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Severe sciatica pain
My age is 75 years.I have severe sciatica pain.taking calcium tablet and neromark and a pain killer but no relief.Please suggest what to do or which dr to consult.
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Is your pain in both the legs or one side? Is the pain associated with movement? You need to see a Spinal Surgeon for assessment and investigations.
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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.
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Take adequate rest, use cold Packs or ice pack fermentation, avoid prolong standing or prolong sitting, avoid forward bending.... consult Orthopedic surgeon immediately
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Start with back strengthing exercises. Sending you the link of the same https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.backpainrelieving.backpain Or you can search for " back pain relieving exercises by kavin khatri " on google playstore
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First of all take full rest, meet orthopedic surgeon and physiotherapist. Don't band forward and weight lift and avoild prolong sitting,walking n standing.
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Visit physiotherapist take some electric modalities like TENS , US.
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Do hot (Hot bag 15 mins) or cold formatation( max 8-10 mins).
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