Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 180 lbs
  • 5' 3"
  • Andover mn
02
Jun2016
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr anderson
  • Number of Surgeries 3
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Osteoporosis, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Epidural, Cortisone Injection, Massage, Acetaminophen
    Not Improved
    TENS/Electrical Stimulation, Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, Ice, Physical Therapy, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

Old age epidurals work well for about three days. I have had two and will go for a third the middle of the month. On tramadol for pain and ibuprofen off and on. Just problems walking any distance and standing for any length of time. Sitting, sleeping absolutely no pain .


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