Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 180 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • Kettering, OH
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr. Moncrief
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Yoga, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Traction, Heat, Acetaminophen, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Epidural

Started with intense back pain, MRI showed herniated disk. Surgery 1 1/2 years ago. 6mos developed spinal stenosis largely due to scarring from surgery. Did shot and physical therapy but pain and leg weakness is worse than ever

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