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Nagamani Hospital

Orthopaedic Clinic

#116 - 118, G A Road, Washermanpet. Landmark: Near Kalmandapam Telephone Exchange Old Washermanpet, Chennai Chennai
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Nagamani Hospital Orthopaedic Clinic #116 - 118, G A Road, Washermanpet. Landmark: Near Kalmandapam Telephone Exchange Old Washermanpet, Chennai Chennai
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Nagamani Hospital is known for housing experienced Orthopedists. Dr. Dilip Kumar, a well-reputed Orthopedist, practices in Chennai. Visit this medical health centre for Orthopedists recommended by 106 patients.

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Compartment Syndrome - What Exactly It Is?

MD, FIPP
Pain Management Specialist, Kolkata
Compartment Syndrome - What Exactly It Is?

What is Compartment Syndrome?
Compartment syndrome is a type of condition that occurs when pressure builds up inside a muscle tissue in the body. Compartment syndrome usually occurs due to swelling or internal bleeding after an injury. The swelling should go away once the wound heals. However in some cases, if the swelling doesn't improve quickly, it leads to the accumulation of pressure. Let us have a look at the symptoms and the causes in depth.

Understanding Compartment Syndrome:
Compartment syndrome is not exactly a disease, but it hampers the flow of blood to and from the affected tissues. Groups of organs/muscles are organized into zones called compartments. During an injury, blood may start accumulating in these compartments, as a result of which the pressure inside the chamber rises restricting smooth blood flows. Severe tissue damage can result, with a loss of body function as well. Compartment syndrome can be fatal in some cases if not treated immediately. The common areas where this occurs are the legs, arms, and abdomen.

Compartment Syndrome Causes:
Compartment syndrome can occur immediately after an injury or they can happen when the treatment plan for the injury is under way. The biggest risk is that while some compartment syndrome takes days to form, few cases occur within hours. The acute form of the condition occurs when there is damage to the bone like a fracture to the hand and limbs. Other causes can include crush injuries, over-tight bandaging, burns and prolonged compression of an arm or leg. Blood clots also cause this condition in some cases, and so does strenuous physical exercises. A simple physical exam is used to diagnose compartment syndrome along with an X-Ray.

Compartment Syndrome Treatment:
Treatment for compartment syndrome works on the fundamental principle of reducing the pressure to the affected region. Dressings and casts that hamper the blood flow have to be removed immediately. Movement and bodily functions of the affected area have to be monitored vigorously. Surgery is one of the foolproof ways to ease the pressure. It is done by making long incisions into the skin underneath the affected area and releasing the pressure. The surgeries are done as minimally invasive procedures and can be clubbed together with the treatment plan the person is undergoing. In some cases, if the pressure is weak and not restricting the flow, then physical therapies can be undertaken. Medications can also help to an extent along with strength exercises.

With the advances made in medical science, doctors can identify potential compartment syndrome symptoms more quickly. Since these mostly occur when undergoing the treatment, the condition has a better chance of getting identified at its root. They can be avoided mostly with the experience of the physician.

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4 Things That Lead to Arthritis!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
4 Things That Lead to Arthritis!

Arthritis is a joint disorder featuring inflammation. A joint is an area of the body where two different bones meet. A joint in the body functions to move the body parts connected by its bones. Arthritis literally means inflammation of one or more joints.

Arthritis is frequently accompanied by joint pain. Joint pain is referred to as arthralgia. When four or more joints are involved, the arthritis is referred to as polyarthritis. When two or three joints are involved, it is referred to as oligoarthritis. When only a single joint is involved, it is referred to as monoarthritis.

Cause of arthritis

It is difficult to narrow down a single cause for it, but a combination of reasons may trigger this disease.

  1. Injury: A hurtful injury can cause your joint to get inflamed and may also damage the tissue around it leading to arthritis.
  2. Heredity factors: In many cases, the genetic make-up of an individual can also cause this.
  3. Diet and nutrition: Sometimes, consuming the wrong diet can cause your joint to either fall weak or affect the tissue around it. For example, sugar-rich foods are not good for your joints
  4. Less cartilage: Cartilage is a firm but flexible connective tissue in your joints. It protects the joints by absorbing the pressure and shock created when you move and put stress on them. A reduction in the normal amount of this cartilage tissue cause some forms of arthritis.

Symptoms of arthritis

Most common signs on the onset of this disease are stiffness, redness of the skin around a joint, pain due to inflammation, it might also affect your immune system causing a loss appetite if the disease is because of your immune system.

How can Ayurveda help?

