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Back pain since 13yrs. Was in control by doing simple back bending exercises/asanas lying on stomach. Met many orthopaedic doctors in reputed hospitals . Got X-ray , ct scan done . MRI lumbar sacral spine reveals spondylytic changes with L5-S1 intervertebral diffuse disc bulge compressing thecal sac & causing mild narrowing of the neural foraminae. Also suffer from constipation inspite of very healthy diet full of fruits , vegetables chappatis . Sleep 2 hrs after dinner. I avoid maida in diet. Wt 68kg (presently 66kg). Ht 5'7". Presently back ache under control by exercising 45 mnts daily for 20dys a month approx. Nature of work such that have to sit 2-3 hrs in one stretch. Whenever I miss exercise for 2-3 days problem starts. Is there any other permanent treatment so that dependency on exercise can be done away with.
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Dr. Deepak Tamrakar (PT) Raipur | Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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There is no permanent cure except doing exercise daily.
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Saurabh Bhalla Delhi | Occupational Therapist
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Namaste, a permanent solution to your concerned problem is there. it depends upon which type of exercises you are doing as per the description provided by you, it seems that you are engaged in stretching exercises and mobilization exercises only. i would recommend you to please start off with strengthening of your back musculature. which will help in reducing the weight which is being transmitted to the Spine and compressing on nerves. Your second query relates to constipation , for that i recommend you to add a bowel softener to your diet once you are through with the dinner add modest amount of water to your diet so that it helps flushing your digestive tract.
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Please consult physical / Occupational Therapist and start with strengthening exercises for lower back muscles and increase the fiber and water in your diet.
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Dr. R Murali Coimbatore | Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
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Greetings, sorry to hear about your pain which has not settled inspite of multiple approaches. 

What are you following is OK, but does not solve the purpose.

Your muscles are undergoing stiffness,  hence doing stretching ex for couple of back muscles including hamstrings will solve the issue initially. 

Avoid siting for more than 30 minutes,  just break the long sitting cycle. It will help on a long-term basis.

Severe dehydration is also one of the reasons you get back pain, hydrate your body by drinking lots of water and fruit juices.

Following these will help in short term and long term as well.  For further inputs just or concerns contact me.

Wishes for a quick recovery.

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Dr. Vishwas Virmani Noida | Physiotherapist
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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.
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Dr. Gaurav Sawhney Chandigarh | Orthopedic Surgeon
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Regular exercises and good posture all the way to go for chronic low back pain and lumbar spondylosis. There is no medication which can match the effectiveness of these.
You may try is a supplement available by the name of Al- Sody as it is supposed to help in disc degeneration.
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