Ok..so funny way of getting your attention I know
But seriously, it does. My left lower back down into my butt....good lord it hurts. It hurts to stand, sit, move, you name it. Went to the ER a while back because I could not walk...diagnosed with sciatica. Went to my NS as well and he said torn disk at L5/S1 just from the x-ray. He put me a round of steroids and vicodin. That helped for a little while.
Now onto the current status: it still hurts. I did PT for a couple of weeks and didn't really notice any big change. Still on vicodin for the pain and Advil for the inflammation. I am using a cold pack as often as I can which helps to a point.
Friday I am going in for another MRI to see what if anything is going on. I just want the ice pick to be removed from my back so it will stop hurting!
I know my NS mentioned having injections done to help alleviate the pain some, so we will see what he says after the MRI.
I just want to be normal again....is that even possible!