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Management of lower back pain and lower limb weakness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello
User :   I am 28 years old and suffer from lower back pain despite a balanced diet and regular excercise
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, gender, height and weight?
User :   the pain is intermittent and happens usually at bedtime, i am fine by the morning
User :   28, female, 5.3 feet, 51 kgs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does it go into your legs ? Is there any tingling and numbness in the back?
Doctor :   Or in the legs
User :   no pain in th elegs but yes, i do feel weekness in my legs. i usually attribute that to gymming
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you take Complete Bed rest for a few days, try to sit in ergonomically designed chairs
Doctor :   You should also try to sleep on a firm surface
Doctor :   Your chair should give you more support to your lower back
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