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Diet, exercise and lifestyle changes to treat lower back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi gud evening
Doctor :   good evening
User :   my husband is having strong back pain towards left side
User :   his weight is 80 kg
Doctor :   ok
User :   he has this problem for past 5-6 years
User :   this pain is not frequent
User :   comes once or twice in the month
User :   but pain is severe
User :   he took x ray, mri ect three months before and consulted ortho
Doctor :   pls calculate the bmi from this link
User :   ok
User :   doctor told report is perfect
User :   no prob with the disc or anything
Doctor :   ok
User :   and told him to take certain exercises
Doctor :   ok
User :   due to the busy life actualy he doesnt get time for exercising
Doctor :   bmi
Doctor :   what is its bmi
User :   28
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   he should go for weight reduction
Doctor :   does he have any other health problems?
User :   and the pain is concentrated towards the left side of the back
User :   no
User :   no urinary problems
User :   how can be the pain relieved?
User :   will ayurvedic massage help him?
Doctor :   the main thing is to reduce weight
User :   ok doctor
User :   exercising and dieting?
Doctor :   first he has to cut down on all spicy oily and fatty foods
User :   ok
Doctor :   he should avoid refined foods like maida and sugar products
User :   ok
Doctor :   he should eat a lot of fresh fruits and veggies
Doctor :   also he should avoid rice and take phulkas
Doctor :   he should exercise regularly
Doctor :   1/2 hr cardio will help daily
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
User :   ok doctor
User :   why is the pain concentrated to the left side
Doctor :   he may have strained a muscle there
Doctor :   ask him to lie down on a hard bed
Doctor :   without pillow
User :   ok
Doctor :   he shoulsd also improve on his posture
User :   ok
Doctor :   does he sit for a long time infront of the computer?
User :   yes,he does
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we will send you a document on exercises
Doctor :   that can be done infront of the computer
Doctor :   he can also take physiotherapy
Doctor :   and back strengthening exercises
Doctor :   i also recommend a product called TOTAL LEAN
Doctor :   its a natural supplement which enhances weight reduction
Doctor :   2 tabs half an hour before breakfast
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot doctor
User :   good bye
Doctor :   please confirm your details
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