Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 200 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Hastings Nebraska
20
Feb2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr. Brosniham
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    Cortisone Injection, Epidural

The injections that are supposed to last 3 months actually last 2-3 weeks. Dr is AGAINST providing pain pills, his explanation is that 'I don't want you to become addicted to them' but it is ok to be addicted to pain. I'm ok sitting down or laying down. Hurts too bad to walk more that 10 steps, and exercise OUCH.


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