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Dr. George Leonard Ponraj

Orthopedist, Chennai

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Dr. George Leonard Ponraj Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr. George Leonard Ponraj is one of the best Orthopedists in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. You can consult Dr. George Leonard Ponraj at Dr. U. Mohan Rao Memorial Hospital in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. George Leonard Ponraj on Lybrate.com.

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Please help me, mere pati gadi se gir gaye ab wo kisiko nhi pehchante right pair bhi kam nhi kar raha.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Please help me, mere pati gadi se gir gaye ab wo kisiko nhi pehchante right pair bhi kam nhi kar raha.
I think you should go for an immediate MRI BRAIN,only then we can come to a diagnosis.In the mean time start giving below given homoeopathic medicine ARNICA MONTANA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 1 drops every 1 hrly direct on tongue.
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I m having back pain from last 2 weeks. Please tell me exercise or medication to get relief.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I m having back pain from last 2 weeks. Please tell me exercise or medication to get relief.
Homoeopathic medicinee REPL-18 BACKACHE DROPS ( REPL) Drink 10 drop in 20 ml freh water 3 time daily HAEMOCAL ( SBL) Chew 4 tab twice daily Drink 2 glass milk daily Prohibit from climbing sstairs
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I am 61 and taxi driver. After 2 hours of drive I feel numbness in my legs. What I should do? what medicine I can take?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Kindly show me a photograph & digital x rays of ls spine. 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. Ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days. Bio d3 max 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & 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. Do reply back for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I have pain in my foot since 6 month. please tell me what I do sir?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
I have pain in my foot since 6 month. please tell me what I do sir?
It needs to be investigated. 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 do hot fomentation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. It may have to be further investigated. 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, inform.
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I am 42 Yrs old female. I met with an accident in March 16 and got ligament injury on my right foot (just below right knee). Right now I am not taking any medicine for that. But Pain is still there. I am not even able to fold my right leg 100%. As I am working, I can't even take leaves. Pl. Advise how much time it will take to recover completely. Should I take some medicine or do some exercises to recover early? Kindly reply asap.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mohali
Hello miss, you tell me you have an accident and after that you have pain. It shows that fracture or starches mussels. So first clear it by taking x-rays of leg then you take better advice. But still now you take ambah haldi powder 1 tea spoon at night with milk. And take heat on legs where you feel pain.
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I am 22 year old boy I have backache problem from childhood I can't sit straight what should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 22 year old boy I have backache problem from childhood I can't sit straight what should I do?
Kindly show me photograph of the affected part. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Kindly take biod3 max 1 tab dailyx10 paracetamol 250mg od & sos x5days do back (spine)/shoulder/knee exercises make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take do not ignore it. It could be beginning of a serious problem. If no relief in 4_5 days, then contact me again.
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My mom is allergic to dust, she often gets I'll when she is prone to dust while cleaning and also has asthma at starting stage, she gets suffocated when there is cloudy weather with aches in her back, also she looses her energy often in whether change. Pl guide.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My mom is allergic to dust, she often gets I'll when she is prone to dust while cleaning and also has asthma at start...
1. Dust allergy could be because of so many agents (it could be due to pollen, mite, feathers, dander, mold, droppings of birds, pet hair/feather/fur cockroach etc) 2. I advise you to do an allergy test after consulting an allergy specialist/immunologist to find out the agent which is causing dust allergy. 3. Follow the advice and treatment given by allergy specialist/immunologist. Treatment 1. Anti histamine like levo cetrizine 1 tablet at bed time 2. Decongestant steroidal nasal dropspray like rhino cort nasal spray one spray to each nostril three times daily, 3. Remove wall to wall carpet in bed room, 4. Keep pets out of bed room/house 5. Minimise house hold humidity 6. Keep home clean, ensure good ventilation, vacum cleaning of carpet, furniture, drapperies, wash bed linen frequently in hot water, instal a/c, 7. Use face mask when going out 8. Consult allergist for further advice.
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I have pain on the back side of neck and situated right side just below my head what shall I do ?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
It might be of cervical spondylitis and it's lesions just apply hot water and cold water fomentation thrice a day for 12 days of 15 minutes duration each time if still pain persists do consult neuro physiotherapist or orthopaedician asap best wishes
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Hip Replacement Surgery - Things You Need To Know!

M.Ch. orthopaedics, M.S. (Orth)
Orthopedist, Ludhiana
Hip Replacement Surgery - Things You Need To Know!

