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Dr. Guru Prasad

Orthopedist, Chennai

Dr. Guru Prasad Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr. Guru Prasad is a popular Orthopedist in Padi, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Guru Prasad personally at Rajan Nursing Home in Padi, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Guru Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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I have a swelling in my leg muscles which I got while playing. please suggest me a pain relief for it ?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have a swelling in my leg muscles which I got while playing. please suggest me a pain relief for it ?
Apply cold fomentstion along ust of neuro physio therapy for 12 days foliwed by strengthening exercise.
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I am a male age 66 yrs. I am a diabetic since long and it is my family history. I am suffering with high blood presser, it was two times I had stunts fitted with my arteries I had my gold bladder removed. Now I come to current problem. The main thing is that I keep pain all over my body more on leg palm, knee, the middle portion between leg palm and knee and pain is all the 24 hours. I get cramps also at night. If you can be of help it will be great.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am a male age 66 yrs. I am a diabetic since long and it is my family history. I am suffering with high blood presse...
Dietary and other lifestyle changes can help you control and prevent high blood pressure. Eating a diet that is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products and skimps on saturated fat and cholesterol can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm hg. This eating plan is known as the dietary approaches to stop hypertension (dash) diet. Get plenty of potassium, which can help prevent and control high blood pressure. Eat less saturated fat and total fat. If you're overweight, losing even 3 kgs can lower your blood pressure. Strive for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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He have a backbone problem since 3 years during sleeping or hanging anything by hand. It cause pain.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhopal
He have a backbone problem since 3 years during sleeping or hanging anything by hand. It cause pain.
Back pain can result from bad posture, a sudden jerky movement, a lumpy mattress or poor lifting techniques. It can also be caused by injury in a work place, by a sports accident or by muscular spasms. There are also many diseases and pathological conditions that can lead to back pain. These include abdominal or pelvic disease, anxiety, arthritis, cervical or lumbar spondylosis, dermatological problems, kidney disease, rheumatic conditions, tumours and scoliosis. Our modern, sedentary lifestyles have a profound effect on the development of back pain; indeed one of the most effective ways of preventing it is simply to stay active. An average adult in the India spends at least two hours a day in front of a computer screen or television set, and back problems can be triggered if they don’t sit properly. In an age of mobile phones and computer games, such troubles are increasingly inflicting children of school age as well. Top tips for back care: For back pain, better to see your Doctor sooner than later. Take regular exercise – your Doctor can say what’s right for you. Hours in one position can cause problems – avoid computer ‘hump’. During repetitive tasks, vary your rhythm and take frequent breaks. Adjust car seats and on long journeys, take regular breaks to stretch. Pace yourself with heavy work such as gardening – don’t risk a disc! Watch children’s posture – they shouldn’t carry bags on one shoulder or spend too long at a computer without breaks. Avoid strain when lifting, particularly small children and shopping. Your bed could be part of the problem. Seek Doctor advice on choosing a new one. Take a hot bath or shower, soaking in a hot tub, or using a heating pad, hot water bottle, or heat wrap that provides continuous, low-level heat are all ways to bring healing warmth to your lower back.
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I am suffering from pain in calf muscles from last 2 months. What could be the reason and what will b treatment.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am suffering from pain in calf muscles from last 2 months. What could be the reason and what will b treatment.
It might be of muscle strain or of pathological causes you can have ust for 12 days followed by mobilisation exercise.
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I am above 80 and recently I am feeling loss of muscles in my body and pain in shoulder and in right hand, in middle fingers of both hands. Kindly suggest some expert Dr. Specialising in this field, so that I may contact him. Please reply soon. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am above 80 and recently I am feeling loss of muscles in my body and pain in shoulder and in right hand, in middle ...
Apart from taking symptomatic treatment I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional.
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Hi, My knees are paining a lot also crushing sound is coming while sitting. Please advise.

