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Dr. Shivakumar H.b

Orthopedist, Bangalore

Dr. Shivakumar H.b Orthopedist, Bangalore
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Dr. Shivakumar H.b is one of the best Orthopedists in Yelahanka, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Ashwini Hospital in Yelahanka, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shivakumar H.b on Lybrate.com.

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Tips to Improve Hip Mobility

M.Ch - Orthopaedics - , MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Tips to Improve Hip Mobility

One part of the human body is essential for the efficient functioning of another. The hip joint provides support to your overall body weight while you are at ease or in motion. Suffering from medical problems pertaining to the hip can impede free movement; walking, running, stooping, sitting or even lying down will cause immense pain and discomfort in such a situation. While certain bodily disabilities come with old age and are in most cases unavoidable; some others can actually be controlled through physical exercise.

Take a look at a few stretches to improve your hip mobility:

  1. Stretch like a pigeon: This yoga loosens up muscle tension in and around a person's hip. Your right leg must be stretched behind while the upper part of your body bends over a folded left leg in front. Your head rests on your coupled hands. This stretch improves the shape of your hip as well.  
  2. Try to be an eagle for hip firmness: To align your body in the perfect eagle pose; you probably need to be a conjurer; that is the kind of flexibility the posture requires. Be a half-chair making your hands intersect above your head while your left leg crosses the right one. The pressure is on your hip making it strong. Your body has to be in one single line. 
  3. Sit in the chair pose: Crouching on your haunches with your torso inclined to the front is a good way to better hip mobility. This exercise also relieves you of back pain. It adds potency to the muscles of your upper thighs thus giving a well- rounded hip extra support.  
  4. Stoop in the downward doggy pose: The downward doggy pose helps you concentrate on the fullness of your hips. The back muscles are stretched and the problem of a small, rickety hip is dealt with through this yoga. Your legs should be erect at the knees and should be stretched apart depending upon the width of your hip. The rest of your body should bend in a forward arch while your spread hands touch the ground.  
  5. Try out the benefits of World's Greatest Stretch: World's greatest stretch involves a series of stretches that not only accentuates your hipline making your hip muscles adaptable to stress but also tones muscles in other parts of your body. It is a three- fold exercise. The second step is the most difficult where your body is balanced on a half folded right leg and you're required to touch the ground with your right elbow.
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I have a leg pain more than a month when I am simply sitting but when walking there is no pain.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have a leg pain more than a month when I am simply sitting but when walking there is no pain.
: keep your leg raised while sitting or lying quadriceps strengthening exercises- quad clenches: lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Short arcs: lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Straight leg raise: lie flat on your back. One leg and knee will be straight and other leg should be bent. Pull your toes towards you and tighten/clench the muscle on the front of the thigh, locking your knee straight. Lift your foot up in the air, about 6 inches off the bed. Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower the leg. The knee must remain straight the whole time you are doing this exercise.
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I have a problem of muscle pain. It starts at any time and I am weak too. So is there any vitamins to solve these issues.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have a problem of muscle pain. It starts at any time and I am weak too. So is there any vitamins to solve these iss...
Do take ust and laser therapy for pain relief for 12 days followed by strengthening exercise from neuro physiotherapist apply hot and cold water fomentation for thrice a day for 5 days regularly do revert back for further assistance best wishes.
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I am 18 years old and I had body pain at night when I lay down on the bed and in nightmare without my knowledge I start to scream. Why these thing is happening to me?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Relax. This is anxiety of young mind. It will pass off in due course of time any way rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder.
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Hi I am 50 yrs old lady I am suffering from bp and diabetes and feel very weak all the time even cant stand up for half an hour please guide me

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Control your diabetes well. These symptoms will disappear. Any way Take CALDIKIND PLUS 1 tab daily for 10days Paracetamol 250mg sos Contact me after that. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. It may have to be further investigated.
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I am 21 year old female and have knees pain for last 2 or 3 years. I have used calcium tablets for 2 months but have not got any relief. What should I do now?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 21 year old female and have knees pain for last 2 or 3 years. I have used calcium tablets for 2 months but have ...
Advice. Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting. Quadriceps exercises. Hams stretching. Sports taping hot fomentation.
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Since there is occasional back pain - occasional pain in right testicle - occasional restriction in passage of urine - also swelling in umbilical area - under these conditions and since I am aged 65 years - what kind of condition I may be in please...."

MPTh/MPT, MSC CVR, MANUAL THERAPIST
Physiotherapist,
Get a urological screening done, You could be a lumbosacral radiculopathy, prostate enlargement or many other possibilities.
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Hi I had a Spain pain from last two days it took so hard to say I had tried most of the best ointment volini gel but it can be not good so can you please suggest me for a better option go do so.

BPT
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Hi   I had a Spain pain from last two days it took so hard to say I had tried most of the best ointment volini gel bu...
Hi do this 4 things for 3 days. Rest ice (apply ice for you r leg) compression (use creep bandage) elevation.(keep the pillow under you r effected leg)
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I have pain in my back. I am not able to move my body easily.

