method, Rest, Opioids, Massage, TENS/Electrical Stimulation
    Not Improved
    Walking/Hiking, Home Exercise Program, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, Postural Modifications, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Brace, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy, Facet Joint Injection,

Aqua aerobics 4 days a week - the only real exercise I can do.

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