Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 145 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Temecula,Ca
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Epidural, Mattress Change, Meditation, Postural Modifications, Yoga, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Swimming, Physical Therapy, Ice, Massage, Rest, Supportive Shoes, Acetaminophen
    Not Improved
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Chiropractor, Cortisone Injection, Inversion Table, Heat

Injection therapy barely worked at all, time and physical therapy, stretching and excercise worked best. I was lucky that I had the time to wait it out and take it easy when needed. Surgery was never an option

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