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Gap in L4-5, inborn tail bone causing immense pain. What treatment should be taken?

Hello Doctor, I am from India. I would like to know about the treatment for spondalysis. My eleder sister, who is 28 now, is having a gap between her L4 & L5 in her spine . She is also having inborn tail bone. She is suffereing from immense pain. Mostly in the morning, while getting up in the morning, we have actually help her to get her up from the bed. Pls help
Asked On : Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello Maddy
Following some precautions helps you in reducing your pain:
1. Alternate hot and cold fermentation.
2. Use hard bed to sleep, avoid pillow.
3. Apply anti-inflammatory gel gently to reduce pain.
4. Do regular physiotherapy and exercise by consulting you physiotherapist.
5. Avoid all long term sitting, standing and driving.
6. Avoid jerky movements of back.
I would suggest you to consult your doctor and by his advice do MRI of Lumber spine. Best treatment even surgery can be planned to stop the pain. But it should be done under the guidance of spine surgeon.
Best Wishes
Answered: Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Ahmed Elsheikh's  Response
hysiotherapy is best treatment for your case
program of treattment of cervical:
physical therapy 1_electro therapy cervical(ultrasound_interferrential current_TENS)
2_ hot pack
3_static exercis for strength muscles and stretch ex
4_lumbar TRACTION
with anti inflammatory medications
Answered: Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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