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Dr. Deepa Purushothaman  - Acupuncturist, Chennai

Dr. Deepa Purushothaman

BPTh/BPT, Doctor in Acupuncture, MD. Acupuncture, Certificate course in SUJOK...

Acupuncturist, Chennai

20 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic  ·  ₹100 online
Dr. Deepa Purushothaman BPTh/BPT, Doctor in Acupuncture, MD. Acupuncture, Certifi... Acupuncturist, Chennai
20 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic  ·  ₹100 online
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Deepa Purushothaman is one of the best Acupuncturists in Porur, Chennai. She has helped numerous patients in her 20 years of experience as a Acupuncturist. She is a BPTh/BPT, Doctor in Acupuncture, MD. Acupuncture, Certificate course in SUJOK Therapy (CST), Sujok Therapy - Six Ki Treatment, DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), Diploma in Acupuncture and Naturopathy, Diploma in Siddha, Certificate of Aromatherapy . You can visit her at Aura Holistic Health Center & Acupuncture School in Porur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Deepa Purushothaman on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BPTh/BPT - Dr. M.G.R educational and reasearch institute and university - 1998
Doctor in Acupuncture - Atama university - 2003
MD. Acupuncture - Bharath Sevek Samaj (BSS) - 2002
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Certificate course in SUJOK Therapy (CST) - ISA - 2014
Sujok Therapy - Six Ki Treatment - ISA - 2014
DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery) - Bharath Sevek Samaj (BSS) - 2015
Diploma in Acupuncture and Naturopathy - Bharath Sevek Samaj (BSS) - 2012
Diploma in Siddha - Bharath Sevek Samaj (BSS) - 2014
Certificate of Aromatherapy - Bharath Sevek Samaj (BSS) - 2014
Languages spoken
Tamil
English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
MIAP-Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapy

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Knee Pain And Its Causes!

MD, FIPM, CCEPC, Fellowship In Pain Management
Pain Management Specialist, Jaipur
Knee Pain And Its Causes!

Knee pain is characterized by a feeling of pain in the knee joint caused by injury or overuse. The knee joint consists of small bone structures, the kneecap, supporting ligaments and cartilage of the knee. This joint bears the full weight of the body, which makes it very vulnerable to injury.

Causes of knee pain

Knee pain is usually caused by injuries to the knee such as exposure to a direct force on the knee, abnormal twisting of the knee or falling on your knees. Some causes of knee pain are -

  • Knee strains and sprainsOverworking the knee joints can damage the tissues of the knee joint resulting in knee sprains and strains
  • Osteoarthritis - it is condition where the protective cartilage around the kneecap is damaged, resulting in knee pain
  • Bursitis - Excessive movement of the knee or kneeling down for extended periods can irritate the bursa (a fluid sac below the skin above the knee joint) that causes swelling and pain, thereby giving rise to this condition
  • Gout - This condition is characterized by the accumulation of uric acid in crystal form around the knee joint, causing inflammation and pain
  • Tendon disorders - Tendons connect the muscles to the bones, and overworking the knee can cause the tendons around the knee to become sore and painful
  • Kneecap dislocationInjuries may cause the kneecap to shift out of its position, this causes swelling and pain in the knee joint
  • Ligament injuries: The ligaments are what connect your thigh bone to your lower leg bones. They hold your bones together and keep the knee stable. Knee ligament sprains and tears are very common sports injuries, and can occur to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), and medial collateral ligament (MCL). Any of these injuries can result in severe knee pain and could require surgery.

Symptoms of knee pain

Severe knee pain can restrict movements such as walking or standing. The symptoms vary according to the extent of the damage suffered by the knee. Most common symptoms of knee pain are problems in climbing stairs, inability to extend the knees, limping and swelling of the knee joint. In some cases, knee pain may also cause fever.

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I am 16 years old. I often feel weak after studying and I feel like sleeping all the day. Is there any remedy that I can feel active all the day.

MBBS, Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE), Diploma in Clinical Cosmetology
General Physician, Noida
I am 16 years old. I often feel weak after studying and I feel like sleeping all the day. Is there any remedy that I ...
i advise you 1. Proper diet and, recommend you to take Tablet Daily(Nutrilite) after personal consultation this supplement has shown wonderful result Daily is a multivitamin and multimineral tablet completely natural, provides 13 essential vitamins & 11 minerals Also contains organically grown exclusive NUTRILITE plant concentrate which provide additional advantage of phytonutrients 2. Meditation 3. regular physical activity Consult me for further management
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My height is 165 cm and weight is 50 and am 18 year. Am I underweight ,can I gain weight through gym or exercise or gym will reduce my weight?

