Lower back pain just above hips. Pain extending to thigh and calf muscle of both legs. Pain is more when getting up from sitting position. Not able to walk normally . X ray indicated scoliosis with slight straightening of spine and osteophytes at L5-S1
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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.
You need to take few physiotherapy sessions to lower down your pain first and than needs exercise plan depending upon your response.
At this age these changes are quite common but you definitely needs help from a good physiotherapist.
Needs a basic spine work up. Clinical and neuro examination, Bony quality status to r/o osteopaenia ,instability???, also symptoms more s/o claudication... Pls see an orthopedic or spine surgeon in the clinic.
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