Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 198 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • Gainesville GA
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver None
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Swimming, Massage
    Inversion Table, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery, Meditation, Yoga, Supplements, Stretching, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acupuncture, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids
    Not Improved
    Chiropractor, Heat

Difficulty bending. Herniated disc of 90% at L5-S1 laminectomy to correct. Since have used PT, acupuncture, yoga, oral corticosteroids, supplements, deep tissue massage, chiropractic, inversion table, myofascial massage ,etc. best relief from myofascial massage, oral corticosteroids & hi dose Vitamin C.

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