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Pain management for back pain while walking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Back Pain
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i helpyou
User :   I have a problem with my back
User :   lower back hurts ..
Doctor :   ok since when you had this problem?
User :   2 weeks
Doctor :   Is the pain staying or is it moving down into the legs / elsewhere
User :   no ..
Doctor :   are you hurt?
User :   no.. nothing in particular
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   28; Employed; xxxxx; Married
Doctor :   what is yoiur occupation
User :   work for an xxxxx
Doctor :   When did you join the software industry
User :   5 years now
Doctor :   were you normal before 2 weeks
User :   yeah
User :   was normal .. my work involves no physical activity
Doctor :   do you have wrist pain/neck pains/ redness in eyes
User :   nothing in particular
Doctor :   How long can you sit without hurting the back
User :   Doesnt hurt when sitting only when i walk and get up suddenly
Doctor :   Do you have any problems during urination or at stools
Doctor :   are you there xxxxx
User :   no nothing as such
Doctor :   ok
User :   hurts when i walk .. the most
Doctor :   How long can you walk without pain
User :   used to swim about 8 months back ..
Doctor :   Does it pass down the legs when you walkd
User :   no dont do it ..just walk for excercise in the morning for 20 mins
User :   no i havent felt tht passing down to legs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Most low back ache pains relieve with 3 to 4 days of bed rest
Doctor :   sleep staright without cushion
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can take a MOL tablet if you feel the pain intense
User :   MoL is the name of the tablet ?
Doctor :   Sit straight in your chair
User :   ok
Doctor :   select a good chair with no bends
Doctor :   I think it is mainly because of the work at the desk you do
Doctor :   you can get body massages and start with some exercises
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok any ayurvedic massage u mean
Doctor :   Do try it out for one week with good bedrest
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can go for that
Doctor :   or a simple massage with hot fomentation at house is fine early
Doctor :   Voveron gel is applied at the massage area
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else
User :   ok.. i will try that
User :   that will be all..
User :   thanks
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