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Knee Pain Treatment
Spinal Surgery Disorders
Treatment of Neurological Problems
Treatment of Joint And Muscle Problems
Treatment of Nerve And Muscle Disorders
Acl Reconstruction Procedure
Joint Dislocation Treatment
Knee Care Procedures
Joint Replacement Surgery
Ankle Pain Treatment
Treatment of Spondylosis
Arthritis And Pain Management Treatment
Treatment of Joint Dislocation
Treatment Of Disk Slip
Treatment Of Herniated Disc
Knee Injury Treatment
Treatment of Spine Injuries
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Spinal surgery becomes inevitable when back pain cannot be managed with medications and/or exercise. This is a major decision and requires planning for many things before, during, and after the surgery.
Before a spinal surgery- This preparation will help in smooth recovery, especially if you do not have a full-time caretaker.
Discontinue pain killers: Discontinue pain killers at least 10 to 14 days before surgery. These are blood thinners and can prolong bleeding during the surgery.
Prepare for blood loss: Most people experience some blood loss, but not excessive.
Use a toilet seat raiser: Sitting and getting up from the toilet seat may be difficult. The seat raiser is used to increase the height, making this movement easy.
Enable easy access to common items: Before heading for the surgery, keep things which are commonly used within easy reach. This will help reduce movement and avoid searching (especially if someone else is going to be doing it).
Stock it up: Cooking may not be feasible during the initial postop period, and so it is advisable to stock up food items (ready to eats, fruits, soups, etc.) which will come in handy.
Slip-ons: Bending down and tying shoes may not be easy, so slip-ons can be used.
Caregiving: It is always advisable to have someone stay over with you during the initial postop days. They could help with regular household chores, cooking, etc.
Lifestyle changes: Ensure you eat well in the days before surgery, quit smoking, quit/use moderate amounts of alcohol, and exercise as advised by your surgeon.
After Surgery- Post surgery, there will be some pain and limitation of movement. It is important to understand that adherence to post-op instructions will improve the success rate of the surgery.
Postoperative medications: These will be given to control infection and pain in the immediate postop period, and should be taken without fail
Rehab: The surgeon will recommend physical therapy and rehab exercises which need to be followed. Complete recovery may take anywhere between 3 to 12 months. During this time, care should be taken to avoid repeat injury.
Support: Adequate back support should be provided using lumbar support and ergonomic chairs, and the right posture should be maintained. Ensure there is no undue strain on the back muscles.
Weight management: With excess weight, there is too much strain on the lower disks. Therefore, weight should be managed to reduce this strain.
Smoking and alcohol should be completely stopped, as healing can be hampered.
With some preparation, spinal surgery can be sailed through smoothly.
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I am 62 years old male, and suffering from lower back pain, since one year and getting severe pain in the legs just for 8 to 10 steps while walking, and the pain in the legs will disappear if I stop walking for about 2 to 3 minutes! then I am able to walk 10 more steps! what should I do? is there any remedy? please help me!
I am 53 yrs old having diabetics type 2 since last 4 month I am having shoulder pain and getting clot in left hand doctor say it is frog gen shoulder what is remidy.
Hi Sir, I am suffering from joints pain from past 8 months. I done with all the blood tests but my all reports are normal.
I am suffering from shoulder pain everyday after waking up in the morning. It continues till 2 hours per day. How could I cure it please help. I will be very thankful to you.
My grandmother is suffering from severe backache and leg pain R>L difficulty in standing, K/C/O: DM, HTN, HYPOTHYROID MRI S/O anterolesthesis C4-C5 and L3-L4 nerve degeneration. Neuro physician advised NCS (done) S/O DEMYELINATING POLYNEUROPATHY. Suspected GBS. L.P.(done) was normal. He still suspects GBS, advising IVIG. What can be the best possible treatment and what can be the prognosis.
I am Dr Neetan Sachdeva I am Orthopaedic surgeon.
Let's talk about Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis is a very common disease now affecting all of us, many individuals, many ladies, elderly men-females, everybody is getting affected over period of time. About one and two females and 1 and 8 men are affected in India with Osteoporosis. Now you may be having lot of big body ache, pains, if you above 35-40 you may be a male, you may be a female, lot of pain, big aches thakawat jisko bolte hain hum log, may be tired getting up don't feel like working you may be approaching a menopause, such cases we usually trying differentiate between Arthritis and Osteoporosis. If we are going ahead with this investigations with like something like dexa scan which is usually done about 40-45 years of age not before that, in elderly men also it is done and post menopause female also it is done and it comes us to be osteoporosis, then we have treatment for that. So what is basically and Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis is porous bones or soft bones. Now the bones they collapse their own self just by small trivial injuries, just by little weight or just buy some activity you may have damage your bones that happen in osteoporosis. In routine we normally have a very good bone strength around 35 after, 35 gradually the bone strength decreases. So about 40-45 is the age when you start having osteoporosis, that is the time we should be very careful. Now what causes osteoporosis? Lack of exercise, not the right food, lack of calcium, vitamin D, you may be suffering for Rheumatoid Arthritis or any kind of arthritis you may be on steroids, obesity, obviously some comb or bit factors are always there for Osteoporosis. So how would we diagnose Osteoporosis, it is mainly the gold stand test is the DEXA scan that is a bone density, common areas which scanned is the hip, the spine, maybe the wrist and other areas are also spine, but spine is the main area where the Osteoporosis is diagnosed. There are some scores which you find on your report those are known as T-scores, T-scores are the value given by WHO from which we diagnose Osteoporosis, less than 2.5 or above is Osteoporosis. The severity of the Osteoporosis is bones treatment, the treatment maybe just adding supplements, maybe some exercise, eating good food, you may have calcium, vitamin D, if you have severe osteoporosis we might give you some other medication. Yes, alcohol, smoking these all things also adds to Osteoporosis. You need to decrease on those and probably stop them if anyone is having them. Osteoporosis is recently controlled very nicely on drugs and it can be controlled by exercise, you may build up your bone mask with all these supplements, and if you're still not happy with all these you may further go ahead test with Osteoporosis and other than this test Arthritis test can also be done to differentiate between Osteoporosis and Arthritis.
So, if you have any further queries you can contact me on my clinic at Rajdhani Enclave, Pitampura or you can contact through Lybrate.
Thank you very much.