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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi Doc
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Thanks for the offer
User :   is this costing me anything?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   it is absolutely free
User :   great
User :   ok, the situation is kind of simple or i dont knw how complicated
User :   i got a pain on the back
User :   the pain is such that it increases when i sit for long and then
User :   when i twist or turn, the is a crack, like a knuckle crack and the pain is gone..
User :   after a while, it develops again
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How long yoiu have this
User :   above a year and a half
User :   i thought i would go away
User :   but it kept coming bak
User :   i am 24 yrs old
Doctor :   What is yoiur occupation
User :   i used to work in a call centre and i also drive a scooter (honda dio) which gives me this pain when i am finished with driving
Doctor :   O
Doctor :   So you are on sitting job
Doctor :   all the time
Doctor :   SO how many hours do you work per day
User :   althought i hav not been working for the past six months as i hav been preparing for some exams
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   This is a common problem faced by many young people who are in BPO, IT and ITES
User :   now, the pain is so that i have to twist in all kinda directions to get the knuckle crackin sound
User :   it gives me all kinda pains
User :   but i cant stop twisting
Doctor :   who sit for long hours and ride on scooters
User :   at times i stretch my chest and then one cracks right in front of me, i am not proud of it..
User :   is this problem going to be chronic and is there any remedy for this?
Doctor :   This is all because of the sedantary work habits
Doctor :   There is a remedy for this
Doctor :   If you dont act now it is going to be chronic
User :   please advice
Doctor :   Yoiu have to start some desk exercises immediatley
User :   can u explain doc
Doctor :   This is the best solution
Doctor :   for the problem you face
User :   ok
User :   i will
Doctor :   Surely I will provide the information
User :   thanks doctor.. thanks great support
Doctor :   But as they are some set of exercises at each joint and simple to perform
User :   okay
Doctor :   I shall send the document by email
User :   that is even perfect
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Doctor :   Bye
User :   great .. thanks..../ but before u go
User :   one mor thing if i may..
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service. Do log in again after a few hours to clarify other medical doubts.
User :   thanks anyways
Doctor :   Ok
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