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Dr. Govindaraj A B  - Orthopedist, Chennai

Dr. Govindaraj A B

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, FRCS

Orthopedist, Chennai

39 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Govindaraj A B MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, FRCS Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr A B Govindaraj is a distinguished Orthopedic and Joint Replacement surgeon with over 28 years of experience in the field of orthopedic surgery including over 8 years of surgical traini......more
Dr A B Govindaraj is a distinguished Orthopedic and Joint Replacement surgeon with over 28 years of experience in the field of orthopedic surgery including over 8 years of surgical training at different reputed healthcare institutions abroad and 24 years of intensive surgical experience especially in Joint replacement procedures in India. He is proficient in performing Joint replacement procedures such as total knee replacement (unilateral and bi-lateral), shoulder replacement, and hip replacement is profound. Adept at adult orthopedic surgeries, Dr A B Govindaraj is also expert in spine orthopedic surgery and underwent a special training under Prof. Henry Hazm in Germany.
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Dr. Govindaraj A B is a trusted Orthopedist in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. He has over 38 years of experience as a Orthopedist. He is a MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, FRCS. He is currently practising at The Guest Hospital in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Govindaraj A B on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, - 1979
MS - Orthopaedics - Government General Hospital, Chennai, - 1982
FRCS - Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow, - 1987
Languages spoken
English
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Indian Orthopaedic Association
Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
UK
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American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Indo-German Orthopedic Association
General Medical Council
London

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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Stretches For High Heel Relief

Love to wear high heels? I know I do, especially seductive 6 inch heels! They make legs look great, but make your feet feel like dropped 100 old school dictionaries on them by the end of a long night. Here are a few stretches you can do to ease your sore feet after a long day or night of prancing around in your stilettos.
Shin and Ankle Stretch
Your shins and the top of your toes will feel great relief with this move.
Using a chair or bench sit down. Place your right ankle on your left knee (bending your right leg).
Grab the toes of your right foot and pull back, putting your foot in a pointed position. Push your right foot forward in order to make the stretch more intense.
Hold for 10 to 15 seconds, and then switch sides.
Towel Foot Stretch
This move loosens up your calves and provides relief to the soles of your feet.

Sit on the floor and stretch both of your legs out in front of you.
Bend your left leg and keep your right leg stretched out on the floor.
Using a hand towel with each end in one of your hands place the ball of your right foot in the center of the towel.
Pull back on the towel towards your chest while keeping the right leg straightened.
To intensify the stretch begin to bend the right knee slightly.
Hold for 10-15 and then repeat with the other foot.
Open Lizard
This move targets ankles and opens up the hips.
Go down into a lunge position with your right knee forward.
Lower your left knee completely to the floor.
Rest hands on the ground directly in line with your shoulders.
Begin to lower your right leg and knee to the right.
Keep your arms straight and your hands should be resting now on the inner side of your right foot.
Press your chest forward to intensify the stretch.
Hold for 10-15 sec and then switch.
Flexed-Feet Wall Stretch
Your posture can shift from having your calves in a constant flexed position while in heels. This move will help to loosen your calves and prevent lower back pain you may experience from your disturbed posture.
Stand in front of a wall and place your hands out onto it directly in front of your shoulders.
Walk your hands down the wall as you lean back.
Lift your toes and shift your weight into the heels.
Continue to walk your hands down the wall as far down as you can go.
You will feel the stretch get more intense the further down you go.
Hold for 10-15 seconds and then repeat.

I have a shoulder pain, before 3 years back shoulder dislocation is happen to right hand. So pls give me a exercises list and food list for strong bone and joints.

MD Ayurveda,MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Trivandrum
I have a shoulder pain, before 3 years back shoulder dislocation is happen to right hand. So pls give me a exercises ...
Hallo lybrate-user. If you had dislocation 3 year back. It is important to know details of injury. Because the way of injury help to give an idea about the structures which can be involved in the injury. What I think is you had a ligament injury at that time which was given less attention. This could trigger the pain in long run. Best way to improve joint stability is to have soup of goat meat. If you are veg you can have sprouts soup. Include protein foods daily. Also apply oil do massage daily.
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I am having pain in back for last 2 days .fell from chair a week ago. While sleeping.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
I am having pain in back for last 2 days .fell from chair a week ago. While sleeping.
Take rhus tox 30 1 drop 3 times x 7 days above is homeopathic medicine and available in homeopathic store also safe to take and no side effects for future management contact me
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Joint Replacement Surgery - Know Everything About It!

MS orth, Diploma ort
Orthopedist, Agra
Joint Replacement Surgery - Know Everything About It!

Joint Replacement Surgery is a procedure where the damaged surface of the advanced arthritic joints are removed and replaced by artificial joints, such as metallic, plastic and ceramic joints.
These surfaces closely replicate the original anatomy.

When do you need a replacement?
When you suffer from severe pain or deformity in the joint (knee in this case), the pain or stiffness and deformity makes it difficult to perform simple tasks. Severe grade IV osteoarthritic knees of  people over 50 years when have pain, swelling and deformity fail to respond to medicines, physiotherapy, injections and rest.