Ayurveda can work wonders for this disease since a right combination of nourishing herbs and stable yoga postures improve your joint health for a longer time. Since the treatment is totally organic, the calcium absorption of your body is increased naturally without any side effects. Even Ayurvedic oils work well for joint pain and give you quick relief. If you have been to able to find the right treatment then Ayurveda is for you.

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All About Rheumatoid Arthritis

MD - Internal Medicine, FUPDA, FICP, FIACM
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faizabad
All About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune disorder which causes abnormal swelling of the body joints due to a sudden attack to the joints by the immune system of the body. This disorder is fairly common in the body parts that are more frequently used such as the knees, fingers, shoulders, wrists, elbows and the hips. Although rare, this disorder can also affect the ligaments or the tendons along with kidney, lungs, eyes or the heart.

This disorder tends to be chronic. Although the exact cause of the disease is still unknown, the loss of immunity generally leads to the disorder. Thus people who are obese, regular smokers, or who have had a family history of this condition are the most vulnerable to this disorder.

Symptoms

The symptoms of Rheumatoid arthritis are:

  1. Severe pain in the joints.
  2. Severe pain coupled with high fever.
  3. Stiffening and inflammation of the joints, resulting in intense pain.
  4. Exhaustion, fatigue and sudden weight loss.
  5. The pain gets aggravated in cold weather conditions.

Treatments

If rheumatoid arthritis is not treated immediately after diagnosis, it might cause further complications in the future such as lymphatic blood cancers, osteoporosis (a medical condition resulting in brittle and weak bones), blockage of the arteries and dry mouth syndrome (Xerostomia).

The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis includes:

  1. Prescribed dosage of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen and Naproxen, anti-rheumatoid drugs such as Methotrexate and steroidal drugs such as Prednisone help in reducing inflammation and pain. The dosage depends on the intensity of the condition.
  2. Performing regular exercises which will help you retain flexibility of the joints and subsequently cure rheumatoid arthritis.
  3. In extreme cases, the doctor might suggest surgeries such as:
    • Synovectomy: A surgery that removes the damaged portion of the joint
    • Joint fusion: This option will realign the joint and reduce the pain
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Hi To improve my sex power sir what to eat and sometimes I am getting a back pain after having sex what was the reason.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Sexologist, Pune
Hi To improve my sex power sir what to eat and sometimes I am getting a back pain after having sex what was the reason.
take proper diet, fruits, milk, cows ghee, take proper rest. Avoid masturbation, stress, oily,spicy food. do regular exercise, walking .
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Some time I feel sense less in my left hand. Most of the time when I bath with hot water my left hand got sense less. It duration around 30 minutes. Why it's happening?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
Some time I feel sense less in my left hand. Most of the time when I bath with hot water my left hand got sense less....
Hi lybrate-user, you may be suffering from a vitamin b 12 deficiency. Get this checked out. It is a simple blood test. Let us know the results. Common in vegetarians.
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I am a state level player of cricket. Before one month I was suffering from slip disc. Now I am feeling better. I just want to know can I play cricket again if yes then how much rest I need to take.

MDT(Mc Kenzie) , P.G-Dietitian, N.D.T-( Neuro Development Technic ), Physiotherapist
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I am a state level player of cricket. Before one month I was suffering from slip disc. Now I am feeling better. I jus...
Whenever you going for play always do stretching exercises of back and daily 2 back strengthening exercise.
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I am a tailor and I am doing this job over 15 years I have pain in my ankle and backache & knee what should I do help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am a tailor and I am doing this job over 15 years I have pain in my ankle and backache & knee what should I do help...
Homoepathic treatment ruta 200 4pills 3 times bio comb no 19 4pills 3 times and revert back for further treatment.
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My question left leg nee pain last two month. My age 56 years, dr.treatment going on, medicine taken cartigen tab but problem is still.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
My question left leg nee pain last two month. My age 56 years, dr.treatment going on, medicine taken cartigen tab but...
This is very common in this age. Follow the tips to reduce your knee pain and consult with me online for ayurvedic treatment. Tips. 1. Massage of oil on knee 2. Hot fomentation 3. Make a chapati of urad dal with til tel and put on the knee for 30 minutes. 4. Take calcium supplement daily. 5. Some exercise for knee is also necessary 6. Otherwise you can walk for 15 mints 7. Avoid badi vegetables and dal. 8. Ayurvedic medicines can help to reduce your knee pain. Thank you.
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Hot And Cold Therapy - How It Helps To Treat Lower Back Pain?

MD, FIPP
Pain Management Specialist, Kolkata
Hot And Cold Therapy - How It Helps To Treat Lower Back Pain?

