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Dr. G. Rajasekhar

Rheumatologist, Chennai

Dr. G. Rajasekhar Rheumatologist, Chennai
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Dr. G. Rajasekhar is a popular Rheumatologist in Kodambakkam, Chennai. He is currently associated with Spot Hospital in Kodambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. G. Rajasekhar on Lybrate.com.

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I play badminton everyday in the morning. I am getting knee pain after playing i. E, while I am at work. Please help me with this.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I play badminton everyday in the morning. I am getting knee pain after playing i. E, while I am at work. Please help ...
Kindly show me a photograph & x rays of the affected part-- knees. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. 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 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 wife, aged 55 years and weight 77 KG is suffering from Osteoarthritis and with little bit exertion, there is swelling on her feet. She can fold her legs without any problem but feels lack of power & heaviness while walking specifically climbing stairs. Homeopathically she can be described as an Hot Blooded Patient, her other symptoms are: Burning hands & feet Occasional puffiness in whole body Thirst in large quantity Heavy sweating Can't stand for long say one hour Feel better in cold weather/ worse in hot weather Sometimes she feels in low level of energy (like low sugar) All tests are OK, however, no Xray etc. Of knees has been done. She has been prescribed Medorrhinum 10M and she has taken two doses after a gap of fifteen days with little relief. Please guide. Thanks.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
My wife, aged 55 years and weight 77 KG is suffering from Osteoarthritis and with little bit exertion, there is swell...
Most probably you are suffering from oa of knee knee surgery-total knee replacement (tkr) is quite safe & gives uniform results. Surgery should be done when patient is still active & will be able to take benefit of surgery. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem. Kindly show me x rays before a final decision can be taken. You will be thoroughly investigated before surgery is under taken. Risk in surgery is less than the risk in crossing road.
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I am 19 years old and male. I had a leg pain below the knee when I was going to running.

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I am 19 years old and male. I had a leg pain below the knee when I was going to running.
Most leg pain results from wear and tear, overuse, or injuries in joints or bones or in muscles, ligaments, tendons or other soft tissues. Leg pain can also be caused by blood clots, varicose veins or poor circulation. To relieve mild pain: stay off your leg as much as possible apply an ice pack or bag of frozen peas to the affected area for 15 to 20 minutes three times a day elevate your leg whenever you sit or lie down please go to a physiotherapist if: you have pain during or after walking you have swelling in both legs your pain gets worse your symptoms don't improve after a few days of home treatment you have painful varicose veins if you feel the pain is from muscle cramp then you need to drink a lot of water because poor fluid intake (dehydration) may predispose to cramps also low blood levels of either calcium or magnesium directly cause cramps.
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I am a lady, 47 years of age, with moderate athletic background but mostly sedentary lifestyle for past 22 years. I have near-regular knee-pain in both knees for last 8-10 years. And for my height of 5 ft 3 inches, I am overweight at 76 kgs. I am non-alcoholic but eat non-veg food very moderately.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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 , I can prescribe a detailed treatment plan. Do reply back for medication prescriptions.Being also a General Physician, 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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My fatherin law 76 yrs.He Has got parkinsons and osteoarthrites. Hevis taking amantrel and syndopa od 110mg. But nowadays he is sometimes staring blankly and this happens twice a day. Kindly advice

D.P.M, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Are there any behavioral changes, also there rule out those, may be he requires some changes in dose.
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Respected doctor. I have gone through knee replacement surgery for both leg, for one leg 3 years back and other leg 2 months back. My question is can I go for regular walk for few kilometres daily or it may harm me? please guide. Thanks.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Respected doctor. I have gone through knee replacement surgery for both leg, for one leg 3 years back and other leg 2...
Do Have Regular phase of walking of 20 to 30 minutes without straining much with Strengthening and stretching exercises from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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Sir my right leg knee gives severe pain. I took alopathi and Sidha medicines. No improvements till now. What to do next ?

DNB, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Get x rays both knees AP and lateral views and serum vitamin D and uric acid levels(blood tests) and revert back with reports.
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I have a problem of knee pain from a very long time. Its a very painful sometime. I have consult from many doctors but nothing happened. So I request you please give me proper resolution as soon as possible.

