Knee heel back pain

Hi Doctor My mum has knee osteoarthritis and diagnosed heel spur recently. She has been suffering from severe back ache for the last couple of days. Although she has a high pain tolerance she is currently struggling to cope with the situation. Do you think you would be able to help address her pain? Any help would be be greatly appreciated Doctor. Thanks. Nishant
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
Hello...osteoporosis occurs in menopausal age group , back pain is common complaint in elders... Give her pain killers for time being... At least x ray is required to know the cause for back pain .if she is heavy , that could cause back pain and osteoarthritis, paraspinal muscle spasm could cause this ... Consult orthopedic surgeon bwith x Ray.
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