Lower back pain can be one of the most physically debilitating things that can affect you and limit your mobility. Even if the pain isn’t that acute, it could still signal something deteriorating in your lower back. While oral medications, topical creams or sprays can help in reducing pain, there are other effective remedies you can try on your own. These will be handy when you have no medications at hand. One of these is the hot and cold therapy.

Heat therapy for lower back pain

Heat works well with lower back pain as it can dilate blood vessels and improve circulation within the tissue. This will help in circulation and also result in lowering the pain. Heat therapy will also loosen up other muscles in the area and help soothe sore areas which have been taking the burden along with the lower back muscles. Some of the techniques that can be applied are:

1. All day heat wraps: These are specially manufactured belts or wraps which wrap around your abdomen and keep tightness and pressure on your lower back as well as supplying heat.

2. Electric heating pads: These are mechanized heating pads which generate heat with electricity. You can place them under you back and then either sit or sleep with it positioned behind you. However, ensure that you don’t keep these for too long as they could burn your skin.

3. Hot compress with towels or hot water bags: Use a clean towel and heat it over a conductive surface and apply it on your lower back. You can also use hot water bags for the same purpose.

Cold therapy for lower back pain

Cold therapy uses the principle of constriction of blood vessels as well as slowing circulation. This will help numb the area and thus help relieve the pain. Some of the ways these can be administered are mentioned below.

1. Ice towel: In this method, soak a towel in ice cold water, wring it to dry it and then apply on your lower back. This will numb the pain without transferring the sting of the cold or damaging your skin.

2. Ice packs: Put about half a kg of ice in a plastic Ziploc bag and pour water over the ice to just about cover it. Push out the air out of the bag and then lock it. Use this ice pack with a towel to ensure that you back doesn't get wet.

3. Ice gel packs: These are ready made packs, which can be bought from medical stores and kept frozen to be used whenever you need it in order to relieve lower back pain.

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For the last one year both my heels pain.In the morning after I get up from bed it pains more.

Physiotherapist, Chennai
For the last one year both my heels pain.In the morning after I get up from bed it pains more.
Hi Lybrate user You are suffering from Plantar fasciitis. To reduce the pain follow ds: 1.After waking up do contrast bath and start stepping down 2. Do Calf and foot stretch twice a day 3.Do Ankle toe pumps 10 reps x 2 sets x twice a day 4.Check out your foot arch. If it is less, high or flat foot modify your foot wear 5.Self Myofascial Release using tennis ball in calf muscle 6. Consult a Physiotherapist for more relief Thank you.
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I am 45 years old female. I have pain at one point on the middle of the backbone. Consulted orthopaedic took x-ray n told no problem in that, prescribed calcium tablet but even after 3 months pain persists. For routine work no problem wen I touch that spot I feel pain. My menstruation cycle is regular.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am 45 years old female. I have pain at one point on the middle of the backbone. Consulted orthopaedic took x-ray n ...
Hello, The problem is not of reproductive system, you should direct your query to an orthopaedician and possible that you may have vertebral compression or dislocation.
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I have back pain last 2 months, I use solution for pain relief but it is no result, so what should I do.

Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have back pain last 2 months, I use solution for pain relief but it is no result, so what should I do.
Hi Lybrate user Apply diclofenac gel in painful area after 3 - 5 min, keep hot pack 10 minutes thrice a day. Do some mild ex's, because ex's also relief pain. Ex's like Straight leg raise, Cat and camel ex's, pelvic bridging, stretching. Thank you.
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Hi, I am 30 years old. I feel pain when I up staring means I can not bent down on my knees. But there is nothing in x-ray. I stop dancing. One doctor said its arthritis one said its patella femoral but no solution given. As per symptoms its seems tendinosis. Please suggest something so that I can dance again.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Hi, I am 30 years old. I feel pain when I up staring means I can not bent down on my knees. But there is nothing in x...
Dear lybrate-user, it might be sprain in tendons which is hampering your activity nothing to worry about please use Rhuatox 1M thrice for 3 days and along with it use electral once daily. Consult thereafter.
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I am 21 years old female I have h shoulder and neck pain from last 4 month. Many time my neck get sticked. please help me out.

Bachelor Of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 21 years old female I have h shoulder and neck pain from last 4 month. Many time my neck get sticked. please hel...
hello try to stop watching TV prolong do hot fermentation daily 15 min twice a day do stretch followed by hold and relax
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I have a lot of pain in my back since last 2 or 3 years I have tried a lot of medicines as well as injections but it did not worked. Give me some suggestions.

