Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 112 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Asheboro NC
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 6-18 Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Scoliosis

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Postural Modifications, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, Rest, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Oral corticosteroids, Epidural
    Physical Therapy

My very active & fir 88yr old mother has had SEVERE leg/hip pain for 6 months now. She is now confined to a wheelchair due to the pain every time she stands. NOTHING has worked. I feel like the docs are dismissing her due to age. Finally found a doc that suggested surgery. Hello? So hopefully get some relief for her soon. Anyone out there have any negative/positive experiences with minimal evasive microdectomy surgery??

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