Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 220 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Riverview Fl
18
Jul2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Doctor/Care Giver Neil Weisman
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Oral corticosteroids, Acupuncture
    Improved
    Epidural, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Heat, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Cortisone Injection, Ice
    Not Improved
    Physical Therapy, Meditation, Supplements, Stretching, Rest, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
    Worsened
    Surgery, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery

I have fallen several times. I have been in 2 car accident. Somehow I broke a vertebrae and had segary. I also had 3 sets of bone sirs that were removed. I then had 20 Days of therapy That really helped. Then the muscle spasms started. They pulled my spine out of a line ment. The segern seas he can't do anything. It's a trad off.


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