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Sharp back pain, difficult to turn during sleep, constant pain. Taken ibuprofen. Treatment?

I was doing some martial arts training and for the past few days i have severe pain in the lower right side of my back. its a sharp pain as a try to move around, find it difficult to turn when i sleep. the pain is constant. I think it may be muscular pain. ive taken ibuprofin twice but this has made no difference. It hurts a lot especially when i sneeze or cough . Any idea what it may be?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Jun 2012
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thanks for ur query
yes probably u have a pain of muscular origin b/c of muscle spasm probably paravertebral
u need to have the following----
1. a pain killer ibuprofen/ aceclofenac/ lornoxicam twice daily after food
if u have the gastric problem u may take tramadol
2. a muscle relaxant in the form of tizanidine 2 mg, thiochochicoside 8 mg or plain diazepam 5 mg thrice daily
3. hot compression over that area
4. ultrasound management by a physiotherapist
5. proper rest
6. if not reduced after 3-4 days do consult a physiotherapist for further management
thank u
Answered: Tue, 12 Jun 2012
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