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Back ache, eyes problem, stressful, operated for fisher problem. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I wanted to know something which can prevent back ache for me
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am working long hours on my desk
Doctor :   Ok
User :   My eyes are also creating a problem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I have started using specks
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   30
Doctor :   Do you follow any regular exercises?
User :   No
User :   Some times I used to go for swimming but I am unable to continue
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your working hours and is your work stressful?
User :   I start at morning 9 am and I am in office till 9 PM
Doctor :   OK
User :   It is very stressful as I am the head of the branch here and every thing comes to me
Doctor :   oK
Doctor :   Are you on any regular medications?
User :   No
Doctor :   Do you suffer with any diagnosed medical condition?
User :   I have recently undergone a operation for Fisher problem and there is a syrub which I am taking for proper motions
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel that the back ache you suffer is due to lack of exercises and prolong sitting posture in the work producing spondylosis.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   You need to follow regular back muscles strengthening exercises like in supine position lifting your both the legs in air upto 45 degrees with your knees straight.
Doctor :   Follow this for every five minutes in the morning when you get up and in the night before going to bed.
Doctor :   You can also follow the same thing with alternate legs.
User :   Is this to be done sitting on the chair?
Doctor :   No, this is done in supine position, that is lying on your back.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Follow hip rotating exercises and also neck rotating exercises.
Doctor :   You can do this while working too.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Avoid sitting during work for prolonged periods and keep moving around in the office.
Doctor :   You can also follow stretching exercises like bending forwards and touching your feet and also bending backwards as much as possible.
Doctor :   If the pain is unbearable then you can consider taking analgesics like Tab DOLO 500mg.SOS.
Doctor :   And can also apply Hot fomentation over the area which will relax your back muscles and relieve you from pain.
Doctor :   It is very important to follow these exercises regularly.
User :   Ok. I will do it.
Doctor :   Observe for improvements after following these measures, If no improvement found then you should see an Orthopedic surgeon who will get investigations done like X ray of the spine and CT scan of the back to know the degree of the damage of the bones.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
Doctor :   Are you there?/
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
User :   Yes
User :   I am there
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   I will follow this and come back to you for any further help
User :   I did follow your suggestions
User :   Thanks a lot
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   No. Thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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