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Back pain, lower back

Its been more than 2mnths.whenever i wake up in d mrning.i hv dis pain in my lower back n i cnt bend for 1-2 hours and then slowly the pain gets lesser.bt still it's there the whole day.and i hv to sit constantly on chair in my Ofc for like more than 10hrs.so it gets worse.what kind of specialist doctor i shud consult?
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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You may be able to avoid back pain or prevent its recurrence by improving your physical condition and learning and practicing proper body mechanics.

Exercise. Regular low-impact aerobic activities — those that don't strain or jolt your back — can increase strength and endurance in your back and allow your muscles to function better. Walking and swimming are good choices. Talk with your doctor about which activities are best for you.

Build muscle strength and flexibility.Abdominal and back muscle exercises (core-strengthening exercises) help condition these muscles so that they work together like a natural corset for your back. Flexibility in your hips and upper legs aligns your pelvic bones to improve how your back feels. Your doctor or physical therapist can tell which exercises are right for you.

Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight strains back muscles. If you're overweight, trimming down can prevent back pain.

Use proper body mechanics:

Stand smart. Maintain a neutral pelvic position. If you must stand for long periods, place one foot on a low footstool to take some of the load off your lower back. Alternate feet. Good posture can reduce the stress on back muscles.

Sit smart. Choose a seat with good lower back support, armrests and a swivel base. Consider placing a pillow or rolled towel in the small of your back to maintain its normal curve. Keep your knees and hips level. Change your position frequently, at least every half-hour.

Lift smart. Avoid heavy lifting, if possible, but if you must lift something heavy, let your legs do the work. Keep your back straight — no twisting — and bend only at the knees. Hold the load close to your body. Find a lifting partner if the object is heavy or awkward.

Consult Orthopedician...

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Dr. Hithysh BM Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello ankylosing spondylitis should be ruled out consult orthopedician for further evaluation and treatment.
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