A type of physiotherapy that helps relieve pain in the lower back is pelvic traction. It helps relieve any stress and pressure in the musculoskeletal system. It also helps with the free movement of joints in individuals with a lack of mobilization. Depending on the severity of the condition, traction may take time to show improvement in an individual.
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I am diagnosed with slipped disc L4-L5, and my sciatic nerve is pressed. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, I am diagnosed with slip disc L4-L5 and my sciatic nerve is pressed. Due to which I am finding difficulty to walk and sit. My left foot is numb. I have a lot of pain and stiffness in my calf and thighs. Please advise. Read Full »
Dr. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your symptoms. Clinically, you have sciatica for sure. But, radiologically the compression is not so severe that I have to advise you surgery (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would suggest a conservative trial first, Consult your sp... Read Full »
Can I have overactive bladder at 28 years of age?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old male going for pelvic physical therapy for the past three months. My problem got started four months back. I had few drinks and could not able to find a bathroom until I reach home. I got to a point where I started to have pain and run to the bathroom. The next day, I ... Read Full »
Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The overactive bladder is really annoying and frustrating. You have seen a urologist and undergone a cystoscopy to look for an anatomical cause. The results were normal. The functional causes are related to neuromuscular control of the bladder. There are some predisposi... Read Full »