Lower back pain

Patient : I am suffering from muscle spasms since september 2011 . when it happened , i got heat therapy and physiotherapy done for about a month and started wearing a back support belt . Its been 6 months and i haven't seen any improvement in my health because of which my studies are suffering a lot . what should i do ? should i discontinue my course and concentrate completely on fixing my back and then continue with my studies or should i just keep exercising and keep studying ? Lifestyle - I have to travel everyday by tube (this screws my back more), attend lectures (can't sit in one posture for long) and can't do anything else (my back gets exerted after little walking)
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