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Treatment for muscle spasm causing back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi, I am xxx and i used to sit approx 8 hrs in a day.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am facing backache from last 1 year.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   My pain is just above the hip and lower portion of back. I have some tummy, my waist is 34'.
User :   Age 28 years, weight 76 kg, height 5'8"
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, height and weight and whether you have any other health problems?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Even from last 8 month I changed my sitting position. now i am sitting straight.
Doctor :   Did you consult an Orthopedician or use any medication for this?
User :   no only, backahce, sometime stomach pain, once in six month...
User :   no i havent consult ortho doc
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you get an
Doctor :   X-Ray LS-spine AP and Lateral View
User :   I do exercise(surya namskar) daily to avoid more pain but still after 4 hr it slowly start.
Doctor :   and consult an Orthopedician.
Doctor :   I also suggest that you sleep on a firm surface and avoid a pillow under your head.
User :   I do exercise(surya namskar) daily to avoid more pain but still after 4 hr it slowly start.
User :   On holiday i dont face this problem.
Doctor :   You can also try keeping a rolled pillow underneath the hollow of your spine when sleeping on your back or in between your legs if you are lying n your side
Doctor :   You also need complete bed rest for 2-3 days and I suggest that you avoid sitting before a computer during that period.
User :   should i go for an Ultrasound Abdomen
Doctor :   The most common reason could be a muscle spasm but a disc problem should also be ruled out.
Doctor :   Does the back pain go to the front? Is there any burning in the urine?

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