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Dr. Chithra Devi

Physiotherapist, Chennai

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Dr. Chithra Devi is one of the best Physiotherapists in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Chithra Devi personally at Shakthi Physio Clinic in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Chithra Devi on Lybrate.com.

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Shop No.1, Commercial Complex, Vallur Camp, NCTPS Quarters. Landmark: Via Ennur Port TNEB, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Hi, I am a 20 years old male, I have backpain whenever I look up, and its since a long period around 2 months, what should I do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi, I am a 20 years old male, I have backpain whenever I look up, and its since a long period around 2 months, what s...
Hi, thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You are very young to actually have persistent back pains. If you have localized back pain with no other symptoms like radiating leg pain, neurological symptoms like numbness, weakness, paresthesias etc and with no other associated constitutional symptoms like evening rise in temperature, loss of weight, excessive sweating at night etc, then you can start with following recommendations for initial period of 2-3 weeks: - to maintain proper posture of your back while working and sleeping - if pain is more then you can take a short course of an anti-inflammatory medication like tab etoshine or paracetamol or one which suits you - physical therapy initially under supervision of a trained physiotherapist and then to continue at home - adequate calcium & vitamin d intake if levels are low in body - ice packs can applied if your pain is acute, then hot fomentation can be done at home - analgesic spray for local application can be used and is easily available. - avoid lifting heavyweight/ acute forward bending in mornings etc we will observe you for next 2-3 weeks how you respond to this conservative management protocol. If you are not feeling better, then we will have to get some investigations like, dynamic x rays of lower back and few blood tests for evaluation. 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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I am a gymnastics trainer since last 2 years, but from last 2 months I am facing joint pain, what should I do to get rid off it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am a gymnastics trainer since last 2 years, but from last 2 months I am facing joint pain, what should I do to get ...
Hi, Apply Bakson’s Rheum Aid oil gently (2-3 times a day) and take orally Bakson’s Rheum-Aid syrup/ 1 tablespoon thrice daily. Also, increase your dietary intake of calcium which is present in green leafy vegetables, milk, milk products, sea food, white legumes, dried fig, black-eyed peas, almonds, oranges, seasame seeds. And vitamin D which is essential for absorption of calcium in our body and is synthesized naturally after getting exposed to sunlight, so early morning sunlight for 10-15 min. 2-3 times a day is mandatory. Apart from this, do walk daily along with physiotherapy will also help you.
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My name is harpal singh. I am 65 year old male and I have left and right knee pain please advise me.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My name is harpal singh. I am 65 year old male and I have left and right knee pain please advise me.
Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting- quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will.
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I go to school and I have to carry many books so my back pains a lot so what should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Sultanpur
I go to school and I have to carry many books so my back pains a lot so what should I do?
dear friend please increase your diet. you need some extra nutrition to solve this. take 500 ml milk daily along with your daily diet.
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Hello sir I am ashok chiudavarapu from Bhubaneswar working as software developer so daily eight hours I am had to sitting chair post 6 months so im suffering with back pakn I used many tablets it can't work please help me.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello sir I am ashok chiudavarapu from Bhubaneswar working as software developer so daily eight hours I am had to sit...
Posture correction must. Tk soft pillow for back support and break between work do physiotherapy treatment. After relief do stretching exercise in daily routine.
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I am 29 year male and I have left side leg finger problem. Because my left side leg's third finger had broken last 2 years ago. That time we treatment it nearest hospital. But still it is paining.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 29 year male and I have left side leg finger problem. Because my left side leg's third finger had broken last 2 ...
Calf stretches standing calf stretch stand away from a wall and put your fight foot behind you and be sure your toes are facing forward. Lean forward at the ankle while bending the right knee and keeping your heel on the ground. Hold this for 30 to 60 seconds. Repeat 10 times a twice a day.
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I am a 16 years old boy. I have a small pain in tip of right thumb. What should I do?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I am a 16 years old boy. I have a small pain in tip of right thumb. What should I do?
Hi apply cold water fomentation thrice a day for 5 days. If still you don't get relief see a physiotherapist for wax bath and joint mobilization.
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Sir my name is Deepak Panchal ANd my age is 14 I have backpain through last two week last five days it has been increase it is very painful if you have any solution please help me.

