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Lower back pain after physical activity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a query for my friend
Doctor :   Ok
User :   He is suffering with lower back pain since last 2 days
Doctor :   Please proceed.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   He has started playing squash game since last 3-4 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he gets this pain when he does something after a long time
User :   like playing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you explain in detail about this pain?
User :   What I want to ask is whether he should continue playing or stop it
User :   it is lower back pain, feels like muscle pain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   let me ask him 2 min pls
Doctor :   Ok
User :   It is hurting him a lot, it is continuous pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the pain is so intense he can't move around?
User :   he can move around but it hurts
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does the pain radiate towards legs?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It could be muscle strain or spasm, sprains of ligaments.
User :   ok
Doctor :   He needs to rest for at least 2 weeks
User :   ohhh
Doctor :   Take some pain killers
User :   ok
Doctor :   When i mean rest, Not to do very excessive work.
User :   ok but daily activities can be done in normal manner
Doctor :   Yes, Should not bend to much or lift too heavy things.
User :   ok
User :   thank you Doctor
Doctor :   Stop playing the game for 2 weeks.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User :   Sure Doctor
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   thank you
User :   No
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