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Low back pain with swelling, medication and physiotherapy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2009
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User :   Hi,

Tell me about the back pain remedy
                                                  
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi, sir
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   My wife has a severe back pain
Doctor :  
Can you please explain in detail?
User :   she has swelling in the back
User :   we have taken MRI scan also with consultation of Orthopaedic surgeon
User :   the report is fine, doctor advised not to bend and advised to take Ultracet whenever pain is more
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   this was done a year back
User :   When ever she walks or has a long journey in two wheeler, she gets more pain
User :   she is 27 years old
User :   sir
User :   r u there
Doctor :  
Yes
Doctor :  
I am here
Doctor :  
Did the swelling start first or the back pain?
Doctor :  
are you there
Doctor :  
Hello let us continue on chat
User :   sir
User :   sorry for waiting
Doctor :  
yesh
Doctor :  
pl go ahead
User :   swelling was first
Doctor :  
Ok what is its size?
User :   might be due to overstrain
Doctor :  
What was Doctor's opinion about the swelling?
User :   its size, it was like bulge
Doctor :   Where is it?

User :   in the back, below the spin
User :   she gets swelling on the legs also
Doctor :  
WHat is her occupation , height and weight
User :   she is housewife, 5' 9" and weight 90 kgs
Doctor :  
What did the doctor say about the swelling and the back pain?
User :   we consulted a year back, doctor advised not strain
Doctor :   Did it increase since then?
User :   no
User :   swelling is now
User :   it started a 10 days ago
Doctor :  
so are you bothered more about the swelling now?
User :   about the pain
Doctor :   Did the pain increase or only the swelling?
User :   she could do not walk or stand
User :   pain is more
User :   Is it advisable to take more pills like Ultracet
Doctor :  
Look most important for her now are these
User :   tell me sir
Doctor :  
1) Immediate bed rest for 48 hours,
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Get up only for bathroom
User :   ok
Doctor :  
2) Put the Hot fomentation with VOLINI kind of gel
User :   ok
Doctor :  
The bed should be firm and she has to sleep straight on back
User :   ok
User :   one thing sir
Doctor :  
3) Take the pain killer only if it pains after the VOLINI gel fomentation
User :   sir
Doctor :  
4) Is she able to urinate
Doctor :  
hold the urine
User :   yes
Doctor :   Let her not even sit

User :   not to sit where
Doctor :   anywhere
User :   ok
Doctor :  
she is complete allowed to rest on bed
Doctor :  
The swelling will reduce in 2 to 3 days
User :   which is the best pain killer
Doctor :  
and then going to doctor is the right way
Doctor :   Take the same Ultracet
Doctor :   not liberally
User :   is it harmful sir while taking more
Doctor :  
but only when she has the pain
Doctor :   First is Bed rest and cold packs
Doctor :  
Put the Ice cube on the swelling
User :   ok
Doctor :  
for 10 minutes each time for 4 times a day
Doctor :  
let the swelling subside
Doctor :  
keep applying the VOLINI gel
User :   is it ok apply volini spray or moov spray
Doctor :   yes
User :   why this happens
Doctor :  
Ice cube next, volini gel, next Ultracet and if not controlled even after that, take to hospital
User :   ok sir
Doctor :  
There are several reasons
Doctor :  
First I have to know the cause
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Weak muscles, poor posturing, No physical exercise, Obesity, family history
Doctor :  
all these contribute
User :   ok
User :   can u give ur mail id sir,
User :   after doing these things, I will report it to you
Doctor :  
You can chat here 24/7
Doctor :  
and take the help of Doctor
Doctor :  
I may not be available 24/7
User :   ok sir
Doctor :  
but everyone can assist you
User :   can I chat about my problems
User :   sir
Doctor :   Do you mean now?

User :   yes
Doctor :  
Yes you can
User :   I am a physically handicapped person, where I cannot walk, my locomation is by crawling
User :   I am 37 years old
User :   my profession is DTP
Doctor :  
ok
User :   my weight is around 78 kgs
User :   4 years ago I had more pain on my right shoulder
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I had been to the doctor, he examined, he diagnoised as arthritis on shoulder
User :   it is due to more crawling
Doctor :  
Yes it can happen
User :   he advised not to take more strain
User :   I am the only bread earner of my family
Doctor :  
ok
User :   I cannot hold even 1/2 kg on my right hand, it gets shivering
User :   I am also advised to take Ultracet
Doctor :  
ok
User :   Is there anyway to be normal
Doctor :  
I understand your problem
User :   Right shoulder has severe pain
Doctor :  
The problem you have can be arthritis
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and you get it because of overuse of that particular joint for crawling
Doctor :  
Now you have to think logically and avoid using that joint and instead help yourself
User :   My left hand and shoulder is fine
Doctor :  
The occupational therapist can help you with some exercises
Doctor :  
how to use the other ones and reduce the strain on the rt shoulder
User :   like
Doctor :  
and there are certain exercises that help to build the muscle strength on the rt shoulder joint
User :   how can I do
User :   Is there any tablets to get strength to muscles
Doctor :  
unfortunately not
User :   ok
User :   where can I have the occupational therapist
User :   Is there any advice for me
Doctor :  
Do you mean good occupational therapist
Doctor :  
I think it is better to go to Bangalore medical college, Department of Physiotherapy
Doctor :  
which is near for you and cheap
Doctor :  
In fact your wife also needs physiotherapy along with orthopedics consult after she gets well
User :   ok
Doctor :  
If you wish to go to private clinic
Doctor :  
WWW.WWWW.WW User :   ok
Doctor :  
Premji Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Center

First floor#137/3,Ramaswamy Palya,
Kammanahalli Main Road,
Bangalore-0000
Karnataka, India
Mob:+91 0000 0000
+91 0000 0000
Doctor :   I think M.S. Ramaiah shall be of help to you
Doctor :  
hospital*
User :   ok
Doctor :   You have to go for 2 to three sessions and then you can do exercises on your own
Doctor :  
at home
User :   ok
Doctor :  
This applies to your wife also
User :   ok
User :   Is there any pills advising from you apart from ultracet
Doctor :  
Do not rely on pills, always hot fomentation, ice packs, Gels, rest are important
Doctor :  
and they do not have any side effects
User :   for severe pain
Doctor :   You can take ACENAC P
User :   ok
User :   is it a pain killer
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
Did you follow what I say?
User :   is it for us both
User :   yes
Doctor :  
yes
User :   Thank you very much for the advises
User :   How many consultations can I have ?
Doctor :   When?
Doctor :  
This is in fact a 60 minute period
User :   ok
Doctor :  
so you can have 3 sessions for 60 minute
User :   is it today or anyother day
Doctor :  
Only today
User :   If we need for anyother consultation we have to pay
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :  
yes
User :   thank you very much,
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :  
Bye for now
User :   bye
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