Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 248 lbs
  • 5' 0"
  • Winston,nc
29
Apr2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Steve helman
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion)

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Cortisone Injection
    Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Postural Modifications, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Heat, Acetaminophen, Rest, Ice, Mattress Change

Had sciatica and lower back pain,had cortisone shots about 3-4 times and it helped . But came back eventually. It has been about 3 years since my last shot, but it is coming back again. Across back on both sides, not just. The left side like it was previously.


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