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Hello sir. I am 36 years male. I got back pain 05 months back. I visited ortho. He ordered mri pelvis and whole spine. Pls find the reports Impression: MRI OF PELVIS. : SMALL HYPOINTENSE FOCI ON T1W, T2W STIR IMAGES ARE NOTED IN THE HEAD OF THE LEFT FEMUR-SUGGESTIVE OF SCLEROTIC FOCUS (BONE ISLAND). : MINIMAL BILATERAL HIP JOINT EFFUSION SEEN. MRI OF WHOLE SPINE REVEALS : SMALL ANTERIOR MARGINAL OSTEOPHYTES AT MULTIPLE LEVELS : C 5/6 INTERVERTEBRAL DISC SHOWS DIFFUSE DISC BULGE INDENTING THE THECAL SAC WITHOUT OBVIOUS NEURAL foramina STENOSIS. Doctor told me no have any problem. He gave some pain killers. After one month again pain started from right quadrant lower abdomen rotating to back and left quadrant lower abdomen. Again I visited ortho. He suspected some thing wrong in my dorsal spine. He ordered dorsal spine mri. I have done dorsal spine. Pls find the report. MRI OF DORSAL SPINE : THICKENING OF LIGAMENTUM FLAVA AT D 10/ 11 LEVEL INDENTING THE THECAL SAC FROM posture LATERAL ASPECT ON BOTH SIDES. Presently my complaints 1. Pain in right quadrant rotating towards lower back to left quadrant lower abdomen. 2.both legs paining. 3. Mild fatigue. . Please advise what I need to do.
A Herniated disc also known as a slip disc or prolapsed disc and it refers to the problem where one of the discs located in between the bones of the vertebrae(backbone) gets damaged and stacks itself upon the nerves. The tender inner portion of the disc gets protruded over the outer ring. Herniated disc causes severe neck pain and back pain. It occurs when the outer ring gets weak and tears down. The most common symptoms include pain and numbness, especially on one side of the body. The pain extends down to the arms and legs. It worsens during nighttime. The muscles become weak. Overweight people are likely to have this disease, as the discs carry extra weight. Old people are vulnerable to a slip disc.
Effects of Herniated Disc:
- An untreated case of Herniated disc may cause permanent damage to the nerves.
- In certain cases, a Herniated disc is capable of cutting off nerve impulses to the "caudal equine"nerves, present in the lower back and legs. This leads to loss of bladder control or bowel control.
- Saddle anaesthesia is another long-term effect. Nerves are compressed by the slip disc, causing loss of sensation in the inner portions of your thighs, the back of your legs and surrounding the rectum region.
- Symptoms may improve or worsen.
Diagnosis of Herniated Disc:
Treatment or diagnosis of Herniated disc or slipped disc can be either conservative or surgical in nature. The nature of treatment is determined according to your discomfort level and the kind of pain you are experiencing, or how much the disc has slipped out.
- The pain caused by Herniated disc can be relieved by undertaking an exercise schedule, which includes stretching and strengthening the spine and its surrounding muscles.
- A physiotherapist should be appointed for recommending the types of exercises.
- Taking pain relievers also soothes the pain.
- Stronger medicines prescribed by doctors include-muscle relaxants, narcotics to deal with the pain, medicines for nerve pain such as "gabapentin" or "duloxetine".
- In case of the symptoms not subsiding within a span of six weeks, a surgery may be recommended by your doctor. The surgeon may have to remove the damaged part of the disc. This surgery is called a microdiscectomy.
Today ‘working’ usually implies sitting at a desk from morning to evening. While this may seem more comfortable than working in the fields, sitting at a desk can trigger a host of back problems. This is because sitting in the same position all day makes the spine bend forward and lowers the efficiency of the back muscles. Working at a desk not only strains your back, but also restricts your movements to typing on a keyboard and moving a mouse.
Once a back problem begins, it usually lasts a lifetime hence; here are a few tips to save your back.
- Get yourself a good chair: Your chair is crucial to your back’s health. Avoid the hard backed plastic chairs and pick a more flexible mesh backed office chair if you sit at the table for a long span of time. Ergonomic chairs may seem expensive, but are worth the expense in the long run.
