Hi, I had an MRI and one dr Told me he

Patient : Hi, I had an MRI and one dr. Told me he couldn't do anything for me. At L2-3 mild disc buldge no canal stenosis. L3-4 I had a fusion in 2009 but says I have bilateral facet hypertrophy then L4-5 mild disc buldge bilateral facet hypertrophy moderate left forming stenosis no central canal or right neural foraminal stenosis it has progressed at L5-S1 retrolisthesis by L5 on S1 by 0.6cm there is bilateral facet hypertrophy and moderate bilateral neural foraminal stenosis it has progressed I have a hard time straightening up numbness stabbing burning stiffness a huge amount of back pain. It is hard to walk on my feet at times and it makes either leg give out sometimes. I have done physical therapy, cortisone injections, chiropractic, steroid injections. Lost weight. Do you have any suggestions I can't sleep either
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