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Lucknow
My height is 165 cm and weight is 50 and am 18 year. Am I underweight ,can I gain weight through gym or exercise or g...
Hi, Thank you for your query. We will be happy to help you. For gaining weight, eat more eggs, bananas, potatoes and rice. Also add various nuts and dry fruits, peanut butter and cheese to your diet. Drink milk regularly and also have other dairy products. Along with it, exercise a bit to stay fit. Stay consistent to see results. We are here to guide you. For a detailed and customized diet plan, feel free to leave a message. Eat healthy, stay healthy.
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Hello Sir mein healthy hone chahta hu mere weight 48 kg h muje weight improve karna h. Kya karu please suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
Hello Sir mein healthy hone chahta hu mere weight 48 kg h muje weight improve karna h. Kya karu please suggest.
Try this-- Don't drink water before meals. This can fill your stomach and make it harder to get in enough calories. Eat more often. Squeeze in an additional meal or snack whenever you can, such as before bed. Drink milk. Drinking whole milk to quench thirst is a simple way to get in more high-quality protein and calories. Try weight gainer shakes. If you’re really struggling then you can try weight gainer shakes. These are very high in protein, carbs and calories. Use bigger plates. Definitely use large plates if you’re trying to get in more calories, as smaller plates cause people to automatically eat less. Add cream to your coffee. This is a simple way to add in more calories. Get quality sleep. Sleeping properly is very important for muscle growth. Don't smoke. Smokers tend to weigh less than non-smokers, and quitting smoking often leads to weight gain.
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Doctor my age is 16, height 5 feet 9 inches and weight is 55 and I want to gain muscles so I am doing push ups, pull ups and chin ups and dips and lifting 4 kg and 7.5 kg dumbbells. So finally I want to know that lifting of dumbbells at this age is correct or not. Thank you.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Doctor my age is 16, height 5 feet 9 inches and weight is 55 and I want to gain muscles so I am doing push ups, pull ...
Hye. Thanks for the query. If you're a beginner at gyming, first you need to increase your upper and lower body strength before you hit the weights. You need to start with basic exercises to do increase your strength a little bit and get your body into shape. A lot of teenagers when they start out bodybuilding or gyming they go in the gym with the intention of jumping into heavy weights and dumbells from the first day itself. They go to the rack and pick up the largest weight they think they can lift. Not only are you going to be struggling to lift the weight but your form is so sloppy and you have not practice that you can hurt yourself more than increasing your muscles. Bodybuilding or gyming is not about lifting heavy, its all about proper technique and physique. A lot of times at the gym as soon as you are starting out, you are just working out the same muscle day in and day out, eg your biseps. You are tearing your muscle instead of letting it grow. You must let your muscles grain strength, practice and rest before you can work that muscle. Your muscles are not growing when you are working out but when you are resting. Another point to remember is proper nutrition. You have to watch what enters your body. You need to not only eat to manage workout but also your growth and development. Poor nutrition can lead to poor or stunted growth. So, if you concentrate on all these factors you can start working out with right technique and good nutrition.
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To gain weight very fast suggest me a diet plan that would increase my weight upto 4- 5 kgs in 30 days.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
To gain weight very fast suggest me a diet plan that would increase my weight upto 4- 5 kgs in 30 days.
Combining a high calorie intake with heavy strength training are the two most important factors to gain weight. That being said, here are tips to gain weight faster: Don’t drink water before meals. This can fill your stomach and make it harder to get in enough calories. Eat more often. Squeeze in an additional meal or snack whenever you can, such as before bed. Drink milk. Drinking whole milk to quench thirst is a simple way to get in more high-quality protein and calories. Try weight gainer shakes. If you are really struggling then you can try weight gainer shakes. These are very high in protein, carbs and calories. Use bigger plates. Definitely use large plates if you are trying to get in more calories, as smaller plates cause people to automatically eat less. Add cream to your coffee. This is a simple way to add in more calories. Take creatine. The muscle building supplement creatine monohydrate can help you gain a few pounds in muscle weight. Get quality sleep. Sleeping properly is very important for muscle growth. If you follow these you will surely put on 2 kgs in 10 days. There are a number of homeopathic medicines, which treat the root cause behind the body’s inability to gain weight or bulk up. There are the best weight gain homeopathic medicines that will increase your appetite and give your metabolism a healthy boost: like alfalfa, ars ,aloe soc, chin ars, lyco, calc phos, etc to select correct medicine for you I need few details. If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on 'Consult'  recommend me by clicking on recommend option and leave feedback.
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Every day when I woke up in the morning. I feel somewhat weakness in my legs. Can you please tell me why is it so.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Just take Rhus Tox 6C 1 dose now and see the positive changes in your legs..it will be alright. If further any problems persists then again revert to me...
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Weight increase nahi ho raha hai. Mujhe 10 kg wait gain karna he Daily 5 banana or milk le raha hnu but koi improve nehi Please suggest kaise weight gain karu Any ayurvedic medicine? Please reply asap.

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Homeopath, Pune
Weight increase nahi ho raha hai.
Mujhe 10 kg wait gain karna he Daily 5 banana or milk le raha hnu but koi improve n...
If you want to gain weight, then it is very important that you do it right. The most important thing you can do to gain weight is to eat more calories than your body needs. If you want to gain weight slowly and steadily, then aim for 300-500 calories more than you burn each day according to the calculator. If you want to gain weight fast, then aim for something like 700-1000 calories above your maintenance level. The single most important nutrient for gaining healthy weight is protein. If you’re trying to gain weight, aim for 0.7-1 grams of protein per pound of body weight (1.5 – 2.2 grams of protein per kilogram. High-protein foods include meats, fish, eggs, many dairy products, legumes, nuts and others. Protein supplements like whey protein can also be useful if you struggle to get enough protein in your diet. For more details you can click on consult now option. Take care.
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I am too weak and not strong. I am trying to eat well but I can't.I am now 16 years old. I am feeling very tender and taking simple thing very seriously. Please suggest me something for gaining strength.

Homeopath, Pune
Hey there since your in your teenage years its normally the growing age growth takes place in two dimentional plane ie hight wise n nutritive wise some people get tall first then become balanced while others grow in girth hav fruits n green leafy veggies more in your diet do stretching exercise n deep breathing exercise daily in morning to keep your mind calm have warm milk n 2bananas daily in morning.
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