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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Environmental and Occupational Hazards
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXXXXXXXxx
Doctor :   You can ask me if you have medical queries
User :   hi
User :   ihave suffering from pain in my my neck and upper back for past 3-4 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   im not able to sit for more than 15 min in my seat
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your age and what is your occupation?
User :   esspessial in my back bone
User :   28 ,analytics & mis
Doctor :   Since how long are you in this occupation and how many hours a day you work per day and per week?
User :   8 years
User :   10 hrs per day
Doctor :   Do you take frequent breaks during your work and if so how frequent?
User :   in about 3 hrs i take a break
Doctor :   Ok, From the few questions and answers I got, I could say you are on the verge of affected by Repetitive stress Injury by your work at the computer without frequent breaks
Doctor :   It can go worrisome if you do not start to intervene
Doctor :   at this stages
Doctor :   Neck pain and lower back pain are purely because of stress over the muscles in the areas
Doctor :   You might not be following the ergonomics
Doctor :   The breaks should be once in 30 minutes
Doctor :   Chair should be in line with your spine
Doctor :   The posture of your neck during typing should also be taken care
Doctor :   If you are not able to sit for 15 minutes continously
Doctor :   You got to go for a break for sometime before you resume your duties
Doctor :   Please consider my recommendations
Doctor :   Are you following?
User :   yes
Doctor :   1) Speak to your manager about a break
Doctor :   2) Consider seeing an Orthopedician for evaluation
User :   my friends where saying it could be spondilitis
Doctor :   3) A consult with an Occupational therapist will help you know what can be done to avoid them in future
Doctor :   4) Daily aerobic exercise and desk top exercises are to be done once in an hour
Doctor :   Spondylitis is a radiological diagnosis after an Xray
Doctor :   Yes, it is a degenerative disease and it can worsen with your current lifestyle, But I cannot confirm if you have one or not
User :   ok
Doctor :   So the next step for you is a physical evaluation
Doctor :   by an Orthopedician
User :   can use vollini till i see the doctor
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Volini gel with hot fomentation or hot shower shall temporarily help you
Doctor :   Are you with me?
Doctor :   Do you have anymore queries
User :   ok
User :   do u recomend some doc in XXXXXXXXXXXX
Doctor :   Please wait while search
Doctor :   Can you give me an area
Doctor :   hello can you give me an area
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