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Dr.K.Vasudeva's Orthopaedic Clinic

Orthopaedic Clinic

#760, 5th main. Vijayanagar. LM: Near Adisunsungiri Matta Bangalore
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By combining excellent care with a state-of-the-art facility we strive to provide you with quality health care. We thank you for your interest in our services and the trust you have place......more
By combining excellent care with a state-of-the-art facility we strive to provide you with quality health care. We thank you for your interest in our services and the trust you have placed in us.
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Know Everything About Hip Replacement Surgery

MNAMS (Orthopedic Surgery), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Pune
Know Everything About Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is a method wherein a defective hip joint is removed and replaced with an artificial hip joint. This procedure is only opted for after all the other treatments have failed to yield the desired effects. Hip replacement surgery removes damaged or diseased parts of a hip joint and replaces them with new, man-made parts. The goals of this surgery are to:

  • Relieve pain

  • Help the hip joint work better

  • Improve walking and other movements.

Who Should Have Hip Replacement Surgery?

The most common reason for hip replacement is osteoarthritis in the hip joint. Your doctor might also suggest this surgery if you have:

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (a disease that causes joint pain, stiffness, and swelling)

  2. Osteonecrosis (a disease that causes the bone in joints to die)

  3. Injury of the hip joint

  4. Bone tumors that break down the hip joint.

Your doctor will likely suggest other treatments first, including:

  1. Walking aids, such as a cane

  2. An exercise program

  3. Physical therapy

  4. Medications.

These treatments may decrease hip pain and improve function. Sometimes the pain remains and makes daily activities hard to do. In this case, your doctor may order an x ray to look at the damage to the joint. If the x ray shows damage and your hip joint hurts, you may need a hip replacement.

The Procedure-

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure that can either be performed by traditional means or a minimally invasive procedure. The primary difference between the two procedures is the size of the incision. The procedure begins with the doctor administering local anesthesia, though in certain cases, general anesthesia is also administered.

  1. An incision is then made along the hip and the muscles that are connected to the thigh bone are shifted, so that the hip joint is exposed.

  2. An equipment is then used to remove the ball socket of the joint by cutting the thighbone.

  3. The artificial joint is then fixed to the thighbone and it is allowed to adhere properly.

  4. Once the joint is fixed, the ball of the thighbone is then put in the hip socket.

  5. The fluids from the incision area are then allowed to drain.

  6. The hip muscles are then put in place and the incision is closed.

Post -surgery-

After the surgery, the recovery stage begins. The period of hospital stay post-surgery usually lasts for 4-6 days. A drainage tube is attached to the bladder to get rid of waste products from the body. Physical therapy begins immediately after the surgery and you will be able to walk after a few days with walking aids. The physical therapy continues for a few months after the surgery.

After care-

It is advised to avoid activities that involve twisting your leg for at least half a year. You should also avoid crossing the leg along the mid portion of your body. Your physiotherapist will provide you with exercises that aid to help you recover. Avoid climbing stairs and sit on chairs that have strong back support.

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My mother has very paining knee, no walking, and do not standing very time. She has R.A+. So what she doing now?

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT)
Occupational Therapist, Delhi
My mother has very paining knee, no walking, and do not standing very time. She has R.A+. So what she doing now?
Apply hot fomentation Do knee isometric exercises Do straight leg raising exercise Do gentle aerobic exercise
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I am 23 years old. I have suffered from chip fracture in foot and the plaster has been removed after 1 month so should I try to walk with stick or should walk without it.

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT)
Occupational Therapist, Delhi
Do foot & ankle active movements Apply hot fomentation Walk with a stick for a week if there is some fear of falling
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I'm 25, I have been suffering with back pain from 1 year but every doctor said everything is normal. I don't know what is the problem. I live my day without planning like sleep, taking food. Which food I have to take to get my bones strongest. Suggest me please. Any exercises required to get relief from pain.

md, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I'm 25, I have been suffering with back pain from 1 year but every doctor said everything is normal. I don't know wha...
Hi wishing you a vibrant health from Maheshwar Ayurved since you are suffering from last one year so definitely there is nothing to say normal. since you are knowing that your routine is unorganized it may be reason for over exertion of body resulting in crying of back . so first medication is take complete rest for one week and see the changes. if u r not getting relief take an expert advice . Thanks
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Joint Pain - How Panchkarma Therapies Can Help You?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Joint Pain - How Panchkarma Therapies Can Help You?

Joint pain is considered to be one of the first few signs of aging. According to the science of Ayurveda, joint pain is triggered mainly by an accumulation of toxins in the body. These toxins can create an imbalance in the doshas which in turn can cause pain and inflammation on the joints. Along with joint pain, a person is likely to experience a loss of flexibility, weakness, tenderness and enlargement of the joints.

