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Dr. Gowri Shankar Patnaik

Orthopedist, Chennai

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Dr. Gowri Shankar Patnaik Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr. Gowri Shankar Patnaik is an experienced Orthopedist in Nungambakkam, Chennai. She is currently practising at TOTAL REHAB in Nungambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gowri Shankar Patnaik on Lybrate.com.

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I have felling weakness. About 5 to 6 day. And my leg is pain every day. Why. Any solution.

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I have felling weakness. About 5 to 6 day. And my leg is pain every day. Why. Any solution.
Hi, Get your blood tested for CBC with Hb% & ESR. Simple nutritional deficiency can cause general weakness of the body. Would advise you to take homoeopathic medicines - Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos. - both thrice daily, and let me know about your condition after a month.

My age is 23. My height 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. I am having numbness and tingling in whole body. Right half head pain and abdominal pain. Chest enlargement and too much belly fat. Excessive hair growth. Bone and muscle pain. High bp 150/100. My cortisol is 234ng/ml. Total testosterone is 2.21ng/ml. Where can be the problem in body?

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My age is 23. My height 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. I am having numbness and tingling in whole body. Right half head pain and...
Hi lybrate user, all these symptons including excessive levels of cortisol, indicating cushing's syndrom. For this you can try allopathic medicines initially to get immediate improvement but that will not be a permanent solution. So, you can opt homeopathic medicines paralally, on long time intake of these medicines you can reduce the dosage of allopthic drugs n later permanently with observing improvement in your condition, symptoms n suffering wise, gradually can tapper the allopthic drugs. But in homeo, you need to continue medication for quite long time as its related to harmonal imbalance,&a kind of auto immune dissorder/metobolism.

Hello doctors, I am going to gym form yesterday onwards. I am working out hard from yesterday onwards in gym. But I am suffering from hand muscle pains and muscles are totally in contracted position. I couldnt lift my hand as normal its really hard for me to do my works suggest me exercise or english medicine to get subside of pains both my hands are in same position. Its urgent docs.

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Hello doctors, I am going to gym form yesterday onwards. I am working out hard from yesterday onwards in gym. But I a...
In this condition avoid strain and stop the gym. Tk muscle relaxant medicine. Do hot fermentation. If it work then ok other physio session for 2 days. After relief start your gym in gradually process. Firstly your muscle should be use to gym then increase your strength levels.
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What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain dueto disc problems?

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What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain dueto disc problems?
Hi, the injection is for relief pain for long term but it works for short term. And why you are going with that injection it will be cured by physiotherapist without any medicine. If you have any doubts revert me back.
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I have an back pain on my shoulder when I was playing cricket it is now a big problem to me what can I do?

DHMS (Hons.)
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I have an back pain on my shoulder when I was playing cricket it is now a big problem to me what can I do?
Hello, * go for aerobic exercise under the guidance of physiotherapist. Take homoeo-medicine** @ ruta 1000-6 pills, once a wk @ arnica mont 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ bellis pernice q -20 drops + olive- oil- take a massage on your shoulder in circulatory movement. Report fortnightly. Stay-fit.

My neck is paining what should I do?

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apply volini gel on neck. do warm fomentation. do neck muscle exercises. avoid high pillow.consult if not ok.

I am 18 year old, I had leg sprain on many parts of my leg as I met with accident today there are no injuries outside but i am getting hell of pain inside i am able to move my leg easily.

