Patient :Respected doctor,
My Age-24 .
Few days back I started getting Low back pain .
I consulted a doctor and on his advice took xray, blood test and
urine test. Doctor told it is just muscular spasm and will go over a
period of time .
After 20 days too, I felt uncomfortable so I consulted another doctor
and took MRI scan on his advice .
In mri scan
The result came as..
L4-5 disc- posterior central protrustion indenting the thecal sac and
imponging both traversing nerve root at lateral recess.
L5-S1 disc - posterior central/right paracentral protrusion indenting
the thecal sac and impinging the traversing nerve roots at lateral
recess (Right >left) .
Doctor told disc is slightly ruptured .
I did physiotherapy for 2weeks .
Still ,Am getting pain every day .
Am a marine engineer and I work in ships , I have to climb up and down
at least 300 steps a day . And have to bend up and down at least 100
times a day . This is the beginning of my career .
Am scared like anything .
Don't know weather I will be able to work .
Still I have 15-20 days to go onboard ship. Once gone
onboard I don get any kind of major medical help for 6months.
I kindly request you to help me out in this .
Please suggest me weather I will be able to work
for now every day am doing exercise and wearing low back belt.
Please tell me how can I heal the pain sooner
How can I help myself
am scared too much.
everyday it pains for me.
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