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Dr. Shankar

Orthopedist, Bangalore

500 at clinic
Dr. Shankar Orthopedist, Bangalore
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Shankar is a popular Orthopedist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. He is currently associated with The Fracture & Orthopaedic Clinic in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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Hello. Sir i'm saurabh my spinne slip disc l5 s1 is slipped left side. My left foot is not working in properly. And left heep is tight than normal.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. To answer your question I need certain information from your side: 1) a detailed neurological assessment including motor, sensory and evaluation of deep tendon reflexes 2) your recent mri ls spine to understand and see what kind of compression is it causing and since you have developed weakness, it should be done on an urgent basis. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
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My mom is of 63 yr old lady she is having osteoporosis bone density is to less only 40% is there means it is in red zone. Please suggest me wat to do she is having.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
You have to find the cause of it & treat it accordingly. Injection dinabol 50mg im along with calcium vit d& antioxidants will help her. Do reply back for private consultation and detailed treatment plan.
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Exercises for Spasm and Back Pain

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Exercises for Spasm and Back Pain

A pain in the back can make even small, daily activities like bathing, getting dressed or even bending down to pick up things difficult. A quick and thorough treatment of such problems can prevent the problem from worsening. In such cases, there is an obvious need to exercise the lower back muscles. However, before performing these exercises, a lot of preparation is required to get your back into shape. Taking enough time to warm up and stretch the muscles can make a significant difference between helping and making the problem worse.

Why should you exercise your lower back? 
The main reason for exercising the lower back region is to make it move gently through all types of motion so that it can have a greater range of movement during daily activities. Core strengthening exercises and stretches are recommended to prevent back pain. While doing these exercises, try avoiding activities that cause pain or discomfort. Pain is a sign of problem and one must be careful to avoid it during these exercises as it shows that you are hurting yourself in some way or the other. 

Activities to be followed:
The following activities can help in increasing the flow of blood to the sore areas of your back and prepare for more activity, thus reducing the chance of aggravation.

  1. Soak in a tub of water: Fill a tub with water to a level that you will tend to float and thus reduce the force of gravity on your spine and muscles. Epsom salt can be added to relax the muscles. Do not to sit up too high in as it can cause stress to the low back discs. Slide down low enough so that the back is allowed to flatten a small amount, thus reducing disc and muscle stress.
  2. Use local heat to reduce muscle spasms: Soak a large towel with hot water and wring it out. Place it on the low back where your pain is located. You can also place a damp towel in the microwave oven long enough so as to heat the towel. Be careful not to overheat the towel. Place the warm cloth on the area of your pain for about ten minutes.
  3. Hip slides: Lie on your back. First move one hip and then the other towards your shoulders. Raise your right hip towards the right shoulder and then the left hip towards the left shoulder. Raise one of your hips and then the other up off the floor so that your back twists a little. Raise the right hip off from the floor and then do the same with your left hip.
  4. Windmill: This is a general back exercise. Create big circles with your arms by rotating them in clockwise and anticlockwise circles.

These activities are an excellent way to reduce back spasms and the stress on your back.

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I am 48 year. Old male. I have backache problem fr. Last 01 month. What can I do?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Start with physiotherapy sessions and learn exercise for spine. Don' t sit on floors. Use lumber spine belt also. Take calcium and methylcobalamine supplement with omega3.
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I have tell the about body and arm pain and this problem increasing day by day but not relief .I have taken medicine please tell me solution of solve this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have tell the about body and arm pain and this problem increasing day by day but not relief .I have taken medicine ...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your blood checked for CBC and follow up with reports.
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Treating Back Pain With Acupuncture

MD - Acupuncture, Ph.D Advance Course in Acupunctre
Acupuncturist, Chennai
Treating Back Pain With Acupuncture

Almost 8 out of 10 individuals have low back pain eventually in life. It is one of the top reasons people look for medical treatment. It is likewise the number one reported reason for acupuncture therapy.

Acupuncture started in China over 2,500 years back. It includes inserting slim needles at specific points on the body. As per traditional Chinese practices, the body has more than 2,000 of these points. They are associated by pathways or meridians, which make a stream of energy called Qi (pronounced "chee").

The impacts originate from the centre of our nervous system. Release of chemicals into the muscles, spinal rope, and cerebrum is then triggered.

