Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 195 lbs
  • 5' 4"
04
Mar2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Compression fracture, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Rest, Massage
    Not Improved
    Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Chiropractor, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Strengthening Exercises

Nothing works. Rest sit lay stand up and lay down all day long. Nights are disruptive. Legs hurt. Numb, tingles, lower back and butt on fire. Constant heat radiating off. Legs uncontrollable twinge and jerk all day n night long. Headaches/ migraines daily trying to keep up. Exhausted all time. Walking is a chore in itself. Left leg with nerve damage is weak and no control turning inwards and like drag leg when walking.

Short distance of walking. Short distances of driving. Legs go paralyzed trip n fall. Fear of falling down now happens just yesterday in the car dealership.

Quality of life. This isn't living. This is just existing in this world. Family n friends don't understand. Don't understand Fibromylagia either. I'm a sufferer or survivor. Trials of Cymbalta. Doesn't really work


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