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Treatment for spinal cord injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i need a orthopedic
User :   i have pain at the back of my neck
Doctor :   ok
User :   middleback and low back
Doctor :   ok
User :   more pain at the back of my neck
Doctor :   Did it start early in the morning
User :   all night
User :   and lightly at day time
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it first time
User :   yes
User :   i think the spinal cord of my neck
User :   upper spinal cord
Doctor :   Do you have vomiting
User :   no
User :   what can be the cause
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   any spasms in the back
User :   is it due to sleeping
User :   please explain meaning of spasms
Doctor :   are yu able to carry out the routine activities
User :   yes
Doctor :   any tightness in the back region
User :   yes
Doctor :   whats the duration
User :   its long time problem
Doctor :   are yu on any medications
User :   2 years now
User :   no
Doctor :   what medications are yu taking
User :   when i was working in office i developed this problem
Doctor :   did yu do any test or investigation
User :   no
Doctor :   whats your job
User :   i went to physeo
Doctor :   ok
User :   assistent manager
User :   now i do business
Doctor :   what did the physio said
User :   he said posture is problem
Doctor :   yes
User :   the spinal cord is bit bend in middle
Doctor :   because of the posture yu use
Doctor :   there can be pain
User :   how do i slove this problem
Doctor :   better yu take an x-ray
Doctor :   x-ray of back thats thoracic region
User :   ok
User :   more pain inneck back
Doctor :   and a proper sitting posture
User :   ok
Doctor :   because of improper sitting posture
User :   now i sit proper
Doctor :   the muscles can go to tightness
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the space between the bones will be reduced
User :   ok
Doctor :   then the cushing effect is lost
Doctor :   one bone can press on another
Doctor :   pain can worsen
User :   ok
User :   what is the solution
Doctor :   first take an x ray because its since 2yrs
User :   do i need a ortheopedic
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   home remedies include
User :   when i do massage i feel better
Doctor :   use relaxyl spray 2-3 times a day for 1 week
Doctor :   gentle massage will help and reduce spasms
Doctor :   use of calcium will help
Doctor :   yu can use calcium tablets once daily after food in the nite for 1-2 months
User :   ok
Doctor :   maintain proper sitting posture
User :   ok
User :   what about neck exercises
Doctor :   once the xray is done
Doctor :   we can find out the exact cause and act according to it
Doctor :   regarding neck exercises
User :   ok
Doctor :   not to over use neck muscles
User :   ok
Doctor :   turning the neck to right and left gently
Doctor :   front and back
Doctor :   cold packs on neck will help
User :   ok
User :   i will apply cold paacks
Doctor :   any tingling sensation in the fingers
User :   yes sometimes
Doctor :   numbness in the fingers
User :   yes
Doctor :   this can be due to
User :   hand pain
Doctor :   weakness of the nerves
User :   yes
Doctor :   or bone pressing the nerves
User :   not sure could be
Doctor :   better if yu go for an x ray of neck thats cervical region
Doctor :   to make the nerves stronger
Doctor :   or to regenerate
Doctor :   use of vitamin b12 tablets or injection is help ful
User :   ok
Doctor :   take plenty if green leafy veg
User :   alright
Doctor :   whats your weight
User :   64 kg
Doctor :   thats ok
Doctor :   try to aviod fatty foods
User :   ok
Doctor :   or reduce fatty foods
User :   ok
Doctor :   any more query
User :   will it be alright
Doctor :   yes once the x-rays done
User :   do i need a full back xray or only neck
Doctor :   the cause is found out
Doctor :   it can be treated accordingky
Doctor :   if x rays are normal nothing to worry
Doctor :   it would be just the muscle tightness/ spasms
User :   do i need a full back xray
Doctor :   x-ray of cervical region thats upper back
User :   alright
Doctor :   and x-ray of thoracic and lumbar region thats mid back
User :   ok
User :   i will do xray
Doctor :   nothing to worry every thing wil subside
User :   ok
Doctor :   if yu any query yu can ask ill give few medical tips
User :   ok
User :   on my pain
User :   on upper neck
Doctor :   ya yu can keep your both palms on the manidble region with little pressure
Doctor :   and gently turn to right and left
User :   o
Doctor :   mandible is nothing but lower jaw
Doctor :   this will improve the blood supply to the muscles
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the pain relief will be better
Doctor :   while sleeping how pillows do yu use
Doctor :   is the bed soft
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form
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User :   i use posture cure matress
User :   pillow is osft
Doctor :   thats ok
User :   pillowm is soft
User :   i use posture cure matress
Doctor :   while sleeping sleep in erect posture
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there any thing else i can help yu
User :   ok
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