Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 218 lbs
  • 5' 5"
  • Jefferson City, mo
04
Apr2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Smith
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Osteoporosis, Spondylolisthesis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Rest
    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Strengthening Exercises, Yoga, TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Postural Modifications, Meditation, Mattress Change, Swimming, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Oral corticosteroids, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Massage, Acupuncture, Supportive Shoes, Spinal cord stimulator (implant)
    Worsened
    Epidural

I have sciatica on my right side due to leaking and bulging discs. I also have psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. I was scheduled for surgery, but at the last second my insurance declined payment for it. So now I just live in pain.


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