Approximate date condition commenced: 2009, indefinite duration.
Able to perform job functions.
Suffers from lumbar ddd; lumbar radiculopathy and facet arthopathy, left low back pain with radiation into left lower extremity inclusive of legs and foot; pain on extension, left lateral bending and rotation of the lumbar spine, multiple muscle spasms throughout the lumbar spine.
May need to be absent when he experiences an exacerbation of his chronic pain; to attend PT and to receive a series of injections.
1-2 times per month, 1-5 days per episode.