The process:

  1. To begin with, your acupuncturist will get some information about your medical history. This will help him in exploring the various trouble giving points as avoiding those that may lead to an aggravation of the problem. Also, with this information, the acupuncturist will also be able to arrive at the exact treatment that will suit your body and system, as well as the symptoms that you may be experiencing.
  2. He or she will then examine your tongue's shape, shading, and covering, feel your heartbeat, and perhaps play out some extra physical examinations depending upon your health. This helps in understanding the various patterns related to sleep, exercise, diet and digestion. In keeping with these findings, the acupuncturist will then home in on the exact points that require treatment.
  3. Keeping the aforementioned in mind, he/she will then appoint the appropriate treatment plan to address your specific condition.
  4. To start the needle therapy treatment, you lay easily on a treatment table while exact acupoints are determined on different points of your back.
  5. Lastly, the fine needles are then tenderly set. The needles are usually sterilised and new before they are inserted.

Benefits for back pain:

  1. It enhances the body's self-healing process by stimulating the acupuncture points.
  2. Releases your body from chronic pain and specifically helps the lumbar region in better balance so that back pain is avoided.
  3. This method warms the body and creates a more congenial environment for pain free good health.
  4. Protects it against pathogens.
  5. Contains natural liquids. Changes those liquids into other usable types of energy for the body.
  6. Strengthens the immune system.
  7. Improves sleep.
  8. Improves the digestive framework.
  9. Gives you a sense of well-being

Apart from infrequent throbbing and soreness at the acupoints, there are no such side effects if you visit an established acupuncturist. If practiced by an experienced acupuncturist, the technique is highly effective and beneficial. Additionally, acupuncture is the safest therapy for back pain.

Individuals suffering from continuous back pain have observed needle therapy to be useful. Numerous Pain Clinics now utilize needle therapy as a standard treatment.