BAMS, MD - Medicine
Ayurveda, Bareilly
I have a lot of pain in my back since last 2 or 3 years
I have tried a lot of medicines as well as injections but it ...
give ur radiological findings, take Kati basti for two weeks. use tryodashang guggulhu one b.d. nd do suryanamaskar n Tadasan.
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I suffer from knee pain when I am running .please provide me any remedies for this problem.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I suffer from knee pain when I am running .please provide me any remedies for this problem.
I advice you to wear a knee cap while running. Before going for running do proper warm up and do stretching which will help you to relieve pain and will help to improve the blood circulation .after running do colling down .if pain is their you can keep ice also.
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Hello, I am a 29 years old male suffering with knee pain (probably joint pain) (left leg) for the last couple of weeks. Unable to sleep/sit or even stand. It is also observed that both my legs didn't have any strength neither in muscles not in the bones. Didn't use any medication so far, however, tried home remedies like soaking legs in salted Luke warm water etc. Please suggest what to do. PS: I've been smoking for almost 10 years now and for the past 5 or 6 years smoking more than a pack/day.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, I am a 29 years old male suffering with knee pain (probably joint pain) (left leg) for the last couple of week...
Hello, Lybrates user, Smoking is a risk factor for osteoporosis, it decreases bone density. You need to quit smoking, first to ease your problem. Tk, plenty if water to eliminate toxins. Go, for meditation to. Nourish your physique & brain. Tk, homoeopathic medicine:@ Nux vom 30-6 pills. You may consult a physiotherapist, please. Tk, care.
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Had severe back pain at the lower part which radiated to left leg. Applied some oil and got some relief but no completely wonder what should I do now.

DNHE, BPTh/BPT, weight management specialist
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
Had severe back pain at the lower part which radiated to left leg. Applied some oil and got some relief but no comple...
There can be compression of nerve at some level of the spine or disc bulge,better would be to get yourself examined by a dcotor..in the mean while rest as much as you can ,apply some volini gel,dont massage that area,you can wear a LS belt to give support to the back..avoid bending forward and lifting heavy weights or 'exercising for few days.Do ice compression Don't sleep on hard surface or floor.
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Dislocation - What Can be the Reasons Behind it?

MBBS, MS Ortho, DNB (Orthopedics), Dip SICOT (Belgium), FISOC (USA), MNAMS (Ortho), FASM (Singapore)
Orthopedist, Chennai
Dislocation - What Can be the Reasons Behind it?

Dislocation refers to an injury, which causes the bones to abnormally separate from each other in the joint, which is the meeting place of the bones. Dislocation causes intense pain and is most common in the fingers, shoulders and the elbows. Although a timely diagnosis can make your pain go away, any future injury in the tendons or the ligaments might bring back the injury. 

What can cause a dislocation?
The causes of dislocation are as follows:

  1. A body joint can get dislocated if you have suffered a fall.
  2. If you are into any form of sports that requires strenuous physical activity and intense exertion on certain body parts like gymnastics, football or volleyball you have a chance of suffering from dislocated body joints.
  3. Automobile accidents can also cause dislocation of joints.
  4. Some People who are with a loose ligament and are more likely to get a dislocated joint than other people. This may happen without the influence of a major physical trauma or stress.


Understanding the signs and symptoms
In the majority of the cases, a dislocation of the joint is easily detectable as it induces inflammation along with redness and deformation of the affected area. Some of the other symptoms that might occur as a result of the dislocation of the body joints could be: 

  1. You might experience severe pain while moving the dislocated joint.
  2. There will be a lack of sensation near the dislocated portion.
  3. There might be a stinging sensation in the dislocated area.
  4. In certain areas you may not be able to move the joint at all

If you have a dislocated joint, the doctors can easily relocate them. Depending on the amount of swelling and pain you are experiencing, the doctor might administer local anesthesia during the process. If the joint dislocation is too severe or has multiple instances of dislocation, then you may have to undergo surgery. Surgery may also be suggested if the adjoined ligaments or tendons are severely affected along with the joints. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an orthopedist.

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Hello Sir I am 50 years old woman my weight is 50 kg. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis since last one year. As written on prescription OA knee. Doc wrote me rejoint and Vit D3 for three months. Which I had regularly. My knee pain is not very severe though. Kindly advice me If I need to take rejoint and vit D3 regularly or should I stop it after using it for three months? How to prevent further damage to the knee Sir? I do regular walking and quite active. Thank you Sir.

DNHE, BPTh/BPT, weight management specialist
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
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I am 50 years old woman my weight is 50 kg. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis since last one year. As writt...
If your vit D level is within n normal limit then no need to take more supplements, so get the blood test repeated for the same and keep vit D level normal by sitting in sunlight for 10-15 min everyday, take milk, egg yolks, mushrooms. Besides that you should be doing knee strengthening exercise everyday after consulting a physiotherapist. Also omega 3 is good for joints. Can take fish, avocado,nuts for that.
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