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
I have pain in my back. I am not able to move my body easily.
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 & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. 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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My left leg knee is giving pain and when folded for some time I feel more pain. so, what to do.?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My left leg knee is giving pain and when folded for some time I feel more pain. so, what to do.?
Your daily habits or age may be the root of your knee problems. Some common home care techniques for knee pain that control inflammation and help to break the inflammatory cycle are protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation, glucosamine supplement has also may help, I can prescribe a detailed treatment plan. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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Hi sir I have constant back pain problem since last 4 month my age is just 25 ,pain is throbbing in nature and aggravated by prolonged sitting like 3 or 4 constant sitting hour, please suggest me something like remedies I do not want analgesics.

M.D. - Ayurveda, B.A.M.S (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine& Surgery), N.D.D.Y(Diploma in Naturopathy,Diploma in Yoga)
Ayurveda, Pune
Hi sir I have constant back pain problem since last 4 month my age is just 25 ,pain is throbbing in nature and aggrav...
Do a massage on your back with oil named mahadhanwantarum taila. Make it warm and massage with someone's help. After that, give hit fomentation with a hot bottle or a cloth pack filled with salt and heated. Try to keep your posture erect always. Don't kick bike etc if possible for few days. Avoid jerks during journey. Increase calcium intake in form of warm milk, capsicum, paneer etc. When pain subsides, start practicing yoga asanas daily for back ache under guidance. That will prevent reoccurrence.
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She has back pain over 5 days and she I not able to do any work. What she would do?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
She has back pain over 5 days and she I not able to do any work. What she would do?
Advice…. Hot Fomentation x twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction. Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x twice daily. Bhujang Asana x twice daily. Back Stretching.
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Kindly advise cure for cinema goers syndrome. My left knee aches when I get up after sitting for a while. No pain while walking.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Kindly advise cure for cinema goers syndrome. My left knee aches when I get up after sitting for a while. No pain whi...
Hello prolonged sitting reduces the blood flow to the joint, second thing kneecap pain can be caused by any imbalance or dysfunction of the stabilising forces that keep the kneecap tracking smoothly in this groove, or by damage to the back surface of the kneecap. Treatment short term 1) icing 10 to 20 mins 2) taping of the specific muscle long term 1) stretching and strengthening of the muscles around the knee joint hope I answer the question regards.
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I am suffering from my cervical pain from 5 months. Please give me the solution. Thanks.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
apply volini gel on neck, do warm fomentation. avoid high pillow. do neck exercises in pain free period.. doexercise in all four planes, right , left , up and down. it will help you.
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My friend has an swollen leg from his accident. what to do? He doesn't feel the pain for the first two days but he says it's paining now.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My friend has an swollen leg from his accident. what to do? He doesn't feel the pain for the first two days but he sa...
Ask him to apply ice cold compressio over the swelling 2-3 times daily, apply volini gel and crepe bandage, take crocin 500mg one tablet sos after food for pain, let him take rest. If no relief, consult doctor
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I have a problem with joint pain. Knee pain. Please help me with better solution. Thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have a problem with joint pain. Knee pain. Please help me with better solution. Thank you.
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine rhus tox 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and update.
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Any treatment /medicine for joint pain( ra positive) in homeopathy ?

Rhus toxic is general medicine recommended for joint pains. After effects of Viral fever After viral fevers though you got successful treatment with antibiotics, a residue virus remains in your body which creates 1. Joint pain , knee joint, ankle joint, wrist joint, finger joints etc, remains painful in the body. 2. Sometimes fever continuously coming and going, called continuous fever, daily weekly. Also you find one or many below shown. Fatigue, tiresome, debility Body as well as muscle aches Low or high fever Inflammation of the pharynx Running nose Nasal congestion Sore throat Headache Redness and burning sensation in eyes Cough Skin rashes Diarrhea If you are unable to get cured ask me for best homeopathy medicine which cures effectively.
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I am 20 years old. I have been facing neck and shoulder pain can you suggest me in this issue?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 20 years old. I have been facing neck and shoulder pain can you suggest me in this issue?
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 doe s not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.
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I am having a problem with my heels when I wake up in the morning and put my legs on floor to walk my both heels pain for some time the after walking for some time the pain goes automatically.

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
I am having a problem with my heels when I wake up in the morning and put my legs on floor to walk my both heels pain...
Identify the mid point between the ankle bone and tendons and give pressure with a blunt edge on either side of your foot for 2 minutes. Also give pressure in the web between 2nd and 3rd finger from your toe for 2 minutes. Finally give a good massage for both feet in hot water.
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Age 55, female, unbearable knee pain, how to come out of pain

DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist,
Visit Knee Specialist. Get X rays. Confirm diagnosis then we can help. . Dr Prashant Parate Shoulder and Knee specialist Sports Injuries Specialist.
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