Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 35-54
  • Female
  • 190 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • Merrillville, in
27
Mar2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr WALDRON
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Facet Syndrome/Sprain, Spondylolisthesis, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Oral corticosteroids, Stretching, Heat, Rest, Ice, Spinal cord stimulator (implant)
    Not Improved
    Surgery, Physical Therapy, Strengthening Exercises, Spinal Fusion Surgery, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery
    Worsened
    Cortisone Injection

Back problems in my experience either stay the same for awhile or get worse. I've had several back surgeries for multiple problems. Don't know what to do anymore no one wants to touch someone else's work. So stuck between a rock and a hard place. Any suggestions


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