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For Appointments: 0877 - 6690000,
7993933777

Toll Free No: 18002086777

When to visit a doctor?

Back pain is as common as the common cold and not everyone needs to visit a doctor. One may try home therapy before visiting a doctor. However, one should be aware that back pain should not be neglected under certain conditions such as:

Back pain is as common as the common cold. However, back pain should not be neglected under certain conditions:

  1. Back pain in children (<10 years) and the elderly (>70 yrs).
  2. Back pain in patients with risk of osteoporosis like those on cancer medications, on prolonged bed rest, with hypothyroidism or diabetics, on anti-epileptics etc.
  3. Back pain that radiates to the leg, with weakness of the leg or foot, loss of sensation in peri-anal area and difficutly with urination (either straining while urinating or urinary leakage. Back pain associated with features of infection like fever, loss of weight, loss of appetite.
  1. Back pain in children (<10 years) and the elderly (>70 yrs).
  2. Back pain in patients with risk of osteoporosis like those on cancer medications, on prolonged bed rest, with hypothyroidism or diabetics, on anti-epileptics etc.
  3. Back pain with neurological signs like radiating pain along the leg / weakness of foot / difficulty in urination (either straining at urination or urinary leakage) and /or loss of sensation in the perianal region.
  4. Back pain associated with features of infection like fever, loss of weight, loss of appetite.