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Having back pain after a travelling. How to overcome this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jul-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hello Doctor
User:XXXXX here
User:Last few months, I am engaged in continuous travel through car and i am feeling that i have a back pain problem at the end of every trip and continues upto 2 days. After which, strenght of the pain reduced and lies with very limited level. I would like to know the reason and treatment suggestions to over come this.
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:just crossed 30
Doctor:Long trips and abnormal posture causes mechanical pain and inflammation.
Doctor:The process is gradual and if no adequate rests is provided the pain and discomfort persists for a while.
User:Will this become a problem in future?
Doctor:Yes, these changes can have some effects on the spine leading to problems in the future.
Doctor:The weakness that you experience is also related to the pain.
User:What needs to be done to overcome this?
Doctor:These symptoms are the result of muscular spasms/strains on the connective tissue
Doctor:and in severe cases, vertebral disc issues.
Doctor:These symptoms are the result of muscular spasms/strains on the connective tissue
Doctor:They can over a period of time lead to chronic back issues.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:i am listening
User:I cannot avoid travel for next i year.
User:What measures i should take to overcome this?
Doctor:You need to involve in back strengthening exercises. Make sure you keep your weight under limits.
Doctor:When in pain give adequate rests.
Doctor:You can use back supports should there be a need to travel in pain.
User:Any specific equipment you recommend to use for this exewrcise?
Doctor:If the pain is troubling, then visit an orthopedic.
User:Ok Doctor
User:Thanks for the information.
User:I will visit suitable doctor
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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