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Back and neck pain, no exercise, repetitive stress injury, X-ray, sitting job - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   M suffering from back and neck pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since how long?
User :   fro almost 2-3 yrs now
Doctor :   What is your age, occupation?
Doctor :   Do you work infront of the computer for hours in a day?
User :   my age is 29 yrs and m in service industry and have to sit and work in front of computers for the entire day
Doctor :   Do you take breaks once in an hour?
User :   not possible always
Doctor :   Do you exercise regularly?
User :   no
User :   the working hours are long so dont get enough time to excercise
Doctor :   I think you might be under going repetitive stress injury
User :   like?
Doctor :   You have to squeeze in at least 30 minutes in 24 hours
Doctor :   to start with exercises
User :   but what kind of excercise?
Doctor :   Jogging for 20 minutes
Doctor :   10 minutes for simple rotation of all the muscles
Doctor :   liek head rotations, hip, foot, knee, arm rotations
User :   the back and neck problem is such that.. if i stare sideways continuopusly for even 3-4 min the neck pain starts
User :   when i wake up in the morning my back pains a lot and have to take support to get up
Doctor :   these re going in favour of the repetitive strin
Doctor :   you under go
Doctor :   so you first require simple exmintion nd lso xray
User :   kindly advice the type of exmintion nd xray
Doctor :   Orthopedic exm
User :   and to consult whom with reports
Doctor :   It is better for preliminry check
Doctor :   Orthopedic surgeon
User :   can u advice any doctor
User :   name
User :   or may be you
Doctor :   one of my customer care executives will cll you nd
Doctor :   help you with name of doctor
Doctor :   which city are you in
User :   Kolkata
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you will receive a cll with Orthopedic surgeon name
Doctor :   and availbility
User :   k
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Till then follow this advice
Doctor :   1) Take break once in 30 minutes
Doctor :   during yoru work for 2 minutes
Doctor :   Get up nd go drink water or tea
User :   k
Doctor :   You would not lose much
Doctor :   2) practice rotations during your work
Doctor :   hip, hand rotation
User :   k
User :   awaiting details of doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sure you will get a call
User :   thanks sir for your help and guidance
Doctor :   Thanks
User :   bye
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