Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 170 lbs
05
Feb2016
  • Injury Status Recovering
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 6-18 Months
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Spondylolisthesis, Compression fracture, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Epidural, Mattress Change, Supplements, Strengthening Exercises, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice
    Not Improved
    Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery
    Worsened
    Spinal Fusion Surgery, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Surgery, Physical Therapy

When I was nineteen had a break in l-1 and 2 in a car wreck. As I got older degenerative disc disease. Had surgery June the 5th in 2015. It's been a terrible time. I got a titanium rod and as. Much as they could repair. I have come a long way with the pain level but I have pain somewhere all the time. Now my knees and hips are suffering because the surgery put more pressure on those. Top of. My hips feel like raw meat. I've had countless steroid shots and they do help but can't have anymore for 5 months. Also got a blood clot after surgery and am still on blood thinners. Not sure how it will be in the end but without God I wouldn't have got as far as I am. God heals in his own time .


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