Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 103 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • SAn Diego, California
15
May2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Osteoporosis, Compression fracture

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Physical Therapy, Strengthening Exercises
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Heat, Stretching
    Worsened
    Rest

I have compression fractures due to osteoporosis which cause great pain all over not just lower back and also osteoarthritis.

I have tried many different treatments not much helps other than pain medication and now using a cane and ankle brace to prevent falls


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