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Acute spondylitis, continuous pain in the neck,low back and head, diabetic and having blood pressure, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi Doctor
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   my mother is suffering from acute spondalitis...
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is there any preventive home care you can suggest
Doctor :   Before suggesting you I would like to know a few more things.
Doctor :   1. May I know the age of your mother?
User :   72
Doctor :   May I know the duration of the symptoms?
User :   its continous pain in the neck loew back and head
Doctor :   May I know the medications she is taking at present?
User :   lower back
Doctor :   Duration of the symptoms?
User :   she take the vertin tabs
User :   duration: past 18 months
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Does she suffer from any know medical conditions?
User :   shes diabetic ... and has high BP
User :   is there any home remedies, you could suggest that would ease the pain?
Doctor :   May I know the mediations she is on for diabetes and BP.
Doctor :   The home remedies for spondylitis are more of physical exercises.
User :   shes on oral medication for diabetes
Doctor :   Let me explain you
Doctor :   Spondylitis in the inflammation of the bony parts due to lack of calcium seen in post menopausal women or due to occupation.
User :   ok
Doctor :   So, as your mom is post menopausal, the main cause would be calcium deficiency.
User :   ok
Doctor :   so she needs calcium supplements
Doctor :   like calcium tablets or through diet
Doctor :   She needs to get investigated for serum calcium levels if not investigated yet.
User :   sure doc will do
Doctor :   She needs to follow routine back strengthening exercises
User :   ok
Doctor :   like lifting both the legs in air upto 20 degrees
Doctor :   she can practice yoga for back if possible.
User :   tanks doc
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
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