if you have localized back pain with
- no neurological symptoms like numbness, paresthesia, weakness in limbs etc, my advice is: - intensive physical therapy initially under supervision of a physiotherapist and then at home.
- avoid forward bending, lifting heavy weights etc
- take an analgesic like diclofenac or something which suits your body for 5-7 days
- take muscle relaxant for same time as analgesic to relieve muscle spasm
- ice packs at the site of pain, muscle spasm
- local analgesic spray can be used but no massage is required let me know how you are feeling. I will actually ask you to get x ray of involved region of spine (ap & lateral)
and send reports across to me so that I can advise further in a better manner. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
Avoid bending forward, sitting and lifting weight. Practice sitting vajrasan. Do yogasanas (bhujangasan, shalbhasan, makrasan, markatasan, chakrasan, kati uttanasan). Continue physiotherapy. Send your x- ray's and mri reports.
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