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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have a sharp pain near my back of my neck
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   SInce when is the pain
User :   this happens when I turn to left.
User :   I was going to gym for the past one month, and for the past 2 days I had not gone... and also had very less sleep.
Doctor :   ok
User :   may be due to my sleeping posture this pain has come.
User :   please let me know whether I can continue with my cardio exercises at gym today.
Doctor :   If you are doing only cardio ( Running, cycling, Ellipticals) then it is fine
Doctor :   The other muscle strengthening exercises should be better avoided for 1 day
Doctor :   especially the neck exercises
User :   can I do some of the loosening exercises, like rotating the neck, etc.

Doctor :   From the start of the pain it is better to avoid for 48 hrs and then resume
Doctor :   slowly
User :   I noticed this pain from today morning is it better to avoid for another 2 days

Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   You can apply the normal balms
Doctor :   for next one day
Doctor :   and from day after you can resume your exercises
User :   ok. I will take care as you have suggested
Doctor :   YEs
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
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User :   Thanks. thats all I had for now.

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