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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I am suffering from backace
Doctor :   Since how long?
User :   2 yrs
Doctor :   Is it upper or lower back?
User :   upper
User :   and now legs also stars paining all the time
Doctor :   Is it middle or side of the back?
Doctor :   I mean one sided?
User :   both isde
Doctor :   When does the pain increase and when does it decrease?
User :   during night it incresase and when i woke i can feel the pain
Doctor :   What is your age, occupation?
User :   service 34 yrs
Doctor :   Are you sleeping in proper posture?
User :   i have 2 scissors and anethisis in my spinal
User :   folding legs i generally sleep
Doctor :   Any tests , doctor advce taken yet?
User :   yes i gone for test nad pysitherapy 2 injection and medicine 1 yr back
User :   but the pain shifted to up from there
User :   near spinal and upper side in back generally pain remains all the time
Doctor :   Did you follow up in between with the doctor?
Doctor :   Did not the doctor ask for a follow up once in 3 months?
User :   lastly doctor advice me exercise and i had not foolwed up when the pain shifted
User :   no
Doctor :   Actually these chronic pain need constant follow up with doctor for retesting once every 3 - 4 months
Doctor :   The should be along with physiotherapy
Doctor :   An occupational therapist can come into picture
User :   but i am in service it is not possible for me to go for physitotherapy
User :   as timmimg clash duing office hours
Doctor :   I totally understand, but that is the definite way of managing this
Doctor :   You can in fact ask for a home visiting physiotherapist
User :   what shoul i do now how can i get relief
Doctor :   Get retested by doctor, look out for home visiting physiotherapist
User :   ok
Doctor :   Visit an Occupational THerapist how can you work without stretching
Doctor :   and pain less
User :   ok thanks
User :   1 more thing pls
Doctor :   Yes
User :   who is occupational therapist
Doctor :   Occupational therapist are the ones, who will help a person with chronic pains, how to work without progressing the disease, how to reduce the pain while at occupation
Doctor :   with certain postures, exercises
User :   is occupational therapist available in general chambers
Doctor :   No
User :   where i will find?
Doctor :   You can ask the physiotherapist
Doctor :   whom you consult
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   or the Orthopedician whom you consult
Doctor :   in your city
User :   good day sir thanks a lot
Doctor :   Pleasure here
Doctor :   Thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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