Julia 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
10
Jul2016
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries 4+
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Postural Modifications, Meditation, Inversion Table, Mattress Change, Swimming, Spinal cord stimulator (implant), Heat, Acupuncture, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Rest, Massage
    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Epidural, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Weight loss, Ultrasound Therapy, Acetaminophen
    Worsened
    Traction

I have moderate spinal stenosis, several bulged disc ; one pretty severe, Osteoarthitis. I have been having alot of pain for the lst four years have had improvement with the spine stimulater. Where do I go frome here I have tried almst everything . I do not want to have surgery,


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