Patrick 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Male
24
Jul2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • 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

    Almost Cured
    Surgery, Meditation, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery
    Improved
    Epidural, Spinal Fusion Surgery, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Discectomy Surgery
    Not Improved
    Mattress Change, Stretching, Weight loss, Chiropractor, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
    Worsened
    Strengthening Exercises, Physical Therapy

I HAVE HAD 7 BACK SURGERY THE LAST ONE WAS A FUSION L5-S1 L-45 ANCHORED TO MY TAIL BONE THAT WAS IN 2012 AFTER THAT I STILL HAD PAIN IN MY LEGS,SO WENT TO A PAIN DOC ,CURRENTLY ON MEDS TO HELP WITH THE PAIN.AFTER MY LAST SURGERY I LOST 80 LBS .I THEN REINJURED MY BACK .ALL I CAN DO NOW IS SURVIVE ,GO TO WORK AND GO HOME THATS IT,CANT GO FOR MY HOUR WALKS LIKE I USED TO DO,THAT I ENJOYED DOING THAT HOW I LOST ALL THE WEIGHT.I CANT WALK NOW WITHOUT MY LEGS HURTING EVEN MORE.MY PAIN DOC SAID I RUPTURED L34 AND BULGED 23 SO NOW ALL I CAN DO IS TRY TO WORK AND GO HOME AND REST THE MEDS DONT WORK ANYMORE.


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