Extreme back pain and swollen leg


Q: My 68 year old dad has sciatic nerve damage in his back and is en extreme pain he says it hurts to just walk and i mean i am talking pain he has the pump in his stomach that ingests straight to the back pain but that does not seem to be working his left leg is so swollen that it looks like it could literally pop and extremely red and extremely painful could you please help me out he has been to doctors and has had one back surgery but nothing seems to help i am desperate for some help and guidance on which way to go forward to relieve my great dad all this unwanted pain that he has to deal with daily thank you


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