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Suffering from lumber spine degenerative disc. Can it be cured? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:m suffering from lumber spine degenerative disc at L1-2 & L2-3
Doctor:Sorry about that
Doctor:I am sorry that you are suffering from this problem
Doctor:Please proceed with your medical query
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:ok . can i recover from this desease ? doctor told me that i cant recover but can take care utmost care.
User:age 31, male
Doctor:That is too early for you to develop this
Doctor:Please take calcium and vitamin supplements on a daily basis
User:i cant sit for a just five minute without back suport
Doctor:In my opinion, you must see a spine surgeon at the earliest
Doctor:Get an MRI of your lumbar spine done
Doctor:Please check if there is any surgical option for you
Doctor:In case, if the degenerative process can be fixed
User:had shown to spine surgeon about that he told that cant recover but can take utmost care
Doctor:All right
User:can u suggest some exercise ?
Doctor:I am sorry, I am unaware of the back exercises
Doctor:however, I think it is important for you to rest your back now rather than exercising
User:what advise you can give regarding this ?
Doctor:You could seek the help of a trained physiotherapist with regards to the same
Doctor:Bak rest
Doctor:A back support is also required
Doctor:Bo rapid and sudden movements of the back
Doctor:You must keep your back straight and erect and stable
Doctor:Do not move around heavily or lift heavy objects
User:ok . is it advisible to drive vehicle orto sit in auto rickshaw?
Doctor:It is better to travel in a four wheeler with good back support
User:can i do office job ?
Doctor:Yes, sure, you can
User:rather than marketing job . my profice job is of marketing
Doctor:It is advisable that you do not travel much
Doctor:Instead you can sit and work at a office on a daily basis
User:can u suggest whom i can get advice regarding exercise?
Doctor:You need to consult a physiotherapist for the same
Doctor:You can also post a query regarding the same on the portal here
Doctor:Would you like assistance on the same?
User:ok. any advice u can give?
Doctor:Please follow the measures that I suggested you earlier
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
User:ok doctor... thanks a lot !
Doctor:We shall guide you further on this
Doctor:Thank you too
User:bye !
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Take care
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