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Back pain due to slip disc, continuation of physiotherapy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi doctor i have a back problem from last 1 year
Doctor :   Please provide these details Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   my age is 38, XXX, married, 75, 170cms
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   last 1 year
User :   i have a slip disk
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no not
Doctor :   what measures have you taken till now?
User :   i have a belt that i have to wear whole day
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and doctor told me no to sit on floor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You need Physiotherapy back strengthening exercises that you have to follow at least for 6 months
User :   ya i have an exercises going on but it is not making any differnce
Doctor :   It needs to be done for a prolonged period as the back muscles need time to strengthen.
Doctor :   The recovery depends on how long and how efficiently you exercise.
User :   but for how long??
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