Unlike some popular forms of medication that focus on relieving the pain, Ayurveda addresses the root cause of the issue. Panchkarma aims at cleansing the body of toxins and clearing blockages in the body’s digestive and circulatory system. This helps the vatta dosha flow easily through the body and reduces pain associated with arthritis etc. Panchkarma can be defined as a collection of five ayurvedic techniques. These are:

  1. Vasti or Medicated Enema: Vasti aims at removing toxins and waste products from the body through the colon. In doing this, it cleanses the digestive channels and improves circulation of air or the vatta dosha in the body. With better circulation, joint pain is effectively reduced. An enema also nourishes the body and gives it the strength to rebuild tissues while boosting the immune system.
  2. Abhyanga or Full Body Massage: This technique helps I the removal of toxins from deep tissues within the body. It pacifies the vatta and nourishes the body while simultaneously reducing stress and enabling better quality sleep. A full body massage also helps calm the body both physically and mentally.
  3. Potli or Poultice Massage: As the name suggests, a potli involves massaging the body with medicated herbs tied together in a tiny bundle that has been warmed with medicated oils. This potli is then used to massage the entire body. This technique helps relax the muscles of the body and soothes the aggravated vatta dosha. It is very effective when it comes to providing relief from joint pains caused by arthritis, spondylitis, muscle cramps etc.
  4. Pizhichil or Rich Oil Massage: A rich oil massage involves subjecting the body to streams of lukewarm oil that has medicinal properties while simultaneously softly massaging the body. This type of massage helps relieve tension and stress and is a very effective remedy against joint pains. It is highly recommended in the case of rheumatic diseases.
  5. Svedana or Steam Bath: A steam bath helps cleanse the body both physically and mentally by aiding in the removal of toxins through sweat and calming the mind. It also helps soften the muscles and tissues and dilates the channels in the body.
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Hip Replacement Surgery - Things You Need To Know!

M.Ch. orthopaedics, M.S. (Orth)
Orthopedist, Ludhiana
Hip Replacement Surgery - Things You Need To Know!

Hip replacement surgery is a method wherein a defective hip joint is removed and replaced with an artificial hip joint. This procedure is only opted for after all the other treatments have failed to yield the desired effects. Hip replacement surgery removes damaged or diseased parts of a hip joint and replaces them with new, man-made parts. The goals of this surgery are to:

  • Relieve pain
  • Help the hip joint work better
  • Improve walking and other movements.

Who Should Have Hip Replacement Surgery?

The most common reason for hip replacement is osteoarthritis in the hip joint. Your doctor might also suggest this surgery if you have:

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (a disease that causes joint pain, stiffness, and swelling)
  2. Osteonecrosis (a disease that causes the bone in joints to die)
  3. Injury of the hip joint
  4. Bone tumors that break down the hip joint

Your doctor will likely suggest other treatments first, including:

  1. Walking aids, such as a cane
  2. An exercise program
  3. Physical therapy
  4. Medications

These treatments may decrease hip pain and improve function. Sometimes the pain remains and makes daily activities hard to do. In this case, your doctor may order an x-ray to look at the damage to the joint. If the x-ray shows damage and your hip joint hurts, you may need a hip replacement.

The Procedure-

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure that can either be performed by traditional means or a minimally invasive procedure. The primary difference between the two procedures is the size of the incision. The procedure begins with the doctor administering local anesthesia, though in certain cases, general anesthesia is also administered.

  1. An incision is then made along the hip and the muscles that are connected to the thigh bone are shifted, so that the hip joint is exposed.
  2. An equipment is then used to remove the ball socket of the joint by cutting the thighbone.
  3. The artificial joint is then fixed to the thighbone and it is allowed to adhere properly.
  4. Once the joint is fixed, the ball of the thighbone is then put in the hip socket.
  5. The fluids from the incision area are then allowed to drain.
  6. The hip muscles are then put in place and the incision is closed.

Post-surgery

After the surgery, the recovery stage begins. The period of hospital stay post-surgery usually lasts for 4-6 days. A drainage tube is attached to the bladder to get rid of waste products from the body. Physical therapy begins immediately after the surgery and you will be able to walk after a few days with walking aids. The physical therapy continues for a few months after the surgery.

After-care

It is advised to avoid activities that involve twisting your leg for at least half a year. You should also avoid crossing the leg along the mid portion of your body. Your physiotherapist will provide you with exercises that aid to help you recover. Avoid climbing stairs and sit on chairs that have strong back support.

