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I am new to the forum & have complex mobility issues, basic
Chronic low back & hip pain since 1998 , via a prolapsed
disc & sacro-iliac joints. No surgery, scan showed bulging L4, L5. Only
tingling left calf & foot.
September 2018 started left calf, foot fierce sciatica/radial
Scan Feb 2019 no
nerve compression of L5 or S1 nerves
10th May 2019 -Transforminal epidural injections levels L5
& S1, fluoroscope guided. Diagnostic to see if it improves sciatica & identify
Since these were done my low back/buttock pain has been extremely
heavily aggravated. I feel as though I
have been kicked in left & right hips/buttocks & lumbar area, crawling the walls.
Sciatica generally improved.
Pain consultant said the flare up is expected & it may take
up to 2 weeks to settle.
Please can anyone say if they have had the same experience,
ie increase in low back pain, for how long, subjective, but any help is welcome.