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i am a badminton player.. i play at a state level...
i rested for a month without playing but i dint consult any doctor...
and after a month when i started playing in just 2 days i started getting the pain..
so i consulted a doctor...
i was advised that its just a muscle pain and he directed me to a physiotherapist.. who later suggested me few exercises to strengthen my back muscle...
so again i rested for a month and strictly following the exercises as well.. physio asked me to start playing now.. playing from 4 days now.. and i am kind of starting to feel the pain again now...
so i wanted to check on this.. as to is there any severe problem wih my back..
Was any tests performed - blood tests, X-rays or scans?
no tested were done.. the doc stretched my leg in all possible ways and i dint have any pain while he did that..
ok let me be little more precise ..
Let me brief you.
sure .. pls go ahead..
Some back pains are known to be recurrent.
The cause of recurrence cannot be predicted with evaluation.
I understand your doctors perfomed clinical examination and ruled out major conditions. However if the pain is persistent and worsening further it needs to be reassessed.
Now without an opportunity to physically examine you or review X-ray/scans
I will not be able to comment further.
At this moment, my suggestion will be to give it some more rest.
In some cases, more resting and continued physio takes care of the problem.
So my suggestion is to give it some more rest. Say for another 2-3 weeks.
oh ok... the problem is when i rest i will be fine..
If the pain starts again, get back to the doctor for re-evaluation.
mean to say...
while i play i don't feel anything..
Resting gives the muscles and ligaments time to heal.
The healing time depends on the severity of the initial insult which can only be predicted through investigations.
Further any acute insults during recovery delays healing.
So try resting further for few more weeks
and hope it improves.
If it doesn't get back to the surgeon for re-evaluation.
Have you followed what I said?
i prefer the XXXXXXX toilet.. so i find difficulty in standing straight.. i feel this only when i play .. when i rest i don't feel anything at all and will be completely fine...
Yes Doctor i understood what u suggested...
Since you find pain with posture changes, it indicates the healing is not complete.
but just hoping to hear that there is no major problem with my back...
As I said earlier, healing process can take time. This period is not standardized. Wait for some more time. If it doesn't improve, get it reevaluated.
Do you have any other questions?
ok let me rest for another 3 weeks and start playing again and see.. meanwhile should i go to the doc again or just continue with exercises that physio has advised.. ??
Continue with the exercise and measures suggested by the physio.
Follow up with the doctor if symptoms persist.
Any more questions?
no that's all i had..
thank u so much doctor..
Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
there is nothing major to be worried aabout.. ??
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