Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 190 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • little rock ark
15
Feb2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Schleschinger
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Oral corticosteroids, Traction, Heat, Rest, Chiropractor
    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Spinal Fusion Surgery, Strengthening Exercises, Acetaminophen, Cortisone Injection, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Epidural
    Not Improved
    Massage
    Worsened
    Ice, Stretching, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery

Started with hip pain and dragging right leg. Chiro helped but not MD. Pt done by chiro but insurance ran out. I blew out l5 and had spinal fusion. Pain resumed when I went back to work. Within a year lost 45% strength in right leg. Laminectomy performed. Pain resumed. Rest heat only help.


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