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Pain in lower back and small swelling seems to be mechanical in nature. The surrounding muscles and ligaments may develop reactive spasm and pain.
1. Lie on hard bed
2. Taking muscle relaxants in combination with mild pain killers will help you.
3. Hot water fomentation to back 2-3 times a day and applying a local analgesic
gel on the affected area will also help in providing a relief.
- Interferential therapy (IFT) to your back will help you relieve the pain
5. Avoid driving, leaning forward, sitting for prolonged time or lifting heavy weights. These activities can increase your back pain
Hope this helps you.
Wishing you good health...
Dr Saurabh Gupta.