Hip replacement surgery is a method wherein a defective hip joint is removed and replaced with an artificial hip joint. This procedure is only opted for after all the other treatments have failed to yield the desired effects. Hip replacement surgery removes damaged or diseased parts of a hip joint and replaces them with new, man-made parts. The goals of this surgery are to:

  • Relieve pain
  • Help the hip joint work better
  • Improve walking and other movements.

Who Should Have Hip Replacement Surgery?

The most common reason for hip replacement is osteoarthritis in the hip joint. Your doctor might also suggest this surgery if you have:

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (a disease that causes joint pain, stiffness, and swelling)
  2. Osteonecrosis (a disease that causes the bone in joints to die)
  3. Injury of the hip joint
  4. Bone tumors that break down the hip joint

Your doctor will likely suggest other treatments first, including:

  1. Walking aids, such as a cane
  2. An exercise program
  3. Physical therapy
  4. Medications

These treatments may decrease hip pain and improve function. Sometimes the pain remains and makes daily activities hard to do. In this case, your doctor may order an x-ray to look at the damage to the joint. If the x-ray shows damage and your hip joint hurts, you may need a hip replacement.

The Procedure-

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure that can either be performed by traditional means or a minimally invasive procedure. The primary difference between the two procedures is the size of the incision. The procedure begins with the doctor administering local anesthesia, though in certain cases, general anesthesia is also administered.

  1. An incision is then made along the hip and the muscles that are connected to the thigh bone are shifted, so that the hip joint is exposed.
  2. An equipment is then used to remove the ball socket of the joint by cutting the thighbone.
  3. The artificial joint is then fixed to the thighbone and it is allowed to adhere properly.
  4. Once the joint is fixed, the ball of the thighbone is then put in the hip socket.
  5. The fluids from the incision area are then allowed to drain.
  6. The hip muscles are then put in place and the incision is closed.

Post-surgery

After the surgery, the recovery stage begins. The period of hospital stay post-surgery usually lasts for 4-6 days. A drainage tube is attached to the bladder to get rid of waste products from the body. Physical therapy begins immediately after the surgery and you will be able to walk after a few days with walking aids. The physical therapy continues for a few months after the surgery.

After-care

It is advised to avoid activities that involve twisting your leg for at least half a year. You should also avoid crossing the leg along the mid portion of your body. Your physiotherapist will provide you with exercises that aid to help you recover. Avoid climbing stairs and sit on chairs that have strong back support.

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I am 45 male, experiencing pain in right shoulder since last 6 months.Please advice.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Start with physiotherapy sessions and learn exercise. Take calcium and methylcobalamine supplement also.
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My wife having back pain last two days. Kindly suggest me any ointments or any other home remedies for permanent solutions. (after delivery only she is facing this back pain and also she point outing where they put injection at the time of delivery.)