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I am 18 year old, I had leg sprain on many parts of my leg as I met with accident today there are no injuries outside...
Back pain or HIP PAIN k liye back isometrics exercise kijiye or hot fragmentations kijiye. For word bandings mat kijiye. Long time ek hi positins m mat rahiye. Breegings exercise bilateral or single leg rotation kijiye phle without weight kijiye fir 1-2kg weight cuff se kijiye rotations kijiye leg single -single than avoide kijiye stair clabbings sweelings ho to ice ki massage kijiye back pain ko ap darr mat smjiye ap low back belt bi use m laa sakte h vo kisi bi tarah k jurck se apko bacha ti h deep breathing exercise kijiye I hope get well soon… thnx. Shoulder pain or elbow pain or HAND PAIN k liye ap ice massage kijiye … jurck se bachiye or shoulder wheeler exercise kijiye. Clapping kijiye. Sweeling aye to ice massage kijiye ……rotation krte rahiye. Elbow m pain ho to ap ultra sound lgaiye 4-10 days pulley exercise kijiye or weight cuff bandh kr 1-2kg k weight cuff se pendullaer exercise kijiye…. I hope get well soon thnx. Wrist pain k liye stimuleter ka use kr sakte h …. Or fingers k liye mobilization bi krsakte h I hope get well soon……thnx Leg pain k liye calf stretchings or periformis stretchings or T. F. L stretching ilio psos muscles ki stretching kijiye sweelings ho to ice pack kijiye or sweeling nhi ho to hot pack ka use ap kijiye. Heel track kijiye… weight cuff 1-2kg use kijiye or leg exercise kijitye hips up nd down exercise kijiye…. Walking kijiye phle edii rakiye fir panjaa rakijiye 6-9 kaadaam chalet huye apni walking ki capacity incress kijiye daily 1000 kaadaam ap chaliye …deep breath lijiye pani jada se jada pijiye ……. Long sitting, standing, clambing avoide kijiye I hope ap jaldi ache ho jayege thnx. KNEE PAIN k liye ap knee cap use kijiye …or hot fragmentation kijiye jada stair clambbings mat kijiye…. Long sitting or standing mat kijiye……. Heel track kijiye 4-5 time, ediii panjaa kr k chaliye 1000 kaadaam………. ANKLE PAIN k liye ap ice se massage kijiye …. Quick stretch kijiye or tempoline kr sakte h ap……for jumping……ankle toe movement kijiye countinu…. Weightcuuff bandh kr 1-2 kg k ap sit to stand kr sakte ho……. I hope ap jaldi theek ho jaayege thnx……

I am 25 years so my problem is back pain in morning and nigth.

Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist
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Hi if you have localized back pain with - no neurological symptoms like numbness, paresthesia, weakness in limbs etc, my advice is: - intensive physical therapy initially under supervision of a physiotherapist and then at home. - avoid forward bending, lifting heavy weights etc - take an analgesic like diclofenac or something which suits your body for 5-7 days - take muscle relaxant for same time as analgesic to relieve muscle spasm - ice packs at the site of pain, muscle spasm - local analgesic spray can be used but no massage is required let me know in a week time how you are feeling. I will actually ask you to get x ray of involved region of spine (ap & lateral) and send reports across to me so that I can advise further in a better manner. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.

Hello, I am a 20 year old teen having pain in my knees when I do some heavy work or some exercises. I have started pain in my knees since when I have reduced 10kgs from 110 to 100kg. I had done a strict diet and along it I have done heavy exercises. Currently I have taken a x-ray also and the report is that displacement of patiala and I have also consulted with an Orthopaedic, he have advised me to reduce 30 kgs and told me that I am having less calcium in my body and gave me tablet for it. So please give me suggestion, I want to get rid of this pain as soon as possible. Thanks

Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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YOU SHOULD CONSULT PHYSIOTHERAPIST... TAKE QUADRICEPS EXERCISES LEG PRESS. KNEE PRESS ETC SO MANY EXERCISES ARE THERE. THIS MAY BE DUE TO EROSION AND displacement of patela BONE. JUST DO DAILY EXERCISE GO TO ART OF LIVING WORK SHOP FOR 6 DAYS IN YOUR CITY...

