Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 235 lbs
  • 5' 8"
  • Lancaster, NY
08
Jun2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr. Giglio, Neurologist
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Compression fracture, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Mattress Change, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Rest, Physical Therapy, Ice
    Not Improved
    Brace, Meditation, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Stretching, Massage, Supportive Shoes, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
    Worsened
    Traction, Heat, Inversion Table

Lifting, hurt my back. Still can't find the source of my side pain. Losing weight is helping somewhat, the chiropractor is trying his best but it's a slow process. The surgeon doesn't want to operate & neither do I as I've not heard of only one surgery without success.


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