Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 117 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Hampton Roads, VA
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Doctor/Care Giver HROSM
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoporosis

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Heat, Stretching, TENS/Electrical Stimulation
    Not Improved
    Chiropractor, Weight loss

PT was fine for a while, but now pain is running down hip, rear, and left leg. Leg is beginning to feel numb. Have degenerative disc disease in L3-5 and S1. Don't want a nerve block or cortisone shot; want to treat the root cause.

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