Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 271 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • heflin,al
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver bidikov
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease

Treatment Ratings

    Oral corticosteroids, Rest, Acetaminophen
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Chiropractor

have spinal stenosis advanced degeneration L5-s1 can't stand or walk far without having sever flank pain when i sit down it eases off it is so painful icant stand it, so i don't go out any where without my rolliator walker have to sit when i need to sit cant stand it .also have advanced OA of the knee no cartlage and bony growths on both knees i have cortisone shot every 3 month. they used to help but there getting where they don't any more. i take cortisone in tablet form it helps some sort of takes the overall edge off OA the aching i mean i know losing weight would help but that is easyer said than done.

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