Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Male
  • 210 lbs
  • 6' 1"
  • Florence Sc
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Alexander
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Heat, Inversion Table, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Stretching, Acetaminophen
    Not Improved
    Mattress Change, Strengthening Exercises, Spinal cord stimulator (implant), Supportive Shoes, Brace, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy
    Rest, Epidural, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

18 wheeler head on accident in 2012 , threw out lower back, chronic locked up in lower spine, can function yet for only a short period with out , pressure , pain and burning in lower back , hips, and leg. Diagnosed with spinal stenosis (chronic ) and severe lumbago

Have done physical therapy, epidural steroid, nerve testing, trigger point injections , taken pain medication since the accident

I have switched beds to memory foam , bought inversion machene , core exercises , stretching, heat, ice, tylenol. I can't sleep thru the night. If I go to bed at 11 pm I'm up by 4 am , back locked up , very uncomfortable , burning in hips and leg, have to walk it out , then I'm awake and can't get back to sleep. I'm cranky all day . Snapping at people, I have no energy and I'm constantly in pain...

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