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Treatment for cervical spondylosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I had cervical spasm in JAn...and the pain still persists
User :   i travel about 25 km up and 25 down
User :   everyday
User :   my dr. said that the journey causes the pain....
User :   what do u think..
User :   he suggested me to leave my job
Doctor :   You tell me the symptom and its cause
User :   but its nt very easy to leave job
User :   i have pain in the cervical area..from the neck extending to the right hand side of the back
Doctor :   the doctor is correct i would not suggest you to leave your job instead get to a place close by and that shall be able to help you
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Alternatively you cantry using the Cervical Collor
User :   i had to rent a room close to my office now
User :   not the cervical collar
User :   i cant breath with it
Doctor :   For Cosmetic reasons you mean
User :   no am a lil asthamatic
User :   as in i find it difficult to breath if i wear it
Doctor :   Well you will need to use the correct size and that shall help you
Doctor :   for teh same reasons
Doctor :   Since smaller or to big a size will lead on to the trouble that you have mentioned
User :   i think its correct size itself....but u knw wat am just 24 wearing a cervical collar in the offfice will not give a very good impressiona n may hamper my growth
User :   wat do u think
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   Well If you want to out weigh growth over your Health then it is your call
User :   24 F Call center executive..unmarried..63(approx)/ 5"3 yes
User :   yeah
User :   thats correct
Doctor :   Choice is yours
User :   yeah
User :   so Dr. wat are the precautionay steps...
Doctor :   Please get the MRI done for the Collor and then get it examined by the Doctor and if needed do use the Collor
User :   i left my home n now i stay in a rented room very close to my offfice
User :   ok apart from thatt
Doctor :   Other than strenuous movements of the neck and the Back that you need to avoid there are no particular things that you need to follow
User :   i shud mentin i take two pillows while i sleep...and that is coz i have breathing problem
User :   i cant breathe if i dont take pillows at all or if i take only one pillow
Doctor :   WEll you tell me your symptoms and the cause then you would you not avoid it
User :   am sorry i dint get that
User :   my dad has cervical u think its hereditary
User :   i sit for long hours ...may be even that will cause the pain
User :   is it
User :   ???
Doctor :   No there are no hereditary patterns in that
User :   ok
Doctor :   And sitting and wrong postures will lead to this conditio
User :   ok
Doctor :   please confirm these
User :   but i sit straight
User :   ..shud we take back rest while sitin
User :   yeah
Doctor :   We shall need to mail you the Document on the postures on sitting and the exercises that can be followed
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   no issues
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   i shall close the window and it will be picked up by one lady doctor
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