Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 155 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Oklahoma city, ok
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Ratings

    Ice, Chiropractor, Weight loss, Stretching, Mattress Change
    Not Improved
    Inversion Table

About 2 years ago I started having what I suspected was sciatic nerve pain. My medical Dr. did not think it was and had me have an mri which showed spinal stenosis. I started going to a chiropractor and after a couple of months and loosing 15 or 20 pounds felt pretty much back to normal. I am now having pain again but it is diferent and I can hardly sit for very long without being in miserable especially in the car. I started doing a lot of stretching and taking advil and get some relieve. I don't want to have surgery at 60 years old and I am willing to try anything to try to avoid it.

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