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Hello Yesterday I picked up my little brother only using

Patient: Hello. Yesterday I picked up my little brother only using my back instead of using my legs. I still have pain in my back. It doesn’t hurt too bad. Should I go see my doctor or try home remedies and treatments?

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.You can try the following for a while.Rest the back and do not strain it for the nex t few days.Ice the back for 15 minutes at a time and keep it off ice for 45 mins at a timeMassage the back to help youBrufen tablets and gel will help you to reduce the swellingTry this for 3 days, and if the pain does not reduce, see a Doctor as you may have torn some ligaments. Hope this helps you. All the best.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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