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Pain in the neck,treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   good afternoon sir
Doctor :   Good Afternoon.
User :   sir i am a computer programmer and i am suffering from neck pain?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   27yrs
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient- Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   since 4 months
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   single/55/5.6/No
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no only eye problem
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I suggest that you maintain a good posture at work.
User :   yes
Doctor :   You should sit in a straight backed chair with good arm rests.
Doctor :   your forearms should be well supported
User :   ok
Doctor :   when typing on the keyboard.
User :   i am doing exercise as per the doctor suggestion
Doctor :   While sleeping you should lie on a firm surface
Doctor :   without a pillow.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   You should continue the exercises
Doctor :   as advised.
User :   it relax for some times
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should also avoid driving a two wheeler.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try to drive for lesser time.
Doctor :   Not more than 2 hours at the most.
User :   but i have to ride cycle since i am doing job
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Try to restrict the ride duration atleast.
Doctor :   As it strains the neck muscles a lot.
Doctor :   Atleast for some time
Doctor :   say a few months.
User :   for some times
Doctor :   Do flexion, extension, rotations and side flexions.
User :   after doing exercise it is strains lessser
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   but if i donot do exercise it agains start
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   You need to constantly exercise atleast for 2-3 months continuolsly
User :   ok
Doctor :   for the neck muscles to strengthen.
User :   any changed in daily food / nutrients
Doctor :   Use any simple analgesic if the pain is uncontrollable.
Doctor :   Dont exert yourself when you have pain.
User :   ok doctor yet not prescribe for medicines
Doctor :   Take a simple analgesic like Meftal-spas or Combiflam
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   if the pain is unbearable.
User :   ok
Doctor :   There is no food restriction as such.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   ok, thank u sir?
Doctor :   We will also send you a document on more exercises
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok
Doctor :   please confirm your details.
Doctor :   are you there?
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