Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Male
  • 215 lbs
  • 6' 2"
  • San franvisco, ca
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Ucsf
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Physical Therapy, Weight loss, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Yoga
    Not Improved
    Ice, Rest, Heat, Supplements

I've had a bad back for over 20 years. Was diagnosed with a displaced disk and have been trying non invasive methods to keep the pain in control and to strengthen my back. So far I think yoga has been the most consistently effective treatment.

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