Well, I really hate to be back to this website. I ruptured my L4/L5 disk in November 2013. I got to the point where I couldn't stand or walk for more than 10 minutes. Fortunately, sitting down relieved the pain. I tried oral steroids, epidurals, and physical therapy but ended up having microdiscectomy surgery in March 2014. Relief was immediate and things were perfect until now. About a week ago, I started having the same symptoms although not quite as painful the first time around. I didn't do anything obvious to hurt my back......it just started happening again. Going to try to get into my doctor to try the oral steroid treatment again. Very frustrating!
March 20, 2014 - L4/L5 Laminectomy and Microdiscectomy