My son 30 year age having backache since last two days. His weight is 105 kg hight is 5feet 9 inches. He works in software industry. Pls ask about its cure and reasons of this type of pain.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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My son 30 year age having backache since last two days. His weight is 105 kg hight is 5feet 9 inches. He works in sof...
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 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. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem. REDUCE WEIGHT>
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I am 46 years old I have back bone pain for last 6 month please tell how can relief this pain?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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I am 46 years old I have back bone pain for last 6 month please tell how can relief this pain?
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 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. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem.

I have pain in my backbone and my shoulder what I do I m just 21 my name basant kumar Singh. Someone told me you scared the smoking please suggest me.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda
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I have pain in my backbone and my shoulder what I do I m just 21 my name basant kumar Singh. Someone told me you scar...
Hi apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. And agni tundi vati and maha yograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day.

I have lots of pain in my legs over 1 week what should I do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist
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Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Actually pain at calf/leg region can be due to many reasons, commonly it is muscular in nature but it can also be due to tendons, nerves, blood vessels etc. My advise to you for initial 2-3 weeks will be: - ice packs application intensively with elevation of your limbs at night - take a short course of anti-inflammatory medication as per your body's suitability - stop your physical activity till pain completely subsides - intensive physical therapy, training and proper muscle conditioning once pain has subsided - slow resumption of physical activities with proper pre activity warm up and stretching of muscles and short increments in duration of physical activity each day as per pain tolerance. - we will get some blood tests for you - serum vitamin d and serum potassium levels, esr and crp once you have all these reports then you can contact me as I can advise you for proper supplementation do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.

I am 37 year old and I have back pain from 3 month, what to do?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist
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I am 37 year old and I have back pain from 3 month, what to do?
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 neck, back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. For emergency treatment contacts your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it doe s not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.
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I am 23 years old male and have backside pain last 2 week what should do?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist
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I am 23 years old male and have backside pain last 2 week what should do?
Kindly show me a 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. 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 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. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.

I have pain in leg 3 days what I do ?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist
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Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Actually pain at calf/leg region can be due to many reasons, commonly it is muscular in nature but it can also be due to tendons, nerves, blood vessels etc. My advise to you for initial 2-3 weeks will be: - ice packs application intensively with elevation of your limbs at night - take a short course of anti-inflammatory medication as per your body's suitability - stop your physical activity till pain completely subsides - intensive physical therapy, training and proper muscle conditioning once pain has subsided - slow resumption of physical activities with proper pre activity warm up and stretching of muscles and short increments in duration of physical activity each day as per pain tolerance. - we will get some blood tests for you - serum vitamin d and serum potassium levels, esr and crp once you have all these reports then you can contact me as I can advise you for proper supplementation do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
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I am a 25 years old male and have backache for last 2 months.

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist
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I am a 25 years old male and have backache for last 2 months.
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.

I am from Bhubaneswar study at trident academy of technology b. Tech 1st year branch civil sir I don't know why but I am not feeling well I have always a sweet pain in stomach and digestive system is also not good. Too many times I have loose motion and its happening any time any day. I have also pain in leg at knee after while sitting. When I run. while running a pain started in left side and then I have to take rest otherwise I can't run or walk. Sir please help me.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
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I am from Bhubaneswar study at trident academy of technology b. Tech 1st year branch civil 
sir I don't know why but ...
Kindly consult a physician. In the mean time you may try 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 neck back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. For emergency treatment contact your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Why not discuss with me in a video conference? (facility provided by lybrate. Com)
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Dis is Nithin. My father is an diabetic patient. As he suffered with foot cellulitis last year & infection level increased. In order to decrease infection level he had undergone skingrafting surgery. It was normal fr few months & again it started swelling in the near foot grafted region. May I know the best treatment for it at present situation.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS, FMAS (Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery), FIAGES(Fellowship in minimal access surgery)
General Surgeon
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Dis is Nithin. My father is an diabetic patient. As he suffered with foot cellulitis last year & infection level incr...
Skin infection is quite common in diabetic patients. Control hyperglycemia. Prevent lower limb from any kind of injury. If cellulitis has occurred again start antibiotics after consulting.
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