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What can I do to reduce lower and upper back pain after falling down the stairs?

Hi my name is XXXX and I m having problems with my back. On October the 2 I had fallen 20 stairs and hurt my tail bone .it has been 3 weeks and it still hasn t gotten better. I do work and I am on my feet alot. But my lower and uper part of my back is very pain full. What should I do . I wanna work but it s hard to go through the pain could I of damage my back from falling down the steps and my back pain comes a gose .
Tue, 16 Jul 2019
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello,

The pain in your back is related to the local muscle injury in the area due to the fall. You need to take rest and start with oral anti-inflammatory pain killers in combination with oral muscle relaxants for relief.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Praveen Tayal, Orthopaedic Surgeon
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