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I am male 30 year old. At the time of running and exercising, I feel pain in my calf bone, knee, ankle, leg and leg muscle and feel cramp in leg muscle which remain for 4-5 hours. I am feeling this symptoms from 20 days. Is there is any serious problem. How to get rid of it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am male 30 year old. At the time of running and exercising, I feel pain in my calf bone, knee, ankle, leg and leg m...
Yes this could be due to over exertion - hence please reduce/avoid doing exercise which involves muscles of calf. Take rest for some days Do hot and cold compresses alternately to relieve pain. Take Mag phos 6x - thrice daily 4 tabs each time for next 7-10 days Drink a glass of mixed fruit juice daily.
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Hello. I am not sports man. I have no regular knee pain. But annual sports events, in cricket practice I feel right knee pain. Is it normal?

Hand Surgery, M.S. (Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
Hello.
I am not sports man. I have no regular knee pain. But annual sports events, in cricket practice I feel right k...
If play sports once in a while you can get pain but if it subside in few hours then don't worry. Maybe you can take on exercises at regular intervals and preferably daily to keep fit. Regular exercise will not give you such pain and you will enjoy the game.
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My wife has back pain and not regularly but during cold or winter it increases she applies oil before bath and no medicines she takes.

Bachelor Of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Noida
My wife has back pain and not regularly but during cold or winter it increases she applies oil before bath and no med...
Sir she need to do hot fermentation 2 times along with back strengthen exercises daily twice 15 min in winter she need to have heavy cloths because it hurts in weak parts of body.
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My brother have ankylosing spondylosis, n went 4 total hip replacement, n know pain in spin n spin also bend. please guide us.

MS Ortho, M Ch. Ortho, Trauma fellow
Orthopedist, Bhopal
My brother have ankylosing spondylosis, n went 4 total hip replacement, n know pain in spin n spin also bend. please ...
Ank sp and 4 hip replacement , does that mean both of 1st operation of failed and both hips have been revised and if there is still problem than I think she need to seen and latest x rays to seen and than only one can advise
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I am suffering from burning sensation and pain over the knees at the lower portion of my thighs. I am 70. I have no other issues. I am taking ayurvedic medicine like guggulu etc without any relief. I presume nerves and muscle tissues are weakened. What is the remedy?

Physiotherapist, Latur
I am suffering from burning sensation and pain over the knees at the lower portion of my thighs. I am 70. I have no o...
As mentioned u have arthritis pain in the knee is because of it -Do static quads ie keep the towel roll below your knee press it and hold the position for 5 sec repeat it -Heel slides 5 times -IFT for knee joint for 10 mins
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I suffered from lower back pain since 2 months. Suggests any treatment or exercise.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I suffered from lower back pain since 2 months.
Suggests any treatment or exercise.
Dear lybrateuser, - You have to get x- ray lower back done to know the cause of pain - in the meantime follow some measures: - sleep on a firm mattress, do hot fomentation of the affected area twice a day, apply pain relief gel three times a day - take a analgesic like tablet Brufen, naproxen 2-3 times a day - consult a doctor to rule out any other cause.
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I have been diagnosed with lumbar spondylosis. I took physiotherapy for fifteen days. I got some relief. But if I stand for longer hours I get pain in my middle back. Pls advice.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have been diagnosed with lumbar spondylosis. I took physiotherapy for fifteen days. I got some relief. But if I sta...
posture correction must. With physiotherapy treatment do stretching exercises and strength exercises. avoid toward bending and long sitting, long standing
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Hello Doctor, I have a pain in my feet for 3 days after running with wrong shoes. Please help to cure this issue.

MPT-SPORTS MEDICINE, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Hello Doctor, I have a pain in my feet for 3 days after running with wrong shoes. Please help to cure this issue.
Please provide a sport shoes and if pain is still there on feet then daily feet hot water formentation (atleast thrice a day for 30 min soaking in water and after that cover with a soft towel atleast 15 to 20 min after striking on surface), after that you should walk.
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I stretch and lift weights. I am having pain in knee while bending. What can be done relieve the pain?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I stretch and lift weights. I am having pain in knee while bending. What can be done relieve the pain?
avoid weights and stretching do hot fermentation and rest if it work then OK otherwise physiotherapy treatment for few days
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Lumbar Herniated Disc Pain - 3 Hamstring Stretches for it

MD, FIPP
Pain Management Specialist, Kolkata
Lumbar Herniated Disc Pain - 3 Hamstring Stretches for it

The sciatic pain caused due to a lumbar herniated disc can radiate down your legs and may make you immobile. It is quite common for a herniated disc to press against a nearby nerve and inflame, leading to pain radiating along the length of the affected sciatic nerve. For getting relief from lumbar herniated disc pain, you need to become active. Daily hamstring stretches are considered to be an effective way to tackle such pain if you do them regularly.

