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Severe back pain, pain in left leg, swollen foot, difficulty in walking. Cure for symptoms?

Hi, iam Harsha!! My problem started with severe back pain (left lower back) a couple of months ago ,when I was lifting some weights in the gym, now iam getting severe pain in my left leg ,left back and totally the nerve in the left leg and often swolling in the left foot. And almost coudn't walk sometimes ! At first I neglected but now the problem is worsen.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hi ,
Thanks for posting your query.
From description , it seems you might developed muscular or ligamentous strain over back.

I would suggest getting this evaluated by an orthopedician for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management.
Meanwhile following measures will help with the pain
• Lie on a hard bed.
• Anti -inflammatory drugs like Tablet Motrin 1 tablet as and when required
• Avoid forward bending.
• Avoid strenuous activity & lifting heavy weights.
• Apply diclofenac gel on the affected area. Warm compresses will also help.
Hope this will helps you.
Warm regards
Dr Saurabh Gupta
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Answered: Tue, 14 May 2013
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