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X-ray shows bone at the back slightly bent after twisting exercise, tingling in finger. Is it related ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good Morning Dr.
User:two months back, was doing twisting exercise and suddenly felt something moving here and there at my back. consulted ortho and he examined and said muscle issue.
User:he taught me couple of exercises.
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
User:some time feeling nothing, some time feeling the same thing at my back.
User:went for physio therapy for a week.
Doctor:Has the x-ray been done, for the back?
User:yes, ortho asked me for back xray
Doctor:Was it normal?
User:has done and showed him, he said nothing to worry and back bone is slightly bend
User:and back muscles are weak.
Doctor:It is good that the x-ray is normal
User:i don't have any problem when I do walking.
Doctor:Please go ahead with the physiotherapy
Doctor:The pain will definitely disappear
Doctor:continue to do the exercises
Doctor:It will take some time to heal
User:he said XXXXXXX 6 weeks.
User:but for me two months over, now that is the reason am worrying
Doctor:Sometimes, it will take up to 3 months to heal
Doctor:Please be persistent and patient
Doctor:It will heal
User:also for last one week, am getting kind of electric shock in my left hand small and ring finer.
Doctor:DO not stop doing the exercises as it may increase the pain
User:my profession is computer work.
Doctor:I am sorry, I am not aware of your age
User:42 now
Doctor:The tingling feeling is mostly because of the computer work
Doctor:I do not think it is related to your back
User:my question is these finger issue is because of my back?
Doctor:I do not think so
Doctor:The back and the finger issue are related
Doctor:For fingers to be affected, upper back and nexk region is to be affected
Doctor:Hope you are following me
User:one of my friend is saying, it may be disc issue
Doctor:It is possible
User:he is telling to go for mri scan.
Doctor:But a skilled orthopedician can only conclude on it
User:but my ortho did not talk about disc.
Doctor:First you will need examination by the orthopedician
Doctor:and only then we can decide on the MRI
Doctor:Why unnecessarily subject yourself to investigations
User:his name is XXXXXXX
Doctor:There is no hurry to do the MRI now
Doctor:IS he a doctor too?
User:s he is ortho
User:not my friedn.
User:the doctor i have visited when i got pain first time.
Doctor:Did Dr. XXXXXXX advise you to go in for MRI?
User:for these finger issues, can i consult with same ortho?
User:or should i go for any neurologist?
Doctor:Yes, that is perfect
Doctor:Review with the orthopedician first
User:for back, should i not life any heavy weight?
Doctor:Yes, you should not lift heavy weight or bend too much
User:can i do normal activity with the regular exercises?
Doctor:You can do that
Doctor:Do you have any more queries to discuss on?
User:how long should i do the exercises what Dr. taught me.
Doctor:You should do it for minimum 3 months
User:am doing long walk weekly thrice
User:ok, will continue the same.
User:thank you Dr.
Doctor:That is great
Doctor:Continue the same
Doctor:Thank you too
User:do u recommend any advice for my fingers
User:like exercises
Doctor:Simple ball exercises with soft cushion balls
Doctor:you get stress balls in market
Doctor:You may buy it
Doctor:And just press it, it will relieve the spasm caused by typing
User:ok, will do
User:was worrying about some vein issue
Doctor:It should clear up
Doctor:Nothing serious as long as I see it
User:thank u dr.
User:have a great day.
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Take cre
Doctor:Get well soon
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