BPTh/BPT, Bachelor of Science
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Hi, My knees are paining a lot

also crushing sound is coming while sitting. Please advise.
Hello, this crepitus sound is the early sign of osteoarthritis of knee. This is may be due to overweight or deficiency of vitamin d3 or calcium or due to poor posture. You can follow these advises:- 1. Take calcium supplements and sun bath daily to prevent further damage to your joints. 2. Avoid heavy lifting. 3. Avoid squatting and weight bearing activities. 4. Use western toilet. 5. Wear shock absorbing, good quality of shoes while walking. 6. Keep roll of a towel under your knees while sleeping. 7. Perform some gentle exercises and stretching of your all joints before getting out of your bed. 8. Walk straight with shoulder protracted. 9. Perform deep breathing exercises or yoga for proper functioning of lungs.
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suffering with knee pain with low cartiology and how to improve the life without surgery

MPTh/MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Pune
Please visit a physiotherapist doctor n treatment is possible after proper consultation...we may avoid surgery.
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I am having pain in my knees for the last 2 months I have tried everything to get relief from this but nothing happened so please suggest me to get relief.

COMT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Surat
I am having pain in my knees for the last 2 months I have tried everything to get relief from this but nothing happen...
Knee joint is very complex joint made by 3 bones - femur, tibia, fibula and knee cap - patella. Several ligaments, cartilage and menisci are covered all around. So pain in knee joint may be due to several reasons. Normally after 50 plus age this disorder is very common because of arthritis. But in your case it seems there may be any internal injury like cartilage etc for which you are not aware about or pain may be due to deficiency of vit d or uric acid. So in general I would advise you to please go for proper investigation so that the reason can be diagnosed. In the mean time to get relief from pain and stiffness please follow the physio measures: precautions- 1. Avoid prolong standing. Standing on one leg or running for time being if its painful. 2. Take care while bending your knees, it should not directly strain your joint. 3. Avoid heavy weight lifting. 4. Wear shoes with good arch support, do not wear high -healed shoes. 5. Use the correct positions during activities so that you do not strain your muscles. 6. Try to change your sitting position every 15 min so that it should not give strain on your knees. 7. Avoid sitting on floor with both knees bending. 8. Take diet rich in calcium like milk, dairy products, banana etc which will enhance your calcium and gives you strength. Treatment - 1. Make use of hot packs and ice packs alternately. Apply with the ration of 3: 2 which means 3 min ice then 2 min heat. Ice has very good results in relieving pain than heat so combination of both gives you complete relax. As ice reduces pain and heat stimulates blood flow around the affected area. 2. After this using your thumb massage your knee area gently. Relax for 5 minutes. 3. Do some knee (quads) isometrics atleast 10-15 times with the hold of 5 -10 seconds. Also you can do some knee strengthening in the mean time like - hams sets, knee bending and straitening, heel raising, bridging, squatting, lunge etc. Lot of exercises are there. The above treatment will give pain relief and discomfort. If possible please contact any physio who will study your daily routine, symptoms, degree of pain etc and accordingly will give you the best treatment plan. Along with it give you our pain relieving modalities like ift, us vacuum therapy for 10-12 days with mobilisation exercises. Good luck and get well soon.
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I have been suffering from my knee joint pain from past six months tired of going to hospitals and looking for remedies, please suggest me any remedy.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have been suffering from my knee joint pain from past six months tired of going to hospitals and looking for remedi...
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.
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I am a 28 years old female I have cold, sneezing, running nose, problem frequently due to dust, cold climate or sweat for about 5 years i am not able to take fruits and have backache problem past 2 months, and how to improve my skin how to brighten, what treatment can I take.

