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Spinal Surgery Disorders
Treatment of Neurological Problems
Treatment of Nerve And Muscle Disorders
Treatment of Hip Disorders
Neuro Physiotherapy Treatment
Treatment of Knee Injury
Pregnancy Exercise Therapy
Treatment of Sports Injuries
Treatment of Splinting
Treatment of Spondylosis
Arthritis And Pain Management Treatment
Heat Therapy Treatment
Post Pregnancy Classes
Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Treatment of Shin Splints
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My lower back is very sensitive and prone to pain frequently. Please advise me to strengthen my back. Will going for walking for 30 min daily help me. Is walking good or bad for back pain. I also suffer from sciatica sometimes.
I am suffering from back pain only on left side. After taking pain killer. Only one change in. Position Causes pain. Hot water is poured gives relaxation. Is it ok I continue pain killer Mobi 10k or go for any other treatment beside ointments to the effected pain killer. Pl advise and mail me. Thanks Prabhu Bangalore.
I did my MRI and this is the report:- CONCLUSION:- Cervical spondylosis disco-osteophytes & right paracentral at C6_7 intervarteble disc ,encroaching on right foramina, causing significant compression of the subarachnoid space & right C7 ventral nerve root. Annular bulges at C4_5 & C5_6 intervertebral discs, causing indentation of the subarachnoid space. It is my request that please explain me this report and also suggest me any treatment or precautions that I should follow onwards. Also please suggest me about exercise if necessary. Waiting for reply.
I am 59 years old male. Govt. Of WB officer. Suffered knee injury in the year 1993. During plaster at knee possibly infection occurred and then varicose vein. I use tight stockings advised by Dr. of PG hospital. Now I am suffering from severe muscle cramp. I am seeking your valuable advice for medication or exercise.
My friend is 13. She has been having foot pain for months now. Today she told me that the doctors told her that she grew too fast and now she has adult bones which will cause her to not be able to run or jump. They also said that the pain was permanent. Is it possible?
Having severe pain in thigh to hip bone? I live in adarsh nagar delhi please suggest a doctor or medicine. Regards rishabh.
My arm was broken15 years ago and it's effect seen now when I joined gym. Is there any solution.Please tell sir.
Sciatica pain arises due to compression or injury to the sciatic nerve, which is the single largest nerve in our body. It consists of individual nerve roots, which branching out from the lower back (spine) to the back side of each leg. It supplies the sensation to the leg structures and power to the muscles of the legs. The origination of the sciatic pain lies in the lower back of the body and radiates down the buttock to the sciatic nerve.
Causes of the sciatica pain
- Herniated disc (also known as PIVD/DISC bulge) : Most common cause of low back pain and radiating leg pain could be a herniated disc in the lower back of the body.
- Spondylosis: Spondylosis in the lower back would also be a reason for the development of the sciatica pain.It can cause reduction in the size of the gap though which the nerve exits.
- Muscles and ligaments: In some cases spasm of the muscles in lower back may cause sciatica pain. Other causes are a spinal injury, degenerative disc disease, infection in and around the lower back. The pain would worsen, if an individual is in an occupation where he or she has to stand or sit for hours at length without physical activities. The lifting of heavy things would strain the sciatic nerves as well.
How to identify sciatica pain?
Sciatica pain varies from infrequent aching pain to a constant throbbing pain travelling down the lower back. So initially it is difficult to detect whether it is sciatic pain or not. But when the constant pain in the lower back leads right down in the leg, most of the times till the toes and foot, it is really time for an individual to get in touch with a doctor. The pain can give a burning or pricking sensation, sometimes very severe, making it difficult for the person to stand up or walk properly. Along with the pain, one can feel fatigued. If left untreated, it may cause permanent damage to the nerves and spinal cord (Rare). Treating it early is very important to prevent long term problems.
Treatment for sciatica pain
Sciatica can be treated in both surgical and non-surgical way. The non-surgical pain treatment would include physical exercises and oral medications along with natural treatment.
- Medications: Painkiller medications prescribed by the doctor can be used to reduce sciatica. Medicines like aspirin, non-steroidal, mild opoioids or oral steroids can help reduce the pain.
- Pain Management Steroid injection: Epidural steroid injection acts faster as it is injected in the affected area, thus providing relief from the pain quickly. This is done when other non surgical treatments are not working. This helps in avoiding surgery in almost 80% of the cases.
- Exercise: Early morning exercises can be quite helpful. Surgery : Surgical treatment is required rarely as sciatica tends to respond well with non-surgical treatments. If the pain continues for over a month despite treatment, or patient is having some serious complications like loss of bladder and bowel function, surgical treatment will be considered.
- Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy: The surgical treatment named Percutaneous endoscopic disc discectomy and foraminotomy constitutes a large part of interventional pain physicians and it has evolved considerably in terms of surgical technique and instrumentation. Percutaneous endoscopic discectomy is a relatively new technique for removing lumbar disc herniation. It involves using an endoscope to visualize the disc removal. The discectomy is performed from under local anesthesia and sedation using specially developed instruments. The advantage of percutaneous endoscopic discectomy is that the disc is approached posterolaterally through the triangle of Kambin without the need for bone or facet resection thus preserving spinal stability. The procedure is day care and is done under local anaesthesia. Minimally invasive surgical options like endoscopic discectomy are boon for patients as they avoid any cut or sutures on the skin.
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