- Stretch your muscles: Sitting in the same position all day, puts the muscles under stress and with time can constrict the muscles. Make it appoint to stand up every 30 minutes and stretch your back and sides. Also try rotating your hips and shoulders form time to time.
- Take a break: No matter how much work you have in front of you, take a break at the end of each hour. Taking even 2 minutes off out of 60 every hour can have a huge impact on your health. If you still feel guilty skip using the phone to connect with your colleague and walk over to their desks instead.
- Get a pedometer: Keeping a pedometer will help you track the number of steps taken in a day. Ideally, a person should take 10,000 steps a day to stay healthy. If you sit at a desk for majority of the day, take every opportunity you can to up the count on your pedometer. Go for a walk around your office after lunch or park your car a little way off from the office to create opportunities to walk.
- Take the stairs: As far as possible avoid escalators and elevators. Instead climb stairs for a quick workout. If your office is on the 20th floor, walking up may not be feasible, but you could get off the elevator on the 18th floor and walk up the remaining two floors.
- Eat healthy: Lastly, pay attention to what you eat. Avoid eating at the office canteen or picking up a bite at the coffee shop and carry lunch from home. This ensures that you eat a balanced meal. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a physiotherapist.
Hello. My daughter is 10 months old. After my cecerian am having heavy left shoulder pain with neck n back pain. I couldn't not control it. Please help me. Please suggest me. How t come out of it.
I have acl reconstructed . Post op 1 year. I have heavy pain to do strengthening exercises. And gym workouts. I want to play football. What can I do. I've been working and never concentrated much on knee strength before.
I am suffering from bone pain in my lower limbs and no biochemical report favour for any cause. And X ray r normal. What should I do?
I am 21 years old girl. And I always face leg pain problems. And I am too weak I want to gain weight. What should I do?
- low body mass index
- low bone density
- previous fracture
- cigarette smoking
- alcohol consumption
- family history
- low dietary calcium and vitamin d intake
- prolonged bed rest or physically inactivity
- certain medications like steroids and anti-thyroid drugs
- certain illness like rheumatoid arthritis, hyperthyroidism etc
I am getting severe pain under the back part of my neck. Even I am unable to move my head freely.I am suffering from thyroid under7.99 level due to over weight of 71 kgs.Please give a suggestion whether I have to consult a gynic or orthopedician now
I fall from riding bike on right arm then left arm sliding about 5 metres later I couldn't lift right arm even half of shoulder height as there is pain in shoulder I also did xray but it was ok and doctor said it is muscle problem you have to go to physio when I go to physio he said to take rest for a weak later I can lift half of shoulder height easily but not fully to shoulder height as now it has been 15 days but problem is there.
The lower back or the lumbar area is the region that lies right below the rib cage. Pain in the lower back is usually a result of persistent muscle spasms that make it a chronic pain. While many people suffer from this kind of pain at some point at the other, there are few who actually take up exercise as a long-term solution to deal with the pain. A proper exercise schedule and regular yoga can actually strengthen your lower back and help it support the spinal cord in a better manner. Also, most orthopedic specialists recommend constant movement to alleviate the painful symptoms of lower back pain. Do go through this list of exercises to find one that suits you.
- Partial Crunches: This one requires you to lie down, prop your knees up with your feet firmly on the ground and your hands behind your head. Now bring your body partially up and stop shy of doing a full on sit up. This will help in relaxing the muscles in the lower back, to a great extent.
- Hamstring Stretches: Get on your back and prop up one knee. Take a towel and loop it under the ball of your other foot. Now lift and hold as you press your foot into the towel, to gradually relieve some of that stress as it plays on your lower back.
- Ankle and heels: The classic ankle pump involves lying flat on your back and stretching your feet before you begin to move your ankles in an up and down motion. Repeat it ten times for each set. You can combine this exercise with the heel slide where you have bend and straighten your knee ten times each, in the same position as you lie flat on your back.
- Wall Squats: While actual squats can be painful if you are suffering from lower back pain, you can take the support of a nearby wall for squats that will work the muscles in a more soothing manner and give you a good workout at the same time.
Touching your toes, running on the treadmill, sit-ups and other forms of intense exercise that make the back work too hard should be avoided if you are suffering from lower back pain.