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Travelling by bike and having severe back ache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Nov-2013
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Doctor:Please go ahead with your query
User:hi doc
User:having severe back ache
User:travellin on bike has made matters worse
User:suggest me
Doctor:Immediate you should stop biking, travel by bus. In fact if there is Volvo service opt that
User:i am in the sales team and have no options
Doctor:Bus is better than car because they have better suspension
Doctor:Then you should opt for car
Doctor:or auto
User:any painkillers that can be taken at this moment?
Doctor:You can use tab COMBIFLAM
Doctor:and VOVERON gel over the area with hot pack
User:yeah try travelling on autos and car but need sollution of killing the pains
User:already having combiflam
Doctor:So the above tablet and application cream should bring in good relief
User:but still the pain persits
Doctor:Ok if the tablet does not help you should rest your back for 24 hours on the bed
Doctor:absolute bed rest
Doctor:to ease the muscle cramp
Doctor:If you take rest during the start of the pain it will ward off in few hours
Doctor:else it prolongs the healing
Doctor:If it pains, think as if the back is saying something to you
Doctor:listen to it
Doctor:and act
Doctor:Most of our muscles tend to stretch a lot
User:it seems as if its shouting at me
Doctor:but if it undue stress they cry
Doctor:and cause pain so that we listen
Doctor:to the muscles and rest
User:will sprays like relispray help?
Doctor:yeah but that is only temporary solution
Doctor:The muscle needs rest
Doctor:absolute rest
Doctor:Rest is when they do not contract or they do not have to work
Doctor:Back muscles are rested when you sleep on the back
Doctor:or left side
Doctor:on a firm mattress
User:on the ground would it be fine?
Doctor:with a soft and thin mattress
User:thanks a lot doc
User:would take a leave now
Doctor:Thank you for being here
Doctor:All the best and good health
Doctor:Bye for now
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