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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i am working in a bpo as transcriptinist...i have this neck related problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the pain moving from the neck down to hands
User :   actually when i twist my neck i feel pain...mostly on the right side but sometimes on left side,,,pain not moving down to neck...but sometimes back pain upper and lower back
Doctor :   ok how long you have this prpblem
User :   not moving down to hands
User :   this neck pain this is there from the last 6 to 7 months
Doctor :   any pain near the wrists
User :   in between two times i met some docts and they gave pills for 1 week and at that time it get cured but after sometimes it again pain in wrists...
Doctor :   due to feel the neck is hard and stiff
Doctor :   after sometime of work
User :   especially when i sleep and get is more...and when i continuous sit near computer for 2 hours..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yo uhave to ride long after hours
Doctor :   of work
User :   no..i stay near by to my offce....hardly few yards...i just walk
Doctor :   I sincerely think this is repetitive stress injury at computers
Doctor :   it is most common in persons in IT and software companies
Doctor :   you have to follow some work station precautions
User :   ok what should i do for there any permanent solution
Doctor :   more for the neck pain you can use pain killers aling with hot packs at the neck area
Doctor :   a hot water bath after the work shall ease the muscles, relax them
Doctor :   I shall you a link what you have to do in work areas
Doctor :   what precautions to be taken
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   i never take cold water bath in my life...from last 10 years i am doing only hot water even in summer..but that is relieving the pain only for time being
Doctor :   This is thoroughly researched and applied
Doctor :   yes the hot water bath will relieve the spasms and do not work life long
Doctor :   it is only a temperory measure
Doctor :   I suggest you to take bath after the work hours
User :   yes i am doing that
Doctor :   and the work station guidelines given in the link
Doctor :   please go through it
User :   yes
Doctor :   try to follow them before it gets something serious
User :   would u suggest any pills
Doctor :   the pills have lot of side effects and can relieve you temperorilu
Doctor :   moreover you have taken enough
Doctor :   we have lot of patients on our portal with this problem
User :   you mean just by following workstating guidelines it will be cured permanently
Doctor :   yes most of the worries
Doctor :   are solved permanently
User :   okay
Doctor :   i am treating the cause
Doctor :   rather than the symptoms
Doctor :   it takes sometime to get adjusted
Doctor :   but its worth trying which i myself am trying
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with
User :   i am just reading this...but in my companing things are like fine..we have good infrastructu...chair adjustment and all we are doing fine..
Doctor :   go completely throuth the guidelines
Doctor :   ok and get back to me if any queries
User :   i do not have problems with chair and alll,,,and we also have a 10 mt..session every alternate in office where we have trainer and who comes and gives us some exercises,,,i am doing that ,,,,but still it is continuously there the pain
Doctor :   how is the wrist position
Doctor :   while typing
Doctor :   are you taking care of that
Doctor :   foot rest
User :   moreover this particular pain in neck is not troubling me like for any activities like turning my head,,,or moving head right left,,,,but only at one point on the back of my neck i feel pain
Doctor :   distance you have between the comp[
User :   foot rest and all there
Doctor :   i know everythingis provided but we dont care to use them properly
User :   its good distance
Doctor :   If you have to rule out other causes
Doctor :   we have to get an MRI done
Doctor :   what medications are you taking
Doctor :   now
User :   right now i am not taking any i said the pain is not i am just carrying on....but i feel it is something like chronic or it may lead to something..
Doctor :   if yoiu have the fear get the MRI done
User :   how much would MRI cost
Doctor :   6000/- rs
Doctor :   you can search from our website the costs
Doctor :   of the investigations
User : MRI compulsory..... a neck and back scan will not work
Doctor :   at the homepage
Doctor :   MRI is nothing but scan
Doctor :   as the problem lies in spine which is seen only in MRI
Doctor :   we can get it for discount
Doctor :   if you say our name
Doctor :   of healthcare magic
User :   okay
Doctor :   meantime you take DOLO tablets
Doctor :   if the pain is acute
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   ok
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