Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 130 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • Holiday Fl
15
Jul2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr B. Clark
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Cured
    Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery
    Almost Cured
    Surgery
    Improved
    Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Brace, Rest, Massage, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids
    Not Improved
    Heat, Traction, Ice, TENS/Electrical Stimulation
    Worsened
    Cortisone Injection

I had a herniated disc from my autoimmune disorder called ankylosing spondylitis. Multiple treatments work tried including Gabapentin, physical therapy and others listed above. After two years of suffering with severe pain and neuropathy I had the district. It relieved all of the symptoms and my back had no symptoms until I turned 48 and I am experiencing the neuropathy and the back pain again. I have another herniated disc and spinal stenosis


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