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    any doc to advise, i am only 33, but few days ago i go x ray on my problem back, and the doc points to a area and says i am aging, never says anything liao......

    i called some places and they dun wanna give comments, says wanna view the x ray then can, and they highlighted that my age shd not have such problem, only for 50 overs yrs ppl.

    what am i suppose to do?

    My back have persistent sores and pain, and i cannot stand long, else the back will be unbearable, the pain.

    the x ray does not show my back bone got problem, so SAF will not give a damn, and still i need to go for IPPT, which sure fail, as i cannot do sit up. But i am having problem w my back, so what shd i do man........i dun mind go reservist, but this stupid systems..........sigh.......
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    u got rhuemetism?

    PPL nowadays age faster coz of stess, young ppl falling dead suddenly after looking so healthy and keeping fit.

    Let's eat, drink and smoke like no tomolo...wat say ya?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sjourn View Post
    u got rhuemetism?

    PPL nowadays age faster coz of stess, young ppl falling dead suddenly after looking so healthy and keeping fit.

    Let's eat, drink and smoke like no tomolo...wat say ya?
    u must be from hell, while typing now, i am feeling discomfort..................on my back.
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    i think ur doctor doesnt know ur condition.. that 'ageing' reason, to me, is a smoke screen. i think u shld go seek a 2nd opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotoudavid View Post
    any doc to advise, i am only 33, but few days ago i go x ray on my problem back, and the doc points to a area and says i am aging, never says anything liao......

    i called some places and they dun wanna give comments, says wanna view the x ray then can, and they highlighted that my age shd not have such problem, only for 50 overs yrs ppl.

    what am i suppose to do?

    My back have persistent sores and pain, and i cannot stand long, else the back will be unbearable, the pain.

    the x ray does not show my back bone got problem, so SAF will not give a damn, and still i need to go for IPPT, which sure fail, as i cannot do sit up. But i am having problem w my back, so what shd i do man........i dun mind go reservist, but this stupid systems..........sigh.......
    docs would def wanna see x-rays before making their professional judgements -> protect their ricebowls mah..

    u can try relieving the pain and strain by doing 'self-therapy' like relaxing or stretching.. i strained my back last year - cant stand, cant sit, cant sleep.. in the end, went to NUH then to raffles, put on physiotherapy.. here's some tips u can read up: http://www.spine-health.com/topics/c...cise/ex01.html

    may be helpful
    Last edited by Brand; 18th July 2007 at 08:29 PM.

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    back problems due to heavy weight of equipment???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brand View Post
    docs would def wanna see x-rays before making their professional judgements -> protect their ricebowls mah..

    u can try relieving the pain and strain by doing 'self-therapy' like relaxing or stretching.. i strained my back last year - cant stand, cant sit, cant sleep.. in the end, went to NUH then to raffles, put on physiotherapy.. here's some tips u can read up: http://www.spine-health.com/topics/c...cise/ex01.html

    may be helpful
    thks, good website. But my little consern is ageing on my age..... the doc says its old ppl then will get, he is surprise my age also have..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Potter View Post
    back problems due to heavy weight of equipment???
    my camera bag quite heavy.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by fotoudavid View Post
    thks, good website. But my little consern is ageing on my age..... the doc says its old ppl then will get, he is surprise my age also have..
    hey, mi also around your age..

    back is no joke coz a lot of nerves ending is located at the lower back..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brand View Post
    hey, mi also around your age..

    back is no joke coz a lot of nerves ending is located at the lower back..
    thats why i am worried....................bloody doc took my $$$ and never give much advise on my ageing problem, tell me do strecting etc, i also know, but my ageing problem how??? if it keeps on ageing, then by 50 i sure cannot walk liao.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by fotoudavid View Post
    thats why i am worried....................bloody doc took my $$$ and never give much advise on my ageing problem, tell me do strecting etc, i also know, but my ageing problem how??? if it keeps on ageing, then by 50 i sure cannot walk liao.......
    u will def age.. the pain in the back will def come back as u get older.. maintaining your back now will at least help delay the pain surfacing..