MD - Alternate Medicine, PGDIP.IN GERIATRIC CARE, Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Healthcare
Ayurveda, Balasore
I have a problem of knee pain from a very long time. Its a very painful sometime. I have consult from many doctors bu...
Hi, mild to moderate knee pain can often be successfully treated at home. Whether due to a sprain or arthritis, there are several ways to combat the pain. Before you attempt to treat your pain at home, you should be cautious. Seek medical attention for moderate to severe pain caused by injury. Some types of knee pain can require surgery or other interventions to resolve. If the pain is due to inflammation, arthritis or a minor injury, however, there are options you can try at home that have proven effective. For those with arthritis, keeping the leg stationary or reducing the range of motion to avoid pain can stiffen the joint and make matters worse. Being overweight can aggravate the problem as well, so weight management is important.
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Hi, I am 43 years old lady and suffering from Arthrites. I am not taking any medicine or tablet for these. I am having thyroid too and taking daily Thyronorm of 75 mg. I request you to guide me any remedies for arthrites as i am in marketing field and i have to walk too much daily. I have a knee pain problem so plz suggest me.

Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
SEE MADAM. WE CAN NOT TELL YOU TO STOP WALKING BUT YOU WEAR KNEE CAP. GO TO NEAREST PHYSIO CENTER LEARN QUADRICEPS MUSCLE STRENGTHENING EXERCISES. TAKE PAIN RELIEVING MORALITIES.
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My husband is fifty years old . He is a civil servant. He also suffers from insomnia in first part of night. What is the remedy and medicines.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
My husband is fifty years old . He is a civil servant. He also suffers from insomnia in first part of night. What is ...
Homoeopathic medicine can cure insomnia completely within 2 to 3 weeks. No side effects in homoeopathic medicines. 100% rapid and effective results. While taking homoeopathic medicines you must avoid coffee and soft drinks. And also as accessory management take a luke warm bath daily after dinner. Avoid tea after 6 pm. Drink one glass of milk mixed with cardamom powder at 9 pm. Switch off mobile or keep away from bed. After lying in bed deeply relax by concentrating on breath in and out.
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Hi, My question is for my mom, she has knee joint pain please tell for resolving the problem. Please advise.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi, My question is for my mom, she has knee joint pain please tell for resolving the problem. Please advise.
Kindly show me a photograph of the affected part--knee rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful 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. 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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I am aged 65 years and my weight is between 100 to 110. All in sudden my left knee muscles become frozen ,bone become straightened feeling and thereby resulting pain in walking. What is this and remedy please.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am aged 65 years and my weight is between 100 to 110. All in sudden my left knee muscles become frozen ,bone become...
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. Hamstring stretching Towel Hamstring Stretch Lie on the back, supporting the thigh with the hand or with a towel wrapped around it.. Slowly straighten the knee until a stretch is felt in the back of the thigh, trying to get the bottom of the foot to face the ceiling, one leg at a time. Hold the position initially for 10 seconds, and gradually work up to 20 to 30 seconds. Seated Hamstring Stretch While sitting at the edge of a chair, straighten one leg in front of the body with the heel on the floor. Then, sit up straight and try pushing the navel towards the thigh without leaning the trunk of the body forwards. Hold this stretch for 30 seconds Repeat 3 times for each leg.
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I am 69 years old male and suffering from arthritis of knees. My weight is 98 kg, height 173cm. Is there any other way to reduce the pain other than physio exercises which I do daily.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 69 years old male and suffering from arthritis of knees. My weight is 98 kg, height 173cm. Is there any other wa...
To loose weight: step 1-stop taking sugar & fat e. G. Ghee/fried stuff. Step 2 take a plat of salad before meals reduce no. Of chapatti gradually. You are most probably suffering from oa of knee. Knee surgery-total knee replacement (tkr) is quite safe & gives uniformly good results, in our hands. We have well equipped centers in delhi. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Surgery should be done only when patient is still active & will be able to take benefit of surgery. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem. Kindly show me x rays before a final decision can be taken. You will be thoroughly investigated before surgery is under taken.
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Is insomnia affecting my health very badly? It's been four months now and I haven't had a good night's sleep. Is it harmful?

