Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 300 lbs
  • 5' 10"
  • Pa.
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Doctor/Care Giver Va
  • Number of Surgeries 2
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Mattress Change, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Other, Acetaminophen, Rest, Swimming
    Not Improved
    Oral corticosteroids, Physical Therapy, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Cortisone Injection, Weight loss, Massage, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Acupuncture

I tried everything. Opiods helped,until, l found the alpha stim stimulator. I have 3 chair lifts in my house. I'm going to remove 1 now. The va helped me and put me through everything for over 10 years. The va gave me the stimulator that helps. I was taking 6 hydrocodone 7.5 a day. I'm down to 3 now. And will continue till I'm off opiods

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