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
My wife having back pain last two days. Kindly suggest me any ointments or any other home remedies for permanent solu...
It is very common to have back pain after Delivery. Moving around may be just what your body needs. Exercises to strengthen your abdominal muscles and increase flexibility may be helpful too. Choose a gentle form of exercise, such as walking. Walking is safe to start almost immediately after Delivery.Take it slowly and keep walks short in the first few weeks. (Swimming, which helps strengthen your muscles without putting undue stress on your joints, is another good option later on.) Make pelvic tilts exercises a part of your daily routine. Do gentle stretching exercises or yoga. Avoid overstretching or extreme positions. Pay attention to your posture and stand up straight. Sit up straight, too. Think about your posture when feeding your baby, whether you're nursing or bottle-feeding. If you have low back pain, try using a footstool to keep your feet slightly raised off the floor. Choose a comfortable chair with armrests, and use lots of pillows to give extra support to your back and arms. Always bend from your knees and lift objects and children from a crouching position to minimize the stress on your back. Let someone else lift heavy objects – this isn't the time to risk throwing your back out. (If you've had a c-section, you shouldn't be lifting anything heavier than your baby for at least eight weeks.). Best wishes
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She is suffering from severe leg pains from past 5 years.What should she do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
She is suffering from severe leg pains from past 5 years.What should she do?
pain is complex phenomenon, so there are many treatment options medications, therapies, and mind-body techniques. Apart from pain killers, there is evidence that certain dietary supplements and vitamins can help with certain types of pain. Fish oil is often used to reduce pain associated with swelling. A therapeutic diet complemented with few medications for pain management can also work wonders. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, 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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I am a 25 yr old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
I am a 25 yr old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do?
(a) sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. (b) use no pillow under the head. (c) kindly take biod3 max 1 tab dailyx10 paracetamol 250mg od & sos x5days (d) do back (spine)/shoulder/knee exercises (e) make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take (f) do not ignore it. It could be beginning of a serious problem. (g) if no relief in 4_5 days, then contact me again.
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I have severe pain in both my arms and shoulders. I workout daily and my work requires me to sit at one place in front of computer for several hrs. Are there any specific exercises to reduce this pain?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have severe pain in both my arms and shoulders. I workout daily and my work requires me to sit at one place in fron...
Hi, Maintain a right standing and sitting posture, keep your back always straight (even while sitting or standing), avoid carrying weight on back. Hold or carry weight divided equally in both the hands or shoulders (to avoid over straining on one particular hand or shoulder). Always select a chair with proper back support and hand-rest. (Excessive sitting or standing is to be avoided as well don’t carry much weight on shoulders, so take small frequent breaks in between). Apart from these, stress could be the major cause of pains! The best exercises are - swimming, playing basket ball, skipping which involves stretching of whole body. Also, the following Yogasanas would also help you: 1. Cobra pose: Lie prostrate on the yoga mat. The chest and stomach should be on the floor. Stretch out your arms and place them on your side beside your head. Then, try to rise on the hands. Place the pressure evenly on both the hands. Then try to stretch the body as much as you can and hold the pose. This can be repeated at 2 minute intervals. 2. Vertical Bend: To do this exercise, stand on the ground with your legs placed slightly apart. Then try to bend down and touch your toes. While doing this, try not to bend your knees. This asana helps to flex the spine and in turn helps in growth. 3. Vertical Hanging: This is the simplest exercise and the most common. Hanging from a rod helps extend the spine and causes height gain. This also helps to tone the arm muscles. 4. Practice Shavasana or Corpse Pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: Spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Begin focusing each body part and relaxing it, then moving on. Keep the mind focused on relaxation, the breath should be normal. Relax the whole body. Management: -Sit straight with a back-rest or back-support. -Stretching or activities that place additional strain on the back are discouraged. -Sleeping with a pillow between the knees while lying on one side may increase comfort. -Lying on your back with a pillow under your knees would also relieves pain and no pillow under your head. -Some people seem to benefit from the use of ice or heat. Take care, do not use a heating pad on ‘high’ or place ice directly on the skin. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Arnica 200 and Rhus Tox. 200 - take both of them thrice daily for 1 week. Also, apply Schwabe's Topi-Arnica and Topi MP Gel on the affected area in circular motions gently thrice a day. Get back to me thereafter.
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I am having frequent pain in heels. Is there any indication of any disease?

MD - Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, Diploma in Acupuncture
Acupuncturist,
Over weight is the main cause of her problem. Let her avoid the usual meals and depend only on salads and fruits. If not diabetic. Reduction of weight is compulsory. Further give acupressure with a pencil on blunt edge between the mid portion of the ankle bone and the tendons on either side of the leg. Repeat on the other leg also. Report after 5 days.
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What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain Due to disc problems?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Rajsamand
What exactly is a spine block injection?
Will it work long-term for low back pain
Due to disc problems?
No. I don't think so. I personally don't refer any patient. It's having more side effects. It should be only prefer in more serious condition. Like if patient is not recovered by physiotherapy and other medicine than there is a option for that.
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Hello Doctor, I have a pain in my feet for 3 days after running with wrong shoes. Please help cure this issue.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hello Doctor, I have a pain in my feet for 3 days after running with wrong shoes. Please help cure this issue.
Hi, Apply Rumalaya lineament and gently massage for 10-15 mins. Then immerse the feet in a bucket filled with hot water for 10-15 mins. Do this twice daily for a week.
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My friend age 29 years old. He is suffering from knee pain often. And he is ha I think so. What to do?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My friend age 29 years old. He is suffering from knee pain often. And he is ha I think so. What to do?
Advice. 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 help relieve some pain. Core strengthening exercise- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. Repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area contrast fomentation (hot and cold).
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I am 71 years old, I am suffering from frozen shoulder since last 15 days, kindly advice.

Physiotherapist, Lucknow
I am 71 years old, I am suffering from frozen shoulder since last 15 days, kindly advice.
Don't worry aap garam pani se sekai kr k or kuch active exercises kre fir be nhi relife ho to 21 day ka physiotherapy treatment le sakte hai.
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I am 18 years old male having backache since 8 days and I have taken many painkillers and tablets and please give me right device.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 18 years old male having backache since 8 days and I have taken many painkillers and tablets and please give me ...
Avoid painkiller and do hot fermentation and rest. And stretching exercise of spine. Posture correction must avoid long sitting toward bending and lifting heavyweight.
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