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When planting in the car was shot in the lower back, the pain subsides just lying


When boarding a car was shot in the lower back. Smeared with ointment is better, but once you get up the pain goes in the left thigh and intensifies. Only abates in the supine position. What would you recommend?


Hello Vyacheslav. If you got shot in the back, probably pinching the nerve root. Due to the fact that the pain radiates to the lower limbs can be assumed infringement of the segmental nerve at the level of L3-S1 (between 3 lumbar and 1 sacral segments).

back shotanti-Inflammatory and analgesic ointment as monotherapy back pain is not effective. They are used in conjunction with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to reduce the duration of the last and thus, reduce the risk of side effects of drugs on the gastrointestinal tract.

Because pain is decreased in the supine position, suggests the presence of intervertebral hernia, the symptoms of which intensify during walking due to the pressure of the overlying spine.

Suggest that you first understand the causes of the disease. This should be done x-rays of the lumbar spine and a CT scan.

And, of course, if you got shot in the lower back, you need to treat pain.

To quickly get rid of recommend intramuscular injection of meloxicam (Movalis) in a daily dose of 15 mg for three days. Then switch to oral administration of the drug in the same dosage. Take the tablets at least a month.

The Alternative tablets Movalis may be nimesulide (nimesil). He was adopted by 100 mg 2 times a day. Both drugs belong to the group of selective inhibitors of the enzyme cyclooxygenase 2, and therefore have no side effects on the gastrointestinal tract.