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I am a 22 years old graphic designer and I work for 9-10 hours in front of computer. I have been having severe back ache since 2 years. I also had it when I was in 8th grade since I played hockey. and then it gradually stopped. and now again my back aches a lot everyday. Also about 5-6 months ago, i fainted due to severe back pain and fell down from steps. Pain was still there but it reduced after taking few pain killers. Then recently, I went to a physiotherapist but it did not help me much. I went for 6 sessions. I am really suffering a lot due to this back ache. When I sit at a stretch, it starts aching. When I stand it aches. Only when I lie down it reduces. And the pain is always on and off. Please suggest me what to do

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Hi madam,
Symptoms : back pain
Cause : prolonged sitting- can be ? wrong posture, ? weak muscle
Duration : 2 years
As it is chronic case it may take little more time , 6 sessions are not sufficient
your therapy many include
pain relieving modalities
posture correction( ergonomics at your work place)
life style management
strengthening of your spine muscle (spine stabilizers, core muscles, etc)
Please consult your physiotherapist and discuss about your treatment protocol and how it can be taken forward for better health .
All the best. You will get well soon.

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