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Having lower back issues. Unable to sit, stand, lay in one position for long time. Suggestions?

I have had lower back problems for some years, but permanently since last June. I have had weekly Osteopath sessions since October but wiithout improvement. I am unable to sit, stand or lay in one position for more than around 30 minutes before my lower back seizes. More recently, if stood still for a short while, my legs can be unstable when I first walk. I am 48, female and otherwise very healthy and of a healthy weight. Thank you
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
The symptoms you have described are likely to be related to a degenerative disc problem which is due to age related degenerative changes in the spine. Adequate rest, muscle relaxants and hot fomentation under the guidance of an orthopedician will help you.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist Baljeet Kaur's  Response
thanks for asking your query.
your back pain needs special investigation. because even after getting sitting with osteopath its not improving instead getting bad. so you should get x-ray done for your back- (x ray LS SPINE- AP & lat view). if the x- ray comes out normal then it must be some muscular problem with your spinal extensors (weakness, spasms) so you can take the help of a physiotherapist. Or if it shows something else then your treatment has to be done accordingly.
take care
wish you good health
Answered: Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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