PG Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Is insomnia affecting my health very badly?
It's been four months now and I haven't had a good night's sleep. Is it h...
Insomnia may cause complications. There are a few steps to get good sleep. Please follow 1. Have a good shower bath before sleep 2. Listen to soothing music while sleeping. Indian classical raaga malkauns in slow pace is very effective 3. You can also have ayurveda herbs like shankhapushpi, tagara and jatamaansi for better results take care.
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Supplements for Sleeplessness

CERTIFICATION IN BACH FLOWER REMEDIES OF ENGLAND, Ph.D DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOCHEMISTRY, B.S.M.S BACHELOR OF SIDDHA MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
Alternative Medicine Specialist,
Nutrition and dietary supplements for insomnia:

A carbohydrate snacks of cereal and crackers with milk before bed may help because food rich in carbohydrates and low in protein and fat may boost the production of serotonin and melatonin, brain chemicals thought to promote sleep.

L-tryptophan: it is thought to bring on sleep by raising serotonin.

Melatonin: 1-3 mg of the melatonin is recommended for sleep, but as little as 0.3mg has been used successfully.

Valerian: it act as a mild sedative and improve both the ability to fall asleep and the quality of sleep.

Kava kava: it is effective for insomnia. Kava kava and diazepam induce similar changes in brain wave activity.

Other herbs that a professional herbalist may use to treat insomnia include:
Passion flower, hops, jamaica dogwood, lemon balm, lavender flower, german chamomile, mother wort, gotukola, and skullcap.
Massage therapy with essential oil, particularly lavender may result in improved sleep quality, more stable mood, increased mental capacity and reduced anxiety.
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I am suffering from Reumotiod arthritis for last 3/4 years. I am also having Uric acid problem. My stool is not clear. Kindly advice.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
I am suffering from Reumotiod arthritis for last 3/4 years. I am also having Uric acid problem. My stool is not clear...
A type of arthritis that occurs when flexible tissue at the ends of bones wears down. The wearing down of the protective tissue at the ends of bones (cartilage) occurs gradually and worsens over time. Joint pain in the hands, neck, lower back, knees or hips is the most common symptom. Homeopathy helps to slow down the process of joint pain & also gives a long term relief in pain without side effects. Dr. raj bonde.
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I have knee joint pain from 2 years. I had tried many medicines but didn't got any change so can you help me for this?

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I have knee joint pain from 2 years. I had tried many medicines but didn't got any change so can you help me for this?
First need to understand whether the joint pain is localised or due to some systemic disease like rheumatic arthritis, gout. Only the cause will help determine the course of action. Omega 3 fatty foods is known to reduce the inflammation of joints.
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I am having pain above my knee, unable to put much pressure, unable to bend properly , it causes severe pain. I had this problem 3 weeks before , had medicine instagesic which gave bit relief, but again this pain and stiffness started.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Hi , You may need a Ayurvedic physician visit.As medicines are giving you a short term relief then this means that a proper diagnosis of the disease condition is must. Consuming just painkillers will not be a permanent solution for your disease.
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I have cracking knees problems it makes sound when I sit or stand. May you give some suggestion regarding this.

MD - Anaesthesiology
Anesthesiologist, Anand
I have cracking knees problems it makes sound when I sit or stand. May you give some suggestion regarding this.
Lybrate-user ji cracking sound means some foreign body in your knee joint. For this you should consult an orthopaedic surgeon. And mostly you wil have to undergo a surgery.
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High Uric Acid(Gout) And Homoeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
High Uric Acid(Gout) And Homoeopathy

Your body produces uric acid when it breaks down purines - substances that are found naturally in your body, as well as in certain foods, such as steak, organ meats and seafood. Other foods also promote higher levels of uric acid, such as alcoholic beverages, especially beer, and drinks sweetened with fruit sugar (fructose).
Normally, uric acid dissolves in your blood and passes through your kidneys into your urine. But sometimes your body either produces too much uric acid or your kidneys excrete too little uric acid. When this happens, uric acid can build up, forming sharp, needle-like urate crystals in a joint or surrounding tissue that cause pain, inflammation and swelling, called gout.
Homoeopathy offers permanent cure for such tendency since it is the susceptibility which makes one more prone for high uric acid while under same circumstances other people are normal.
Homoeopathic medicines such as colchicum, benzoicum acidum, nitricum acidum, aconite, thuja, lycopodium, nux vomica, ledum pal, antimonium crudum, sabina are very good in treating gout, for complete cure medicines should be selected based on symptom similarity and minimum dose only.

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