Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 5' 11"
28
Mar2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Rest
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Laminectomy (Decompression) Surgery, Discectomy Surgery, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Supportive Shoes, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Oral corticosteroids, Epidural

I had surgery 5 years ago and it helped for about a year1/2 then it came back. Since then I have been on Steroids, Steroid injection, epidural injections (2 sets of 3) in 2 years, stretching, ibuprophen and Percocet ,which is the only thing that gives me any relief. The epidural injections last year helped about one year. the last set was 2 months ago I had injections times 3 and the pain is now back. I have tried to exercise (walking) and it makes it worse)


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