Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 182 lbs
  • 5' 0"
  • Norco, Louisiana
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr Alana Anthony
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Cortisone Injection, Acupuncture, Acetaminophen

my back has always given me problems but I got up one morning and could not hardly walk! It felt like someone was squeezing my muscle in my buttocks! So I told the Dr. and she put me on Ibuprofen 800mg and then I had a MRI done and shows I have spinal stenosis, pinched nerve on left side and sciatica! Some days I hurt worse than others and that is when I have to walk a long way or cleaning my floors! The ibuprofen works sometimes so she prescribed me Hydrocodon/Acetaminoph 7.5/325 but it doesn't help! I am hurting down the back of my legs and toes are cramping at nite and numbness and tingling, I am on disability!

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