Case Summary  |  L4-L5 herniated 6mm, L5-S1 bulging 2mm

Condition Back Lower (Lumbar) Herniated Disk
Current Status and How Case Started

Did crossfit for about 2 months, next thing I know it I have an extreme case of sciatica down my left leg. Felt like someone was dragging a knife deep in my leg and dragging it up and down my leg. Got an MRI and confirmed L4-L5 herniated 6mm, L5-S1 bulging 2mm. Still trying to accept that I won't ever be able to run, lift weights, or snowboard anymore. I'm only 31yo, but I feel like I'm 80yo!!

Dates April 28, 2012 - Ongoing
Treatment Combo Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID) + Glucosamine + Vitamins + Pain Killers (Analgesic) + Cane + Ice + Chiropractic + Massage Therapy + Physical Therapy + Acupressure + Traction + Hydrotherapy + Stretching Treatment + Rest + Heat Therapy + Inversion + Diet Management + Muscle Relaxants + Proper Posture + Bed Rest + Daily Meditation + Milk + Leg Elevation + Change of Sleeping Position + Naproxen Sodium - Aleve - Anaprox - Naprelan + Biofreeze
Treatment Result
Helped a little
Treatments Description

I still have muscle spasms in my left glute, achy sciatica in left leg, pins and needles sensation in left foot.

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Gender: Male
Age 35
Weight 165 pounds
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches

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