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Dr. Gopinath

Orthopedist, Chennai

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Dr. Gopinath is a popular Orthopedist in Poonamallee, Chennai. You can visit him/her at VeeCare Sundar Hospital - Poonamallee in Poonamallee, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gopinath on Lybrate.com.

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I have cervical pain when I ride on bike with using helmet my neck pain pls tell me some exercise and may I use neck.

M.D. Consultant Pathologist, CCEBDM Diabetes, PGDS Sexology USA, CCMTD Thyroid, ACDMC Heart Disease, CCMH Hypertension, ECG
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
I have cervical pain when I ride on bike with using helmet my neck pain pls tell me some exercise and may I use neck.
You may be a case of cervical spondylosis. Please check cbc esr vit b 12 and vit d3. Then consult physiotherapist for cervical exercises. You can contact me on line also.
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Kati Vasti - How It Can Help Relieve Lower Back Pain?

MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Surat
Kati Vasti - How It Can Help Relieve Lower Back Pain?

Back pain is one of the most common problems of old age and a sedentary lifestyle. Blame it on the computer screens or the idiot box, the problem of back pain has increased to a large extent among people across the globe. Researchers believe it is not just old age, but a sedentary lifestyle is responsible for chronic back pain. While there are painkillers available in the drug stores that provide quick relief for the time being, Ayurvedic treatment of the pain is better. Painkillers provide relief only for a shorter period and there is a high chance of re-occurrence of the pain. Back pain needs a prolonged treatment. Hence, dependence on allopathic drugs for a longer period can have side-effects on other organs. Ayurvedic remedies are harmless and are effective in eradicating the pain completely. However, one must have the patience to continue the Ayurvedic treatment and have faith on it for the ultimate benefits.

As per Ayurveda, due to sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy or wrong diet regimen results in poor metabolism, which produces undigested food toxins. Higher accumulation of this toxins into body plays a major role in Backache.

Ayurveda is one of the oldest sciences of healing and treatment. It helps to achieve longevity. There are two types of treatment procedure in Ayurveda, palliative and purificatory. Ayurvedic practitioners believe that a balanced state of body, mind and consciousness is essential for good health. It can be achieved by purificatory therapy. It refers to the cleansing of the body by removal of toxins or Panchakarma. Kativasti is a procedure that is done prior to Panchakarma. This treatment is very good for backache.

The word Kati refers to the lower abdomen area or the waist. The process of holding warm oil in the region that has been affected is known as vasti. Therefore, Kativasti refers to the process of applying warm Ayurvedic oil on the waist area or other portions of the spine. In this process, the patient is asked to lie down on the bed and then the oil is applied on the affected part, especially the lumbosacral region. Thereafter, a reservoir is built around the affected area. The reservoir is of black gram dough. Medicinal oil is poured into it. The temperature of the oil is kept constant and it is made to pour on the body for some 30-40 minutes. Finally, the oil is gently massaged over the body.

Advantages of Kativasti:
1. It provides strength to the back muscles and joints and maintains the normal curve of the spine.
2. It is effective for any kind of back pain or spine related disorders.|
3. It increases blood circulation in the region.
4. It removes pain related to fractures, dislocation and tumours. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.

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Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do these exercises regularly twice a day early in the morning and night before dinner at empty stomach. Live a back pain free life.

7 Non-Surgical Methods To Treat Spondylitis!

MD, FIPP
Pain Management Specialist, Kolkata
7 Non-Surgical Methods To Treat Spondylitis!

Spondylitis includes swelling of the vertebra. It happens because of wear and tear of the ligament and bones found in your cervical spine, which is in your neck. While it is to a great extent because of age, it can be brought on by other reasons too. Side effects incorporate pain and stiffness starting from the neck to the lower back. The spine's bones (vertebrae) get fused, bringing about an unbending spine. These changes might be mellow or extreme, and may prompt a stooped-over posture. Some of the non-surgical methods to treat spondylitis are as follows- 

  1. Exercise based recovery/physiotherapy: Your specialist may send you to a physiotherapist for treatment. Non-intrusive treatment helps you extend your neck and shoulder muscles. This makes them more grounded and at last, relieves pain. You may neck traction, which includes using weights to build the space between the cervical joints and decreasing pressure on the cervical disc and nerve roots. 
  2. Medications: Your specialist may prescribe you certain medicines if over-the-counter medications do not work. These include: 
    • Muscle relaxants, for example, cyclobenzaprine, to treat muscle fits 
    • Opiates, for example, hydrocodone, for pain relief 
    • Epileptic medications, for example, gabapentin, to ease pain created by nerve damage 
    • Steroid infusions, for example, prednisone, to decrease tissue irritation and diminish pain 
  3. Home treatment: In case your condition is less severe, you can attempt a couple of things at home to treat it: 

