Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Male
  • 162 lbs
  • 5' 6"
  • Charleston, sc
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Brian cuddy
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis

Treatment Ratings

    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Epidural, Mattress Change, Inversion Table, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Spinal Fusion Surgery, Stretching, Heat, Rest, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Surgery
    Not Improved
    Chiropractor, Physical Therapy, Spinal cord stimulator (implant)

3 level cervical disc fusion and laminectomy at L5 S1. Separate surgeries. Now spinal injections every other month because of pain. Morphine and hydrocodone for daily pain relief. Have a pain management doctor that has been great in understandingy pain and management of it. Dr. Jeff Folk.

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