i have had tgus chronic pain in my lower lumbar for almost 20 years now an now my Dr has been treating it with hydrocodone an nurontin , its help some but the consistant pain is ALWAYS THEIR! my Dr is now reffering me to get steroidal injections , i have several family members that have told me to refuse this procedure as it has made their pain much worse after the fact. I am truly at a loss as to what to do , i sm currently u employed due to my inAbility to bend ir lift anything or to stay on my feet for any linger then 20-30 mins at a time due to the severe pain an the numbness down my right side . If anyone has any opinions or ideas as to hiw i should proceed with my situation PLEASE LET ME KNOW!!! Ty
Regular steroid injections helped me quite a bit. Used to get two between l4-l5, especially after my spinal fusion. I also had an epidural nerve root block before my fusion and will NEVER NEVER let anyone do that to me again. 15 years later I am on a pain daily medication regimen. Fentanyl, hydrocodeine, and gabapentin.
Although, too many years of steroid treatment made the bones in my back age prematurely but... it helped with the pain
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