Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 184 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • Greeneville, TN
01
Dec2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr. Elliott Smith
  • Number of Surgeries 2
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Heat, Cortisone Injection
    Not Improved
    Mattress Change, Inversion Table, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Discectomy Surgery, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acetaminophen, Rest, Massage, Ice, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, Epidural

This is not an injury. I have had 11 nerve blockages and my nerve frozen along with the epidurals and surgeries. I now have arthritis in my hips, back, and neck region. I also have some nerve damage from one of the surgeries. I am in constant pain. Walking, sitting, and laying hurts.


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