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Dr. Clement Joseph

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics

Orthopedist, Chennai

18 Years Experience  ·  0 - 700 at clinic
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Dr. Clement Joseph is an experienced Orthopedist in Perumbakkam, Chennai. He has over 18 years of experience as a Orthopedist. He studied and completed MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics . He is currently associated with Globel Hospital in Perumbakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Clement Joseph on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - U.Dr.MGR - 2000
MS - Orthopaedics - Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai - 2002
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Osteoarthritis - 5 Tips to Help You Prevent It

M.Ch. orthopaedics, M.S. (Orth)
Orthopedist, Ludhiana
Osteoarthritis - 5 Tips to Help You Prevent It

Osteoarthritis is among the most common ailments that people on the other side of 50 are affected with. Few of the primary reasons behind osteoarthritis are age, obesity and weakened bones. Sometimes, osteoarthritis stems from joint injury or some sort of stress on the bones. It leads to acute pain and stiffness and can only be cured through medication and exercise. The symptoms may vary from mild creakiness in the joints and swelling to the loss of cartilages between bones.

Long periods of inactivity can also trigger extreme stiffness as well. While it is an extremely painful disease, it does not spread to the other parts of the body. Inflammation of various degrees in the ligaments and joints is the primary cause of osteoarthritis and sustained treatment can only result in abating of pain. Osteoarthritis is usually treated through detecting the symptoms and through other imaging tests, while joint replacement may be a viable solution, there are other non-surgical processes that reap fruitful results while battling osteoarthritis.

It usually involves an optimum mixture of exercises and drug therapy. While there are several cures available, prevention should always be a priority.

  1. Physical activity: Obesity is one of the primary causes of osteoarthritis. Certain prescribed exercises can go a long way in improving muscle strength and reducing joint pains. However, excessive exercises must be avoided. Other preventive methods include medicinal spa, massage and chiropractics. These are extremely beneficial in cases osteoarthritis.
  2. Medicines and drugs: Osteoarthritis can be kept under control and averted through specific medications. Drugs can be consumed orally or can be injected directly as per the prescription of the doctor if he or she forebodes an onset of osteoarthritis. Knee lubricants have also been helpful in curing osteoarthritis. For more severe conditions, specified medical attention may be required.
  3. Nutritional Supplements: For obtaining relief from joint pains, a proper and healthy diet is necessary. An enhanced supply of calcium, vitamin D and Omega-3 fatty acids is thus mandatory for remedying and preventing osteoarthritis. A healthy diet builds your immunity and prevents such diseases.
  4. Surgery: Although not the favorite, knee replacement surgery is often undertaken even if initial signs of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis are detected. These are relatively hassle-free surgeries which go a long way in providing relief. However, you must follow the advice of the doctors thoroughly before opting for this.
  5. Acupuncture: Acupuncture has gained a lot of popularity in the recent times. Based on ancient techniques, this involves gently needling the various pressure points to purify the system from within and reduce the joint pains. They have extremely health boosting properties and contribute to one’s overall well-being. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Orthopaedics.
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I am a 25 year old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do? please help.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am a 25 year old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do? please help.
Investigations advised - hb, tlc, dlc, esr, sugar f & pp, uric acid, vit d3 urine r/e x ray of the affected part. Anyway you may try- sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomentation. 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. If no relief in 4_5 days, then inform again.
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I have severe back ach since many months. All diagnosis depict the normal status but still suffering from pain.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have severe back ach since many months.
All diagnosis depict the normal status but still suffering from pain.
Tk physiotherapy treatment swd tens and ultrasonic therapy best option for you avoid long sitting and toward bending.
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Rotator Cuff Tears: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Hyderabad
Rotator Cuff Tears: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Rotator cuff is the name given to four muscles and their tendons, which keep your arms in your shoulder sockets, allowing you to lift your arms and do day-to-day stuff like combing your hair, cutting vegetables etc.

The shoulder joint is a very important joint of the body and this is why any tear that happens in the rotator cuff can be devastating.

Causes

Tears can happen in rotator cuff due to a number of factors like injury and degeneration due to age. Tears that happen due to an injury to the shoulder are called acute. Degenerative tears are tears that happen due to degeneration of the tendon over time.

Common causes of degeneration are lack of proper blood circulation, which impedes the rotator cuff’s ability to repair itself. Repetitive stress is another cause where we stress the tendon by repeating the same shoulder motions again and again while playing games like tennis, cricket etc. and doing jobs that require us to extend our arms upwards a lot. Lifting heavy objects can also lead to tears.

Symptoms

Chronic shoulder and arm pain are good reasons for you to see your doctor. If you suffer from pain in your shoulder at rest, while sleeping on the affected shoulder or pain while lifting and lowering your arm, then there is no time to wait.

The doctor will do a physical examination by moving your arm in different directions. He may follow it up with X-rays and MRI to check how big the tear is in your rotator cuff.

Treatment

Once confirmed that you indeed have a rotator cuff tear, your doctor will start the treatment. The goal of any treatment is to reduce pain and make your shoulder joint work properly again.

Nonsurgical Treatments: 

Nonsurgical treatments include rest, using of a sling to protect the shoulder and modifying your daily activities. This means you may not be able to do activities that cause shoulder pain. Your doctor can also prescribe pain and anti-inflammatory medicines. Strengthening and physical therapy bring up the rear of this type of treatment.

What you must remember is that nonsurgical treatment relieves pain and improves function in the shoulder, but does not improve shoulder strength. The size of your tear may also increase over time.

