Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age n/a
  • Male
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 8+ hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Scoliosis, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Swimming, Strengthening Exercises, Weight loss, Yoga, Rest, Postural Modifications, Mattress Change, Stretching
    Not Improved
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Meditation, Supplements, Epidural, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Physical Therapy, Ice, Cortisone Injection, Massage, Chiropractor, Acetaminophen
    Acupuncture, Heat, Traction

They say I need 2 surgery one for my neck to stop arms pain both right and left. same day surgery, 3 months recovery and the other for entire back, 2 day surgery, 7 days in hospital, 1 month in rehab, physical therapy and recovery time 1 year. Don't know what to do. I am only 62 and almost can walk.

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