Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
23
Feb2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Chiropractor, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, Epidural

Nothing has helped. Although epidural steroid injection helped a little. I also have a torn meniscus behind the effected knee/leg so Drs dont know if pain is attributed to that or stenosis and bulging disc. I have seen a neurosurgeon and will see a spine orthopedic dr in 3 weeks. I just dont know what to do anymore tired of living in pain!


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