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 I am 60 years old I have problem of backpain for past 5 years I use to take  pain killer tablets and now I am increasing the dosage of tablets my doctor suggested that these tabelts are not good for health and then now I stopped taking pain killers tabelts.Please suggest me some other options for the same immendiately.It is my kind request to you


  sonia

Posted on : Saturday, August 2, 2008 3:35 AM
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Hi,
I read your question and problem. Would you kindly describe the pain to me, when it started, what caused it and what relieves your pain. Please do give a brief description of yourself and I can help you.
Replied on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 12:01 PM
Hi Sonia,

Ozone therapy is safe and very effective for back pain. Go through
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090309092832.htm

We started this in India and currently perform this in Gurgaon and Delhi at Doctor Kares Hospital (www.doctorkares.com or 9990301101).

Ozone is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and is safe as it is rapidly converted to oxygen. Happy to share more.

All the best!
Dr. Kumar
Replied on Monday, May 31, 2010 5:42 AM
Hello
I am Dr Debjyoti Dutta. Back pain is one of the common problem encountered in aged population.

Lets discuss a little about the causes of back pain and treatment. It is estimated that about 80% of general population suffer from back pain in some part of their whole life. And at a given point about 30% of population suffer from some kind of back pain.

Facet joint syndrome:

Evaluation -> conservative management with medicines & physical therapy -> diagnostic facet joint inj. -> radio frequency procedure.

Discogenic pain due to Internal Disc Disrruption:

Evaluation => conservative management with medicines & physical therapy -> few shots of caudal epidural steroid inj. -> provocative discogram -> radio frequency procedure -> disc replacement or fixation

Central canal stenosis:

Evaluation -> conservative management with medicines & physical therapy -> caudal epidural steroid inj. -> radio frequency procedure.

Disc prolapse:

Evaluation -> conservative management with medicines & physical therapy -> Transforaminal epidural block -> disc procedures (like Percutaneous disc decompression, ozone nucleolysis etc.) -> endoscopic discectomy procedures.

Sacro-iliac(SI) joint pain:

Evaluation -> conservative management with medicines & physical therapy -> diagnostic SI joint inj. -> radio frequency procedure.

among the above causes the most common cause is facet joint arthopathy.
So for your problem I would suggest proper evaluation and treatment. If u want permanent cure dont go for any other form of treatment. If u state ur state I will suggest u interventional pain physician near ur city.

Dr Debjyoti Dutta MD(KGMC)FIPM (Pain)
Interventional Pain Physician

Phone - 08981614836
e- mail - dutta05@gmail.com
Replied on Friday, December 10, 2010 11:06 AM
Dear priyagne, your doctor is very right regarding pain killer tablets.its always better to have a diagnosis and treatment accordingly rather than having symptomatic treatment in long run.
Replied on Thursday, July 19, 2012 8:41 AM
 




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