Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 146 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Augusta, Georgia
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Doctor/Care Giver University Orthopedic Clinic
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis

Treatment Ratings

    TENS/Electrical Stimulation
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Traction, Stretching, Strengthening Exercises, Supplements, Ultrasound Therapy, Postural Modifications, Mattress Change, Heat, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Oral corticosteroids, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Massage, Rest, Brace, Chiropractor, Swimming

First I was hit in back by 18 wheeler running a red light. I was hospitalized, traction, muscle relaxers , injections, oral cortisone, anti inflammatory and pain medication. Then years later hit in the back again by a teen ager not looking where he was going.

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