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Having back pain due to disc bulging. Taking physiotherapy. Still the same. Reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:GE Doctor , This is XXXXXXX from XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:I had a Backpain in the last 10 Days and I am regurlaly doing Physiotheraphy as a outpatient near by home at K.R. Puram. But still the Pain is continuing
User:I did not took leave on earlier days.
Doctor:How did it start?
Doctor:Is there any history of trauma?
User:Now I took leave from today to sunday and taking rest and continuing . will this cure
Doctor:Was there any triggering factor like trauma, abnormal posture to cause the pain?
User:yes. It was started when I was in Uttrakhand in Oct 2009. I took MRI and the complaint was L3 & L4 - Extrusion- Disk Bulge and took medicine and theraphy and got allright.
Doctor:So, you are already diagnosed with prolapsed disc.
Doctor:Definitely, you need complete bed rest till the pain subside.
Doctor:Avoid back bending and heavy weight lifting.
User:Yes. Sorry it is not L3 & L4 it is L4-L5- The MRI LUMBNO SACRAL SPINE REPORT as follows. This is done on 10th Oct2009.
User:MRI of the Lumbosacral spain reveals subtotal disc extrusion at L4 -L5 . L5-S1 level with posterocentral disc bulge at this level.
Doctor:You need to consult a spine surgeon/Neurosurgeon for detailed evaluation.
User:I Noticed , During winter time the Pain was more. This time the pain was too much and moving down to my Left leg.
User:Do you have any Doctor nearby K.R.Puram or any place I can visit tomorrow .
Doctor:You can consider the option of Surgery like discectomy to get rid of this pain.
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User:Noted. But do you have any doctor whom I can XXXXXXX up
User:I will continue the physiotherpahy. Is it okay
Doctor:I am personally not aware of any spine surgeon in K R Puram. But, you can visit Manipal hospital.
User:Ok. Will Living Good have any hospital
Doctor:Right now, you need complete bed rest.
Doctor:Once pain subsides you can resume physiotherapy.
User:Ok. Thanks Doctor
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Wish you speedy recovery.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Ok. Thanks.
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