Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 190 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • SugarLand
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr. Badlani
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Degenerative Disc Disease

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Mattress Change, Surgery, Ice, Spinal Fusion Surgery, Chiropractor
    Not Improved
    Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Rest, Physical Therapy, McKenzie Method

Surgery was the best. At 8 weeks post op. All nerve pain gone, except for a new nerve that showed up on inside of knee. Feels like a bad burn when touched.

Physical therapy was okay, but hurt too bad to do on my own.

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