Aim of the surgery
Correct the deformity: Relieve the pain and give near full movements almost immediately after the procedure. Details including techniques and safety, it is a safe, rewarding surgery with a success rate of as high as 99.5% when done by an able and experienced professional.

Anaesthesia: Usually it is the spinal cord epidural where one is rendered numb for 3 to 4 hours waist down. Sometimes a general anaesthesia is given. A 4 to 5 inches cut is made in front of the knee and all the damaged cartilages, bones, loose bodies are removed from the lower end of the thigh, upper end of the tibia (usually of few millimetres) and the surface re-crafted to match the size and shape of the artificial joint (it is usually imported). They are fixed with bone cement. The ligaments and muscles are reattached and the parts closed.

Recovery: Stand up and walk a few steps with a walker the day after the procedure i.e. in 24 hours. Physiotherapy in hospital for 5 to 7 days and/or walking. progressively longer walks and exercises over the following 15 days. Stitches are removed in 15 days. The patient can return back to normal activity in 4 to 8 weeks the surgery.

Activities: Normal walks of 3 to 5 km per day Climbing stairs, cycling, swimming, and driving can be performed with the new implant(s) now.

Avoid: Squatting/kneeling Prohibited: contact sports like football, cricket, tennis; jumping; adventure sports Longevity of joints: 15-35 years depending on the materials used.

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

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I have back pain problem bcoa I I've desk job and pain in my legs also. Can you pls help me out from this problem rkt fast duct.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have back pain problem bcoa I I've desk job and pain in my legs also. Can you pls help me out from this problem rkt...
Stretching exercise must for u. Tk break between work. Avoid long sitting toward bending. Keep legs straight. Tk a soft pillow for back support heat fermentation twice a day.
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I am having vry much muscle pain from about 3 months wat to do? Suggest me homeopathy medicine.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am having vry much muscle pain from about 3 months wat to do? Suggest me homeopathy medicine.
Hello lybrate-user, homeopathic medicine requires a little bit more details so that I can suggest you a specific medicine. Till then, you can take rhus tox 200, 4 pills three times a day. This is a general medicine for muscle pain.
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Hi I am suffering from faibromailgia. Full body pains. How to control these pains

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
To control pain in fibromyalgia visit neuro or musculoskeletal physiotherapist to have physiotherapy ift treatment & vacuum therapy for 10 days to painful regions of 15 minutes duration. Regards Dr. P. Nagaraj pt. Ph. D
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Six Common Causes for Shoulder Pain

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Fellow In Joint Replacement , Fellow In Arthroscopy
Orthopedist, Hyderabad
Six Common Causes for Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is one of the most important joints in the body that uses a ball and socket to join the arm to the rest of the body. Any pain can make it difficult to carry out motion in a comfortable manner. The shoulder consists of the long arm bone called the humerus, the collarbone or the clavicle, as well as the shoulder blade called the scapula. A layer of cartilage provides essential padding to the bones in this area and its two main joints. There are a number of issues that can cause shoulder pain. Let us get to know the six most common ones. 

  1. Rotator Cuff Injury: This is the most common cause of shoulder pain and it occurs when the four muscles or the tendons are injured. These muscles and tendons usually control the movement of the arm. This injury can involve strains and tears which may also be caused by constant lifting of heavy objects. 
  2. Rotator Cuff Tendonitis: This condition affects the tendons and muscles that help in moving the arm freely. This usually happens due to inflammation in the tendons. It is commonly experienced by patients who are actively involved in sports and other heavy physical pursuits in their line of work. 
  3. Frozen Shoulder: This is a debilitating condition that restricts the free movement of the arm and is also known as adhesive capsulitis. When the shoulder tissues become too thick, it leads to the growth of scar tissue that hinders proper movement and causes pain. 
  4. Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is a condition that comes as part of aging bones that also become hollow and brittle over the passage of time, which leads to joint and bone pains in various parts of the body. It is a degenerative disease that is caused due to prolonged wear and tear as well as other factors including family history and sports injury.
  5. Bursitis: This condition is known to affect the fluid filled sacs that lie in between the joints. These are known as bursae. When the bursae suffers from swelling, the effect usually shows up as pain in the joints. 
  6. Tendon Sheath Inflammation: The fibrous tissue that connects the bones and the muscles is called a tendon. The presence of the tendon makes it possible to pursue activities like running, jumping, lifting, gripping and more. It is protected by a sheath known as synovium, which also lubricates the same. Any injury or tear to this sheath can cause shoulder pain.

Acute and persistent pain that does not abate and gets even worse should be treated with immediate medical intervention.

Related Tip: "What Does Neck and Shoulder Pain Indicate?"

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I am having pain in my left foot since last week ,tried lot of home remedies but no help please suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmednagar
I am having pain in my left foot since last week ,tried lot of home remedies but no help please suggest.
Ashish do you have any history of injury or sprain. You may take TAB Voveron 1 after dinner for 4 days.
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Sir, Meri peeth mai bhot dard rahta hai Maine khub dawa khai par koi aram nahi mila.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Sir, Meri peeth mai bhot dard rahta hai Maine khub dawa khai par koi aram nahi mila.
Avoid medicine tk heat fermentation twice a day and do rest avoid long sitting and toward bending. If it work then ok otherwise physiotherapy treatment best option for you.
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