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Back pain radiating to calf muscles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 681 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi, I am 37 year old lady. I am having back pain and pain radiating towards calf muscles for the last one month. Took MRI, showing slightly PVID (L5 S1). They said it is in the initial stage. Bulged to both sides. Is there any exercise / asanas to strengthen the back muscles. If so please tell me.
Doctor :   Let me read it first
Doctor :   Yes there are exercises to strengthen the muscles
Doctor :   but it takes a long discusion for me to explain about them
User :   pls suggest me
Doctor :   and i need to ask you few relevant question too
Doctor :   What symptoms do you have now?
User :   only pain
User :   now 5 minutes will get over before can you tell me
Doctor :   are you able to walk and do your normal activities
User :   yes
Doctor :   Whre is the pain now
Doctor :   Our discussion about your problem may need more than 5 minutes.
User :   everything is written in the first para itself
Doctor :   See i have to educate you on certian things
Doctor :   and that can help you lead a quality life
User :   for suggesting one or two exercise you want more than this time
Doctor :   Look first I have to see whether it is good for you to exercise or not
Doctor :   because some execises cause more problems
Doctor :   When was the problem diagnosed?

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