Surgery: 

Surgery, which attaches the rotator cuff to your bone, is done if you suffer from continuous pain and symptoms over a year or so. If you have a large tear, conservative treatments will not work and surgery will have to be resorted to. 

If you have been suffering from chronic shoulder or arm pain, waiting and watching is definitely not an option. You must visit an orthopedic surgeon at the earliest. Remember, if treatment is not started soon enough, your rotator cuff tear will get larger and will require only surgery.

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Psoriatic Arthritis - Can Homeopathy Help Treat it?

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Psoriatic Arthritis - Can Homeopathy Help Treat it?

Psoriasis is an auto-immune provocative disease and that is known to primarily affect the skin. The skin lesions basically appear on the skin above the knees and elbow. It is basically classified into 5 types namely plaque, guttate, pustular, inverse and erythrodermic. The major causes of this condition are stress, injury and cold climatic condition.

The skin condition is marked by white scaly patches that appear on the top layer of the skin. Psoriatic arthritis occurs in individuals who suffer from psoriasis for a longer time. The weakening of the immune system of the body is the result of the inflammation of the joints and that cause the Psoriatic arthritis.

Indications of Psoriatic arthritis

  1. Pain, stiffness and swelling are experienced in the joints of the body and the intensity of the pain can be moderate or mild.
  2. As a result of inflammation, the joints involved with arthritis problem and are warm when touched
  3. Pain occurs around the neck as well as the sacrum
  4. The nails become yellow in color and tend to separate from the nail bed.    

Can homeopathy medicines treat psoriatic arthiritis

  1. Homeopathic treatment is anytime safe for treating Psoriatic arthritis, and that has been evidently proved by the researchers. 
  2. Homeopathy medicines have also helped in the improvement in the quality of the lives of people suffering from the psoriatic arthritis. 
  3. The homeopathic medicines have a definite desirability, and they act well on different tissues as well as organs in our body. It is very important that thorough examination is done by the homeopathic doctor so that good results can be attained.

The different ways by which homeopathic medicines can resolve psoriatic arthritis depend mainly on how persistent the disease is, family history, and how extensive it is. These key features help in determining the rate of curability of psoriatic arthritis. Homeopathy medicines act very well on patients not using conventional medicines. Opting for homeopathy at the earliest once the condition is diagnosed is very beneficial as it provides quick relief.

How helpful are homeopathic medicines
The homeopathic medicines that are used to treat psoriatic arthritis are Thuja occidentalis, Rhus toxicodendron, Radium bromatum, Kali carbonicum and Ledum palustre. These medications not only relieve the pain, but are beneficial in reducing the stiffness and the inflammation.

The progress of the disease is also arrested by the use of homeopathic medicines, which in turn improve the quality of life of the patient and they are able to perform their daily activities properly.  The dependency on the pain killers for reducing the pain can be reduced by taking homeopathic medicines. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Homeopath.

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I am 25 years old. I have joint pain. I have used pain relief spray but still have pain. What should I do? I also have headache and have tablets also but it still pains. What should I do?

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I am 25 years old. I have joint pain. I have used pain relief spray but still have pain. What should I do? I also hav...
Try some remedies for joint pain: -ice packs can be used to soothe hot, swollen joints. -heat packs help to relax tense, tired muscles. -splinting of swollen or painful joints may be helpful, a physiotherapist or an occupational therapist (ot) may provide temporary splints for you. -pace yourself: overdoing things can increase your pain, but so can not doing enough. Your physiotherapist can advise you on increasing your activity level at a rate you can cope with and on finding the right balance between rest and activity. -take regular graded exercise: graded exercise starts slowly and increases in small steps. This will help you to strengthen your muscles and joints and increase your fitness. Improving your general fitness and stamina will help you to increase your activity level without increasing your pain. -mobilising, stretching and strengthening: your physiotherapist will assess your muscle strength and the range of movement in your joints, and advise on techniques and exercises so you can keep your joints working as well as possible. Best wishes.
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Sir I have a deep pain in my back since 15 days and also it pains a lot when I sit for a long time. What can I do to get rid of this?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Sir I have a deep pain in my back since 15 days and also it pains a lot when I sit for a long time. What can I do to ...
Hi, this is due to postural disorder while sitting & sleeping, please correct it, first. Take, homoeo medicine: @ rhush tox1000-6 pills, wkly. @ arnica mont 200-6 pills, thrice a day. Avoid, jerks, lifting weight, junk food, caffiene, nicotine, alcohol. Take care.
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I've had hand/knuckle pain for the past 4 months. I'm an athlete and this is getting to serious to avoid, what is my injury ?

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
I've had hand/knuckle pain for the past 4 months. I'm an athlete and this is getting to serious to avoid, what is my ...
Give pressure the dipping point on the portion between the thumb and the index finger on the back of the palm. Press and release for 15 times where the pain is more. This will solve the problem. Further do some wrist rotation exercise. Consult after 5 days. For further guidance and treatment.
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I have been suffering from back pain since 3 years. I am not sure but probable cause of my back pain is weight lifted 3 years ago. After that while sitting / standing more than 2-3 hours (or) while doing some specific yoga poses (or) when I lean forward to do something then my back pain suddenly starts. What should I do for recovery?

Bachelor of physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
I have been suffering from back pain since 3 years. I am not sure but probable cause of my back pain is weight lifted...
Use physiotherapy and rehabilitation exercises programme to reduce pain and improve mobility. Avoid forward bending and heavy weight and correct your posture. And use neuroforte caps with polytos and q10 nitro caps. Use heat therapy to reduce pain.
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