    and doc will def continue to take ur $$$$$$

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    i know i will sure age, but at this age is too early, 老化太早了。。。。
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    requesting for an X ray b4 giving an opinion is not a matter of protecting their ricebowl.

    y the X ray is so important? its because firstly, u do not need to go thru a surgical procedure just to see if there's any problem from within. X rays are arguably one of the tools that may yield clues that can help with a doctor's diagnosis or confirm his prognosis.


    the symptoms that you've mentioned about backache and all that pain could be the result of many plausible complications, be it infection, aging, stress injury....blah blah blah...

    it wouldn't be right if a doc just gives a prognosis based on what u've mentioned and what he thinks and without at least some preliminary scan results.

    go seek a 2nd opinion, from a orthopaedic surgeon (but first get a referal letter....cheaper that way )

    and i'm no doc...........

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    or third and forth .... opinions.

    Quote Originally Posted by niki View Post
    i think ur doctor doesnt know ur condition.. that 'ageing' reason, to me, is a smoke screen. i think u shld go seek a 2nd opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotoudavid View Post
    u must be from hell, while typing now, i am feeling discomfort..................on my back.
    keke...maybe go for some back therapy.

    Try this TCM (traditional chinese medicine) called Yu Guo, it is along Changi Road near Frankel road. They are specialist for kids, but have adults side as well.

    recently my wrist was in so much pain, i did not bother about it thinking i just sprained it. but after 2 weeks it was unbearable, so i went there. After treatment with medicine and massaging much better, but will need to follow up.

    maybe you should try, near your office anyway..

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotoudavid View Post
    any doc to advise, i am only 33, but few days ago i go x ray on my problem back, and the doc points to a area and says i am aging, never says anything liao......

    i called some places and they dun wanna give comments, says wanna view the x ray then can, and they highlighted that my age shd not have such problem, only for 50 overs yrs ppl.

    what am i suppose to do?

    My back have persistent sores and pain, and i cannot stand long, else the back will be unbearable, the pain.

    the x ray does not show my back bone got problem, so SAF will not give a damn, and still i need to go for IPPT, which sure fail, as i cannot do sit up. But i am having problem w my back, so what shd i do man........i dun mind go reservist, but this stupid systems..........sigh.......
    Hi David,

    Perhaps you should go do some blood tests, since age of 20, i have already very backache till i cant move not even lying on the bed to rest. And i have been consulting numerous of specialists all these years (Bone Specialist)

    Till last year, i have a serious "outbreak" for it. And suspected gout so need to do blood test, after done 4 times of blood test and my result is out. This is what i have, Ankylosing Spondylitis. After so many years, now then i know what have been creating my "back" problems.

    Hope you are not having the same problems with me.
    Last edited by Tupi Guy; 19th July 2007 at 02:59 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sjourn View Post
    u got rhuemetism?

    PPL nowadays age faster coz of stess, young ppl falling dead suddenly after looking so healthy and keeping fit.

    Let's eat, drink and smoke like no tomolo...wat say ya?
    Ya man........ When you free to meet up for eat, drink and smoke

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    Lots of people don't exercise and when their 30s hit, they're unprepared.

    If you have back pain, it's likely to be weak abdominal muscles, so that every time you pick up something, you're working extra hard.

    You should also look at your work environment to make sure that your chair and desk are sufficiently high. Posture is important.

    It also doesn't hurt to sit down to eat at a leisurely pace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotoudavid View Post
    any doc to advise, i am only 33, but few days ago i go x ray on my problem back, and the doc points to a area and says i am aging, never says anything liao......

    i called some places and they dun wanna give comments, says wanna view the x ray then can, and they highlighted that my age shd not have such problem, only for 50 overs yrs ppl.

    what am i suppose to do?

    My back have persistent sores and pain, and i cannot stand long, else the back will be unbearable, the pain.

    the x ray does not show my back bone got problem, so SAF will not give a damn, and still i need to go for IPPT, which sure fail, as i cannot do sit up. But i am having problem w my back, so what shd i do man........i dun mind go reservist, but this stupid systems..........sigh.......
    hmm... u use your back more than the average 50 year old man? over utilised?
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    lol "ageing"?! What kind of medical diagnosis is that? Seek 2nd opinion most definitely from a qualified medical professional.

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