frenchyandlily4ever 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 133 lbs
  • 5' 3"
09
Mar2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Epidural, Mattress Change, Meditation, Yoga, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Traction, Heat, Acetaminophen, Rest, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, Swimming

I've had epidural injections, facet joint injections, Nerve burning, block injections, all which do help for a short period of time. I take gabapentin, Tizazidine, and percocet daily. I also take acetametaphin 2000 mgs at bedtime. This combination of meds do help my pain level for a short period of time.


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