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Suffering from severe back pain, body stiffness. MRI of spine, hip joint shows focal edema. Treatment?

Respected sir,i am suffering from heavy back pain and stiffness in whole body from 2 years for that reason i have contact XXX they advise me go through various blood test and MRI OF LS SPINE AND HIP JOINT , MRI report shows -focal edema on iliac side of right SI joint.docter given me medicine for one month...i am taking it but not got relief thats why requesting you pl clear what it is and advice some thing. medicine taking these days are --saaz(2 x 1),salcal(vitamine D 1 x 1),indocap(sos). waiting for your reply.
Asked On : Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014

U might be suffering from ankylosing spondylitis.
According to ur MRI finding- AS is of grade1 or 2.
For diagnosis of AS- Radiographic presentation of sacroilitis is necessary.Beside this patient must exhibit 2 of the following 3 criteria-

1) LBP &stiffness=3 months with palliation by exercise &no relief with rest.
2)Limitation of lumbar spine motion
3)Limitation of chest expansion.

Ur doctor gives u NSAIDs, DMARDs. U also needs lifestyle modfication.
Answered: Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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Acupressure Specialist Dr. A.K.Sangal,M.D (Acu.&Mag.)'s  Response
advise u to take acupressure and magnetotherapy treatment from aspecialist in your area. however u may place south pole of med. power magnet to ypur back for half an hour twice a day for 10 days to reuce pain. feel free to contact for magnets and detail etc. if required.
Answered: Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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