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Tips and physiotherapy to reduce back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i am having back pain since last 3 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 25, gender male, Occupation Computer operator, Location: Cochin India
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am single and dependent
Doctor :   have you taken any treatment for this?
User :   ya a lot
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you gotten an mri done?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   its not the problem with a bone
Doctor :   do you sit for long hours
Doctor :   before a computer
User :   ya i do
Doctor :   ok
User :   for 2 hrs continously
Doctor :   ok
User :   then a break for 15-30 mins
Doctor :   i will suggest a few tecniques to take the strain
Doctor :   off your back
Doctor :   firstly you should sleep on a firm surfact
Doctor :   surface
User :   ok
Doctor :   try to use an orthopaedic pillow
Doctor :   thats available in markets
Doctor :   also take frequent breaks
Doctor :   from in front of the computer
Doctor :   every 1 hr
User :   ok
Doctor :   for 5-10 min
User :   ok
Doctor :   also position your hands infront of the keyboard well
Doctor :   give support to your fore arms
Doctor :   always try to maitain an erect posture
Doctor :   at all conditions
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can take some physiotherapy exercises
Doctor :   to strengthen your back muscles
User :   ok
Doctor :   once the pain is gone
Doctor :   also try to practice yoga if possible
User :   ok
Doctor :   we will also send you a document on exercises
Doctor :   which you can do
Doctor :   sitting before the computer
User :   ok
User :   may i know with whom i am chatting with
Doctor :   'Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000 Please confirm your details
User :   yes its right
User :   where r u from
Doctor :   we are bangalore based
User :   ok
Doctor :   if the pain doesnt subside you may have to consult an orthopaedician and get an mri done
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   i have already consulted an orthopaedician and he told that is your muscle which is having the promblem and it can be done through general medicine
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya i have filled it
Doctor :   then the back strenthening exercises
Doctor :   will help you
Doctor :   you can consult a physiotherapist
Doctor :   for exercises
User :   ya i will do that
User :   can u recommend some
Doctor :   exercises?
User :   physiotherapist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as we are bangalore based
Doctor :   we dont have a database in Cochin right now
User :   ok
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Doctor :   it could be helpful
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if it is bangalore
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User :   ok
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area in bangalore
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no more for now
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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