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Ive had a back ache week to 10 days. Irritating but not too

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Ive had a back ache for a week to 10 days. Irritating but not too bad I couldn't stay active. The Chiropracter seemed to help as of today. This pain has also come with a side ache (right side, high near the rib cage). I'm a 56 year old male, 5'9 240 pounds. No history of heart problems. Feel good except for these nagging pain.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Most likely you are having issues with nerve compressino from arthritis of the spine.

Chiropractic treatment will help by releasing pressure on the nerves.

You should also start taking vitamin D 1000 IU daily with calcium 1200 mg daily often beneficial with such pains.

Anti inflammatory therapy also will be helpful.

You should consider spine imaging as well.
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