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Back paiin

Suffering from back pain since 4 months, no exercise or physiotherapy treatment taken. Have consulted at Nanavati, Kokilaben Hospital they suggested Epidural Steroid Injection and Transforaminal Spinal Injection and Hinduja Hospital recommended oral medicine treatment. What is your opinion?
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Dr. Priyanka Bhati Faridabad | Physiotherapist
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Dear friend
First of all go for x-ray of lumbar back.
Than can you please upload the report and can be discussed further.
For now don't go for steroids.
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani Noida | Physiotherapist
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Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana -- Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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Dr. Chirag Dalal Mumbai | Orthopedist
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Hi. With the data given it seems you have a disc prolapse. If you are having tingling sensation or sciatica type symptoms then the above mentioned injections will be good. I hope you have got MRI done. It will be great if you could share your mri report.
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