Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 160 lbs
  • 5' 1"
  • Louisville, KY
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Primary...Dr Puckett
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Weight loss, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Cortisone Injection, Spinal Fusion Surgery, Surgery, Oral corticosteroids
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Heat, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Rest, Ice, Physical Therapy, Mattress Change
    Not Improved
    Chiropractor, Supplements

Early on, chiropractic helped immensely. Then it stopped helping. Back and right leg got worse until something snapped and I experienced excruciating pain for 6 weeks before surgery. After surgery, I had great relief, but slowly the pain is coming back but on left side.

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