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Feel some of uncomfortable while resting back on a chair. Is it muscle spasm? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:Hi
User:Hi
User:I am XXXXXXX
Doctor:How are you?
User:not 100% ok.
Doctor:How can I help?
User:last week while i was riding my 2-wheeler my pilion seater was carrying some wooden box, this was touching my back. after this incident i feel some of uncomfortableness while resting back on a chair.
User:after this incident i feel some sort of uncomfortableness while resting back on a chair.
Doctor:does the pain travel to the legs ?
User:No
Doctor:any kind of numbness or weakness in the legs?
User:I feel this only at a particular part of my back (almost middle)
User:no numbness
Doctor:I think its a muscle spasm XXXXXXX
Doctor:probably due to the muscle injury
User:i don't have problem while standing or sleeping
Doctor:Thats ok
Doctor:what you can do is use a small cushion to support your middle back
User:only when that particular point touches the chair i feel uncofmortability
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:its possible that the injury was at that point only
Doctor:thats why
Doctor:the way to deal with that is hot fomentation
Doctor:This you can do with hot water bottle/electric heating pad
User:can u explain it
Doctor:Also, use a small cushion to support your back
Doctor:Should I call you Pradeep?
User:hot fomentation
Doctor:yes
User:I also do yogasanas
Doctor:use a hot water bottle and fill with really hot water
Doctor:cap it tightly
Doctor:Apply where you have the pain
Doctor:You can get it at a chemist
User:ok
Doctor:You can continue the yoga
Doctor:Its not a problem
Doctor:since its only a spasm
User:thanks
Doctor:Also, if there is a lot of discomfort
Doctor:apply volini spray
Doctor:at that part only
User:ok
Doctor:It will be ok in a few days
User:what should i get from chemist? hot water bottle?
Doctor:yes
Doctor:if you dont have one at home
User:ok.
User:Thanks
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:that's it.bye.
Doctor:Bye
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