Here are three important hamstring stretches which will help you in strengthening your hamstring muscles:

  1. Seated chair stretches: This stretch is perfect for people whose mobility is limited or for those who have unusually tight hamstrings. It is carried out in a sitting position. While performing this stretch, you have to sit on a chair with another chair placed across. By resting one foot on the ground and the other on the second chair, you need to straighten your back and lean forward over the leg which is extended. Once you feel a stretch in the upper and rear thigh, you should be in that position for at least 30 seconds. You should switch legs and repeat the stretching exercise thrice for each leg.
  2. Towel hamstring stretch: If you like stretching while lying down, this stretch is an ideal option for you. For performing a towel hamstring stretch, you have to lie down on the floor and keep one leg flat. Tighten your abdominal muscles while you lift the other leg and keep it straight. You should wrap a belt around the elevated leg’s instep and use it for pulling back the leg towards you. Hold the position for around 30 seconds when you feel a stretch.
  3. Wall hamstring stretch: This stretch is for people who find the towel hamstring stretch hard to execute. For such people, extra stability can be attained by taking help of a solid surface such as a door jamb or a wall. You can rest the raised leg against the wall for support. You need to lie on the floor near a wall corner and leave one leg straight while placing the other against the wall. Your hips should be on the floor.

While you do stretches of any kind, you should only stretch as far as you are comfortable. You must not stretch to a point which causes pain. These hamstring stretches are quite safe, but you should avoid them in case of any sudden, acute pain.

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Knee Replacement Surgery - Pain and Recovery

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS, fellowship in sports injury and arthroscopy surgery and hip and knee replacement
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
Knee Replacement Surgery - Pain and Recovery

Most of us may not be aware, but the knee is the largest joint in the human body and contributes the maximum to a person’s physical movement from one place to another. The knees play a significant role in a variety of movements including squatting, supporting the weight, running, kneeling, sitting, etc.

Whether it is a severe accident, osteoarthritis that set in with age, or other reasons, the result could be stiff, painful knees. The first line of treatment would be exercise, physiotherapy, and medications. However, if these do not work, then surgical treatment is the choice. Though usually it is reserved for people over the age of 50, there could be exceptions.

Given the number of functions it is involved in, when a serious procedure like knee replacement is being considered, the pain that the person would go through and the recovery time are two important parameters to address. It is best that the patient has a detailed discussion with the doctor and gets all doubts clarified. This will help both the patient and the doctor have realistic and practical expectations about what to expect after the surgery.

So, when pain and stiffness make knee replacement inevitable, prepare for it. The following sequence outlines what happens right from surgery to recovery.

  1. Under general anesthesia, the damaged portion of the knee is removed, and a prosthesis (metal or plastic) is used to replace the removed portion.

  2. Hospital stay can range from 3 to 5 days.

  3. In about a month, the patient will have remarkable recovery, with almost no pain.

  4. Though not advisable, most patients would be able to stand and do basic movement on the day of surgery.

  5. Begin walking with the support of parallel bars and continue using cane/walker/crutches for the first few days to avoid overload on the knees.

  6. With proper support, walking is possible in 3 to 5 days. Continue using a cane for the next few weeks to strengthen the knee.

  7. Schedule a postoperative visit in the 4th to 6th week after surgery.

  8. Draw up an exercise routine with your physiotherapist.

  9. Ice pack can be applied to control swelling.

  10. Driving should be possible, once you are off pain medications, as these can make you drowsy.

  11. Blood clot in the surgical site causing a bruise will disappear in a couple of weeks.

  12. Knee replacement is almost magical as in the long run (10 years postoperatively), there is a good 98% chances of success.

Having said this, it is important to remember each person responds differently to the procedure and therefore treatment/rehabilitation is completely personalized.

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Hello Doctor my age 26 3 month se Jab subah uthata hu to stand hone par mere pure flat foot (Talwe) me bahot pain hota hai mostly center of ankle (Aedi) me. Pls suggests me homeopathy medicine. Thank you.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Mangalore
Hello Doctor my age 26
3 month se Jab subah uthata hu to stand hone par mere pure flat foot (Talwe) me bahot pain hot...
Looks like Calcaneal Spur, Do take these Homeopathic medicines- Ruta 200, 5pills weekly one Hecla Lava 3X 1--1--1 daily for a month, Also immerse your foot everyday in Lukewarm water mixed with Crystal salt mixed for minimum 5 mins daily. Avoid getting down from bed as soon as you get up. Do mild massage to Ankle. You'll be fine soon.
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