Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 134 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Tallahassee,fl
21
Feb2016
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Doctor/Care Giver Varied
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Swimming, Epidural, Supplements, Heat, Chiropractor, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Acupuncture
    Not Improved
    Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Rest, Strengthening Exercises, Massage, Brace
    Worsened
    Physical Therapy

Due to the degree of the impinged nerves at L3,L4,L5... Horrendous sciatica shooting pains through groin ,into hips and down both legs.. si joint rote as and low back is all locked up.. I am not a sitter.. I walk a lot Surgeons want to do p;ages and screw and fusions... I do not. And the recovery and still it might be worse..


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