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Long term lower and mid back pain issues. Using a special chair, tried all medications. What to do ?

I have had long term lower & mid back issues. The usual stuff.. bad posture is certainly a regular thing. I had a special chair put in at work with all the bells and whistles..this un-firtunately suffered a weld failure a week or so ago. I was in in at the time (I am 13 stone 5lbs). The pain is breathtaking and has been for about ten days now.... Targenact, co-codamol 50/500 and even Versatis 5% medicated plasters are doing little.... I really need to get back to work asap and would like some advice on what to do.
Asked On : Fri, 10 Aug 2012
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I think you should get a MRI of lower back done to see if there is disc bulge causing pinched nerve.
Generally in long term backache cases this is the underlying cause.

After MRI more appropriate treatment can be planned.

Answered: Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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