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I am suffering from severe back pain since 3 years. I took physiotherapy. But no use. I am unable to do my work. What can I do doctor?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am suffering from severe back pain since 3 years. I took physiotherapy. But no use. I am unable to do my work. What...
I suggest you follow the below for your condition: take mag phos 6x - thrice daily for next 2 weeks and update. Also do x-ray of the affected area. Heat and ice packs. Heat and/or cold therapy helps relieve most types of low back pain by reducing inflammation. Often patients use ice, but some prefer heat. Both may be used alternately. If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on'consult' recommend me by clicking on recommendation option.
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Hello sir, mere foot se chla ni jata jyada pain hota hai so please advice ise kaise theek kare?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello sir, mere foot se chla ni jata jyada  pain hota hai so please advice ise kaise theek kare?
Stretch Calves Get a custom made insole. Hams Stretching. Sports Taping. Contrast bath---It is a form of treatment where a limb or the entire body is immersed in warm water followed by the immediate immersion of the limb or body in ice water. This procedure is repeated several times, alternating hot and cold. Note that the treatment should always end in the ice water, as heat will induce the body's inflammatory response, while cold helps to decrease inflammation.
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My grandmother has back pain from last 4 months when she take medicine in 3 4 days the pain reduce but after few days it's start again what I do help please.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
My grandmother has back pain from last 4 months when she take medicine in 3 4 days the pain reduce but after few days...
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. SPRING BEDS, FOLDING BEDS OR THICK MATRESS ARE HARMFUL Use no pillow under the head. DO HOT FOMANTATION. Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab OD x10. Do neck, back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. For emergency treatment contacts your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I have gout in my knee since 4 years. But nowadays the pain has been increased and even sometimes I am unable to stand. Please tell me some suitable diet for this.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. And agni tundi vati and maha yograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day. Avoid junk food. Spicy food. Fermented food. Tea. Alcohol. Avoid alcohol consumption. Do pranayama early morning.
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I have a desk job that's why my back is paining very hard what can I do please tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhopal
I have a desk job that's why my back is paining very hard what can I do please tell me.
Back pain can result from bad posture, a sudden jerky movement, a lumpy mattress or poor lifting techniques. It can also be caused by injury in a work place, by a sports accident or by muscular spasms. There are also many diseases and pathological conditions that can lead to back pain. These include abdominal or pelvic disease, anxiety, arthritis, cervical or lumbar spondylosis, dermatological problems, kidney disease, rheumatic conditions, tumours and scoliosis. Our modern, sedentary lifestyles have a profound effect on the development of back pain; indeed one of the most effective ways of preventing it is simply to stay active. An average adult in the India spends at least two hours a day in front of a computer screen or television set, and back problems can be triggered if they don’t sit properly. In an age of mobile phones and computer games, such troubles are increasingly inflicting children of school age as well. Top tips for back care: For back pain, better to see your Doctor sooner than later. Take regular exercise – your Doctor can say what’s right for you. Hours in one position can cause problems – avoid computer ‘hump’. During repetitive tasks, vary your rhythm and take frequent breaks. Adjust car seats and on long journeys, take regular breaks to stretch. Pace yourself with heavy work such as gardening – don’t risk a disc! Watch children’s posture – they shouldn’t carry bags on one shoulder or spend too long at a computer without breaks. Avoid strain when lifting, particularly small children and shopping. Your bed could be part of the problem. Seek Doctor advice on choosing a new one. Take a hot bath or shower, soaking in a hot tub, or using a heating pad, hot water bottle, or heat wrap that provides continuous, low-level heat are all ways to bring healing warmth to your lower back.
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When I wake up in morning I am feeling pain in my neck. Due to this I am not able to drink and eat. When I eat something it gives pain. It's like a ball in my neck.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Take crocin 500mg one tablet sos after food upto a maximum of 3 tablets daily 2.Apply volini gel twice daily 3.Give local hot fomentation If you have recurrent attack of neck pain a)Take X ray cervical spine to exclude spondylitis and consult orthopedic specialist b)Sometimes It could be due to bad sitting or lying posture. Adopt proper sitting posture, put neck rest c) Consult for further advice .
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Hi I am 38 years old male. I am unable to move my right arm from shoulder level since past 8 days. This happened while playing badminton. I have already taken muscle relaxant and pain killers.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Start with physiotherapy sessions and learn exercise. Don't lift heavy things. Don't play sports. Take calcium and methylcobalamine supplement also.
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I have pain in my feet when ever I walk for long time myfeet started paining what can be the problem. And tell me solution of it please sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I have pain in my feet when ever I walk for long time myfeet started paining what can be the problem. And tell me sol...
The most common reasons your feet might be hurting after a day of walking are swelling, cramps, and blisters. And there's nothing unusual about some foot pain after standing on your feet for an extended amount of time. If you don't walk regularly and one day you decide to go on a 5-mile walk through the woods, odds are you're going to experience some foot pain later that day. If you're asking" why do my feet hurt in the morning, it might mean you're body isn't quite use to the amount of exercise. But the more you walk, the easier it will feel on your feet. Still if you are facing problem go for constitutional homoeopathic treatment for complete cure.
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I have desk job and in last 4 month I gained 10kgs. Pls help. Also there is one more problem, my feet (एड़ियां) are paining from last one month after I get up from bed and remains whole day. Pls help.

MPTh/MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist,
I have desk job and in last 4 month I gained 10kgs. Pls help.
Also there is one more problem, my feet (एड़ियां) are pa...
Deskjob usually leads to back and neck issues. I assume you are not involved in any physical activity. Go on a proper dieting program the pain which you are experiencing is due to inactivity and weight gain. Start with mild to moderate intensity exercises and diet. Following these instructions will definitely help you.
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My neck pains me for about 3 days now when turning my neck, I think I had a bad sleep. What do I do?

M.P.T-Ortho, Bachelor of physiotherapy
Physiotherapist,
My neck pains me for about 3 days now when turning my neck, I think I had a bad sleep. What do I do?
Take rest properly. Take hot fermentation. Use thin pillow. Avoid forward bending of neck for longer time. Take care about posture. Do neck strengthening excercise.
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I have backache which goes towards the leg and I am female. I have been suffering from this problem since last 4 months. Please suggest me. My age is 27 years old.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Jammu
I have backache which goes towards the leg and I am female. I have been suffering from this problem since last 4 mont...
Such a type of pain is called sciatica. I advise you to take tablet joddaram and tablet mahayograj guggul. One tablet three tines daily. U can msg me on my consult for more details.
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