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by Sandy
Mon Nov 20, 2006 10:15 pm
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: Spinal bone spurs
Replies: 1
Views: 2532

Spinal bone spurs

After having a CT of my lumbar spine it has been diagnosed that severe arthritis has caused a bone spur to grow and press on my sciatica nerve, (S1 area) thus causing the severe pain I have been experiencing! This is in addition to to having herniated discs in the same area. I go to a pain managemen...
by Sandy
Sat Oct 21, 2006 5:47 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Aquatic Therapy for Sciatica and back pain
Replies: 3
Views: 3493

Aquatic Therapy for Sciatica and back pain

As a sufferer of lower back pain for a few years, I suffered from severe sciatica pain after falling on my butt a few weeks ago. Since then I have gotten relief from the sciatica pain (it took 3 weeks on Tramadol) although my nerve is still very inflamed. My p/t asked if I would like to try aquatic ...
by Sandy
Mon Oct 16, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Sitting
Replies: 12
Views: 6163

Re: Tush Cush

[quote="krd"]Hi Sandy I too have the Tush Cush. I bought it to use in the car and at home when sitting for any extended period of time. It bothers me if I sit on it too long so I have put it in the closet for now. Maybe in the future it will come in handy again. I find that PT has helped me signific...
by Sandy
Sun Oct 15, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Botox?
Replies: 1
Views: 2265

Botox

My husband Stan who suffered a stroke one year ago that affected the left side of his body has had Botox injections in his left arm including his left hand due to spasticity in the muscles of his arm and hand. At first, along with o/t and p/t, the arm got movement back in it. The Botox injection in ...
by Sandy
Sun Oct 15, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Sitting
Replies: 12
Views: 6163

Tush Cush

Hi All, I have been suffering with sciatica for 4 weeks since I had fallen on my coccyx and I guess injured something in my lower back. I've started p/t which will also include water therapy. When my sciatica first started giving me trouble I bought what is called a "tush-cush" which is a seat wedge...