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Nothing's working

My husband had been dealing with lower back and bilateral leg pain since October of last year. At times the pain in his left leg is dabilitating. He has pain in his lower back at around the L4/L5 levels and then pain to front of bialteral thighs. Also has pain to back and outside of left leg. He had an MRI in December and three docs have told him it does not look all that bad, and certainly does not explain his symptoms. He was started on Neurontin in January with little relief. He has had two epidural injections with no relief. He has had PT in past and has tried to utilize these exercises. The exercises make his pain worse. About three weeks ago the doctor changed his Neurontin to Lyrica, added the muscle relaxer Zanaflex and gave him tramadol for pain. Again he has had no relief and has started loosing strength in the left leg to the point that he can't walk and almost falls at times. I feel that he is getting worse and is definetly not getting any better. I am just so frustrated and tired of hearing "your MRI doesn't look bad". Does anyone have similar experiences or other suggestions. I have called the office back, again. Doc was out for the day, but when I ask about other diagnostics, the staff just tell me the MRI is the best. From what I understand this is not true. Just looking for some answers, any suggestions.


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