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Chronic back pain, moderate relief with physiotherapy and massage. Effective remedy?

Hello Sir I am Ashish and i am from delhi i am suffering from chronic backpain since few months but now after some rest physiotherapy iand massage i am feeling better but this pain is still irritating me at times i have a pain in my lower disc l4 l5 please suggest me the needful remedies to get rid of it as i am a marine engineer i need to get back to work soon
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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as you have chronic back pain you need to be investigated for slipped disc or sciatica.
you might need to be done ct scan of spine if your xray turns out normal.
you can take painkillers and apply ointment to alleviate the problem of pain.
you can do some back exercises you can be shown by the physiotherapist.
apply hot packs before you go to sleep it will give alot of relief.
avoid lifting heavy objects and bending alot
try to sit properly with your back aligned to the chair
use firm mattress when sleeping
hope to have helped answer your query
wish you a quick recovery.
Answered: Tue, 5 Feb 2013
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