Recently i have a bad back sprain. While walking, there is a sharp pain at the spine area. As it was late, i decided to go to AH (near my place as well) for a check. The doctor told me that it was just a muscle pull and just resting will do. For me, it was like while walking certain steps, the pain is totally unbearable and yet the doctor just offer me an injection to remove the pain as well as the pain killer. I rejected the injection cos it seem to me just a temporary solution. There is nothing i could do but just rely on the doctor advise, which is rest and hopefully thing could get better.
The next morning, i could barely walk. Took a cab to a chinese doctor at novena. The doctor diagnos that my backbone was misalign and after just twisting, he manage to push it back. And to my surprise i could now walk (though there is still aching at the muscle area).
I was really piss off cos i paid $55 for some crap advise at AH. If i had listened to his advice, i think my condition will have gotten worse. So the question is, for sprains and stuff like that, is it that western treatment is useless or is it just that the standard at AH sucks?? Will SGH be better, i will need to go to a hospital or sort to get a proper letter to excuse myself from carrying heavy stuff etc or is there other alternative. Thanks for reading! Look forward to hearing comments from you guys!