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Sacralization of L5-S1
Hi sir, my wife is diagnosed with sacralization of L5-S1 in XRAY of Lumbosacral spine. Her back pain is not frequent but when she feels the pain it becomes acute and unbearable. Please advice for proper treatment!
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani (PT)
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Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretchingstretch do the cat/cow avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation.
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This is not a big problem This may not cause a pain Please share the Clinical Examination Report / MRI Report for us to have a complete Idea
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Hi..along with xray ..need to clinically evaluate her..for proper diagnosis and plan line of treatment..so u may go to nearby physiotherapist.. And till then for acute pain go for an ice pack at the site of pain..that will help..exercises will definitely help to decrease her episodes and longterm benefits.
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Dr. Deepak Dhole (PT)
Physiotherapist 8 yrs exp Thane
plz.consult to u r orthopaedic......and keep regular follow up
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Dr. P.V.S.Ganesh (PT)
Physiotherapist 17 yrs exp Hyderabad
firstly sacralisation of l5 s1 is not a major problem or disease .it is fusion of two bones commonly caused by congenital reasons[changes at birth] or rarely caused by injury to bone. whatever be the reason ,as the pain is not frequent,she needs to strengthen her back muscles and increase the spine stability to prevent back pain episodes. only problem is the reduced stability and early onset of muscle fatigue with physical strain leading to low back pain episodes. precautions include avoiding prolonged standing,avoid sitting on floor,avoid forward bending and carrying or lifting heavy objects. back support belt helps to add stability. please consult a physiotherapist and discuss the problem and get the right solution.
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Dr. Simon Clement (PT)
Clinical Physiotherapist 9 yrs exp Mumbai
Can you send across any Xrays or MRI taken for the same... What's her body weight and how bad is the pain (rate it from 0-10) where 0 is no pain and 10 is extremely pain ?
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