    • Take an over-the-counter pain reliever, for example, acetaminophen or a calming medication, for example, Advil or Aleve. 
    • Use a warming cushion or an ice pack on your neck to give pain alleviation to sore muscles. 
    • Exercise routinely to help you recover quickly. 
    • Wear a delicate neck prop or neckline to get transitory help. In any case, you shouldn't wear a neck brace for temporary pain relief. 
  4. Interventional Pain Management: It is a highly effective treatment for back and neck pain
  5. Bed Rest: Severe instances of spondylitis may require bed rest for close to 1-3 days. Long-term bed rest must be avoided as it puts the patient at danger for profound vein thrombosis (DVT, blood clots in the legs). 
  6. Support/brace use: Temporary bracing (1 week) may help get rid of the symptoms, however, long-term use is not encouraged. Supports worn for a long time weaken the spinal muscles and can increase pain if not continually worn. Exercise based recovery is more beneficial as it reinforces the muscles. 
  7. Lifestyle: Losing weight and eating nutritious food with consistent workouts can help. Quitting smoking is essential healthy habits to help the spine function properly at any age.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Hi, I was diagnosed of osteoarthritis and given drugs which I took. It is about three months now am not feeing any better. What should I do doctor?

MBBS, MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedist, Mumbai
It is Osteo arthritis of knee ,I presume Apart from medications to repair the cartilage you require a regular program of exercise to maintain the mobility in the joints and strength of the muscles. Make the use of pain killer medication to minimum Depending on the stage of OA you can take intra articular Visco supplements.
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He has frequent lower back catch. We already consulted an orthopedic doctor, he has recommended a routine exercise and had stated nothing serious. Surely, he has never been doing the exercise but when he is in pain he is unable to move or walk. Heat or cold pack works wonder but I'm worried. Need help ! Regards.

MD - Medicine, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Post Graduate Certficate in Ksharsutra & Ano-Rectal Diseases
Ayurveda, Mumbai
He has frequent lower back catch. We already consulted an orthopedic doctor, he has recommended a routine exercise an...
Hello there, 1) this may be due chronic spine problem and may be degenerative in nature. 2) chronic progressive degenerative spine disease 3) you need proper comprehensive management for control - cure and prevention of further complications of diseases. 4) nap therapy medicines treatment is ultimate solution for this problem 5) nap therapy medicines treatment will treat disease along with its root causes 6) nap therapy medicines treatment will treat all components (spine bone - disc - joint - nerves - spinal cord - muscles) simultaneously consult privately online-telephone-vedio or visit personally for proper management with all reports.
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I am having fibromyalgia and taking pregabalin50 from last 5 years. But now I am suffering with dyspepsia nd doctor gave me nexpro40 na ecotrust 100. Please let me know whether I can take pregabalin with this medicine.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
You need to improve the tone of the muscles in a rhythmical manner. If you do that with proper diet restriction nothing will happen to you. Body pain is there after gym activity due to tiredness and you need to consume good protein and iron diet in your body which will help you to break the fatigue and body pain. You have to reduce the weight by walking minimum 3-4 kms per day. Slowly reduce the weight and slowly avoid adding salt in the diet which will help you to prevent water retention in the body. Excess salt in general leads to water in the body which might be the reason for you legs to pain as the leg will automatically become oedematous.
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Drs who I met for above problem have advised that Plantar fasciitis can be cured only by exercise I am doing the exercise but it seems like it is not getting cured!

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Drs who I met for above problem have advised that Plantar fasciitis can be cured only by exercise I am doing the exer...
Simultaneously it is better to wear MCR chappals (micro cellular rubber) which will help to transfer the Plantar Fascitis weight evenly in the feet so that the weight will be completely felt in the heel area. You shall do contrast bath to relieve this pain. Contrast bath is nothing but keeping in one tub hot water (bearable heat) and in another tub cold water Ask your father to apply ice in the painful area which would definitely help to greater extent. If still the pain persists then it is better to keep TENS stimulation at one of the nearby physiotherapy.
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I am 21 years old I have neck pain from 2 days I thanked it will be ok but it still now. What I should do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, take rhus tox 200, 5 drops once daily, gelsemium 30, 3 drops twice daily. Alpha Mp, 15 drops with warm water twice daily. Revert after 4 days.
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