Pain Management Specialist, Nagpur
Sir my name is Deepak Panchal ANd my age is 14 I have backpain through last two week last five days it has been incre...
Dear lybrate user you can take mild pain killer and rest for a few days. But if pain does not subside consult a pain physician.
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Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

MBBS, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), DNB - Orthopedics, Mch
Orthopedist, Delhi
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Different methods to treat Disc problems

Hello friends, I am Dr Gaurav Khera. I am an orthopaedic surgeon, doing joint replacements and spine surgeries at the Access healthcare. Now today I will be talking about the lumbar degenerative disc disease. Now it sounds very big, but it is not as complicated as it sounds. It basically is what you people commonly know as a disc disease. So it is a fairly common problem that is seen in our population today. In fact about 30 or 40% of the patients who come to our OPD have lower back pains, some have other disc problems and very commonly seen after 40 years of age and this incidence gradually increases up to 60-70 years of age. The other ecological factors which are associated with this are, first of all smoking, secondly it is, mild to moderate trauma, thirdly its seen in people who lift heavy weights, fourth is obesity, especially central obesity, that is if you have a very heavy waistline.

Now what is Lumbar degenerative disc disease? Now, our spine is composed of multiple bones, which are starting from your neck and they come all the way down to your hip, divided into the cervical, dorsal, lumbar and sacral spine. And between these bones, there are these small pieces of discs, which act as cushions. When your body walks, these act as shock absorbers between your body’s bones. Now this discs, when these come out of their normal place, it gives or presses against the nerves which are passing through these areas and it causes pain. This is what happens in the disc disease. Basically, in the patient it will come as a lower back pain, and this pain will be travelling down to the hip, and it will also be coming down to the legs. Some people complain that as they walk, the pain increases.

They also complain of tingling numbness. They complain that sometimes their fingers or their toes are feeling numb. These are some of the very common symptoms which are being seen. Few people may have only lower back pain, and these are the people who do not have very significant disc disease. Now there are two main causes of the disc disease. First is an inflammatory reaction that occurs in the disc, and second is the micro motion instabilities that occur. Inflammatory reactions may occur as a result of some small traumas which may occur such as when you may injure your back. Such inflammatory reactions occur in the form of small swellings in the body. And micro motion instabilities are when the body ages, the disc which has an outer fibrous thick layer, that degenerates, and as it degenerates, the pulp which is there at the centre, of the discs, tends to degenerate. What I mean is it comes out of its normal space. And as it comes out of the normal place, it comes and tends to press on the nerves and these are the two most common causes.

All disc patients are not to be operated. When we get these patients, the first and foremost investigation that we do is a X-Ray. And if required, we go in for a MRI. Frankly MRI is the known standard to diagnose the disc disease. The findings of a MRI are always coordinated with the clinical findings. Once we have diagnosed that it is a disc problem, we have to establish that what the compression on the nerves is. If the nerve compression is a lot, and if we think that we cannot do anything other than surgery, then we take the patient for a surgery.

If not, we take the patient fro physiotherapy, lifestyle changes and few medications. These medications may carry on for few weeks to few months. And a lot of exercise has to be carried on regularly. Lifestyle changes such as weight loss, stoppage of smoking is very important. And if you can achieve this, then your problems are very easily solved. If you have any queries regarding your disc problems or back pains, then you can get in touch with me for the same.

You can reach me in my clinic, which is there in Indrapuri, by the name of Dr Khera’s Wellness Clinic or you can also contact me through Lybrate for the same. Thank You.
 

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