Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Ratings

    Cortisone Injection, Oral corticosteroids, Supplements, Surgery, Brace, Other
    Not Improved
    Heat, Stretching, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Strengthening Exercises, Weight loss, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Rest, Massage, Ice, Physical Therapy, Swimming

Hade Radiofrequency Neurotomy (RFN). It didn't work the first time but helped the second time. Almost time for another. Doctor burns the nerves around the disc (I think that where it was). Works for some but not for others.

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