Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 183 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery, Physical Therapy, Surgery, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Strengthening Exercises
    Not Improved
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Traction, Heat, Weight loss, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Massage, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

Surgery lasted for a year or so, but came back with a vengeance.. I have had Cordizone shots which last for a month or going now to a pain clinic which are giving me some kind of shot in the buttox....Pain pills help but I cant ever get pain free and I don't like to take the pain pills..

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