ellimac26 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 150 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • WoodbridgeVA
09
Aug2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Abraham Cherrick
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Brace, Rest, Ice, Oral corticosteroids
    Not Improved
    Acetaminophen, Epidural, Meditation, Physical Therapy, Supplements, Cortisone Injection, Swimming

Had Lyme disease a number of years, but was dx w fibro then after 5 years I came up positive. Not sure if the Lyme caused my spine issues, but it seems after I was dx all Drs want to do is treat the symptoms. Quality of life stinks. Would love to get something fixed. I miss my life.


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