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Upper back and neck pain since 2 years. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   i m suffering from back pain.
User :   can u help me?
Doctor :   Sure I can
Doctor :   you feel the pain in the lower back or the upper back
User :   upper back
User :   i suspect,it's spondelitis.
Doctor :   do you have neck pain and pain along the shoulders
User :   neck pain
Doctor :   is the pain stationery (one spot) or does the pain move ?
User :   one spot
User :   & it started long back
Doctor :   if it is at one spot and there's no pain in moving your shoulder back and forth, it
User :   2 yrs back
Doctor :   is unlikely that it is spondilitis
Doctor :   have you seen any specialist for this in the past ?
User :   yes.
User :   8 months back
Doctor :   what did he say and rcommend ?
User :   he gave me some medicine....i didn't continue the treatment.
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   26 yrs. working as Associate software engineer.
User :   single
Doctor :   How long you have been in this profession
User :   6 months
Doctor :   Previously what were yo udoing
User :   studying in an engg college
Doctor :   Do you spend much time near the comp
User :   yes
User :   but the pain started before i started my job
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   But might be your work increased the problem
User :   could be a reason..
Doctor :   It could be a reason
Doctor :   But i wanted to know the treatment given by the pr docotr
User :   can i have your nmbr,for further contact..
User :   i need to attend a meeting
Doctor :   ok login again
Doctor :   no problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   thank you
User :   ---------------------------
User :   hi
Doctor :   yes
User :   have u read the previous chat?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Neck pain
User :   yes
User :   i didn't take the things seriously.
User :   so i don't remember the prescription of previous doctor..
Doctor :   I think you have to follow sme desk side neck exercisess
User :   how do we do that?
Doctor :   During the work you can perform these exercises
Doctor :   take frequent breaks
Doctor :   for every 45 min
User :   when i turn my neck backwards,it pains a lot..
Doctor :   ok
User :   should i do the exercise.
Doctor :   yes
User :   it seems,it has start bending.
Doctor :   google some neck exercises at desk and you will get
Doctor :   beneficial;
User :   should i apply the support belt to keep the joint intact?
Doctor :   you can do that too
User :   thanks a lot..for your time
User :   & precious advice.
Doctor :   ok
User :   do u suggest me to go 4 medication?
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   once get to a doctor and follow his advice too
Doctor :   it is most essential
User :   ok
User :   i 'll do that
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