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Chronic lower back pain, difficulty in walking the stairs, shortness of breath on exertion. No improvement with physiotherapy and analgesia. Had injury. Root cause?

A 49 year old AAAAAAA has been sick for 8 months with low back ache. He says he was injured back at work. His back ache has not improved with physiotherapy and analgesia. He has difficulty walking up and down the stairs and is breathless on exertion. what could be the cause of his problem
Asked On : Thu, 29 Mar 2012
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Good morning. If it is pain during decending stairs and no pain during climbing stairs it could be due to spondylolisthesis. If taking into age history of injury constant pain u need to be investigated. But ultimately your treatment is bed rest with ur back exercises. Thank u
Answered: Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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