- Age 55+
- 175 lbs
- 5' 8"
- Injury Status Recovering
- Physical activity per week 8+ hours
- Chronicity 6-18 Months
- Repeat injury? Yes
- Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Scoliosis
I have just recently had spinal injections for my Lumbar Stenosis and collapsed disks. It has eased pain but when I aggravate it by playing golf it does return at a lower pain level and quicker recovery time. I will more then likely need a Spinal Laminectomy at some time in near future but this has worked for me right now and allows me good sleep and ability to do as I want in moderation for now. I am 69. I also do 45 minutes of stretching exercises everyday to keep limber and build up back and core muscles to assist back. I walk 3 - 4 miles everyday also.