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Lower back ache, posture related, excessive travelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   very good morning
User :   everyday i am travelling for 2 hrs in the evening
User :   for which am experiencing severe back pain
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   am 24 yrs old
Doctor :   What vehicle do you travel in?
User :   i travel in shuttle
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Where is the location of the backache, is it in the upper back or lower back?
User :   its the lower back
Doctor :   How long is this there for?
User :   mostly towards right
User :   been there for couple of months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you taken an X-ray for this?
User :   no not really
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you sit for long hours in the chair at your office?
User :   yup i do
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I suggest you to take an X-ray of the lower back
User :   hmmm ok
Doctor :   and visit an Orthopedician
User :   is there any exercises which might help
Doctor :   You need to lie down flat on your back every 2 hours for 10 min
Doctor :   Give adequate back support
Doctor :   You can use a cushion for your lower back at your office
Doctor :   a soft small cushion
Doctor :   It will help to a great extent
User :   sure
Doctor :   Keep your back straight always
Doctor :   Do not bend often, your back should be straight always not curved
Doctor :   when you lift something from the floor, bend your leg at the knee joint, sit down on the floor and then lift the object keeping your back straight
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you follow what I just said?
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   You can also keep ice packs locally
Doctor :   Do meet an orthopeadician
User :   yup
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
User :   yes there is
Doctor :   Please go aead
Doctor :   ahead
User :   am about 53 kg and 5 feet 3 inches
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i feel very weak
User :   i feel i lack stamina
Doctor :   Take adequate nutritious diet
Doctor :   Drink lot of fruit juices
Doctor :   Take B-complex supplements everyday
Doctor :   keep yourself free from stress
User :   you mean a b-complex tablet
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should be fine
Doctor :   Do not worry
User :   thank you doctoe
User :   doctor*
User :   that would be all
User :   thnks for the help
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   I will be available for your health queries if any
User :   sure
User :   :)
Doctor :   Bye for now
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