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Lower Back pain

I have frequent back pain. Had MRI of lumbar spine and the report information dehydration in the L4-L5.. Offlate having joint pains. Pain id throughout the day and not supporting in walking/ running? Require your advise on the doctor to refer and and few referred it as arthritis? Is it correct?
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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
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Ensure that you maintain an appropriate posture while working or sitting or walking....Take frequent stretch breaks and drink lots of water...Discontinue using pillow while sleeping straight...Do not lift heavy objects, especially after bending down....Eat a healthy wholesome meal which should satisfy your minerals and proteins requirement...take over the counter pain medications.. Consult nearest orthopedic surgeon they will do the needful.
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Dear Sir You have to consult a Neurosurgeon first to rule out Spinal Problems causing this pain
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Sharath Kumar K N Mandya | General Physician
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Hello, it you have got any investigations,, please attach the report, helps us to give suggestions. Here are some suggestions on low backache Low back pain is caused by injury to a muscle (strain) or ligament (sprain). Common causes include improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, fracture, ruptured disk, or arthritis.Often, the only symptom is pain in the lower back.Most low back pain goes away on its own in two to four weeks. Physical therapy and pain relievers can help., for muscle strain and sprain. Avoid lifting heavy weight, sit, stand and walk straight, you can do back strengthening exercise to prevent backache, Consult physiotherapist.
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