MD, DVD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
I am a 28 years old female I have cold, sneezing, running nose, problem frequently due to dust, cold climate or sweat...
take green vegetables,salads,drink lots of water, use a salicylic acid based face wash and apply sunscreen
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Dear doc, I am 22 years old. I have been putting up weight since 6-7 years constantly even when my consumption of food is less and regular also I have acnes, pimples, hair fall etc problem. And overtime I have also started developing backache. Pls help me with some remedies.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
Dear doc, I am 22 years old. I have been putting up weight since 6-7 years constantly even when my consumption of foo...
Weight is too much. Metabolism needs to be corrected by simple herbal decoctions and little routine changes. For the time being pl start taking Ajwain + pachkol herbs decoction at home and consult.
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I have backpain, for 1yr, and intolerable pain increases in the morning, and persists for whole day, can you suggests me some medicines, for that?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have backpain, for 1yr, and intolerable pain increases in the morning, and persists for whole day, can you suggests...
Tk muscle relaxant medicine and do rest with heat fermentation. According your condition physiotherapy treatment best option.
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Sometime I have too much pain in leg but only in one leg. Please give me solution.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Sometime I have too much pain in leg but only in one leg. Please give me solution.
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.
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Pain and numbness in both leg soles. Due to numbness itching and pain I unable to walk on road. Every time pain and feeling tense in both legs.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Pain and numbness in both leg soles. Due to numbness  itching and pain I unable to walk on road. Every time pain and ...
Pain and numbness in sole of both legs can be due to: 1.Diabetic neuropathy 2. Vitamin B12 deficiency 3.Sensory neuropathies. You need to go for tests like MRI scan of lumbosacral spine, Sugar levels and Vitamin B12 levels and consult a pain specialist or neurologist. Treatment will depend on underlying cause. Such conditions should not be ignored as gradual damage to nerves can be debilitating in future.
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Why paining in my both heel? I cant touch my heel on floor properly. Please advise any medicine or injection.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Why paining in my both heel?
I cant touch my heel on floor properly. Please advise any medicine or injection.
Requires detailed examination and investigation. Preliminary investigations suggested: hb, tlc, dlc, esr, blood sugar fasting & pp, uric acid vit d urine r/e x-ray of the affected part. Anyway it may be tried sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress 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. Do not ignore it. Let it not become beginning of a bigger problem. Make sure that patient is not allergic to any of the medicines that he/she is going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, inform.
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Yesterday I felt severe Pain at my lower back and right side of body from stomach to knee. It's looks like muscle inside is stopping me to walk and stand. Today nothing is experienced. What's the reason behind this. Is sitting for an almost of 2hr can cause this issue or what will be other issue.

MD - Anaesthesiology
Anesthesiologist, Anand
Yesterday I felt severe Pain at my lower back and right side of body from stomach to knee.
It's looks like muscle ins...
Yes you are rgt lybrate-user. It could b because of sitting still for a long time. And than when you suddenly stand up muscle may go in spasm. Next time whenever you have to sit for a long time do not sit still. Keep moving your feet toes. You can even move side to side. And yes if possible stand up invetween stretch your body and walk few steps.
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Hi sir, my dad 51 year old having problems related to knee and toe. He also have pain in ankle and heel .His uric acid is 9.6 which is more than normal so what precautions he has to take. Please suggest me. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi sir, my dad 51 year old having problems related to knee and toe. He also have pain in ankle and heel .His uric aci...
Normal level are 2.4-6 mg/dl in male and in female and 3.4-7 mg/dl. High uric acid can cause gout, arthritis, kidney stone) 1. Avoid protein rich diets like mutton, egg, fish, sea food (sardines)/prawn 2. Avoid pulses, lentill, mushrooms, green leafy vegetablles like broccoli, cauli flower, cabbage, spinach, beans, peas 3. Take fruits like apple, banana, orange, black cherry, lime etc 4. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass) daily 5. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks, excess sweets cakes/cookies 6. Reduce weight if overweight 7. Take medicine after consulting physician.
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I am unable to breathe sometimes and I am getting tired easily. I am also having joint pain and bad breathe what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am unable to breathe sometimes and I am getting tired easily. I am also having joint pain and bad breathe what shou...
Homoeopathic medicine adel-4 (adel) drink 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily nux vomica 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue twice daily rinseout (sbl) gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water. Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth immediately after meals. Hekla lava tooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night haemocal (sbl) chew 4 tab twice daily vitamin-d plus (bakson) chew 1 tab daily exercise-20-30 minutes standing cycle report after 30 days.
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I'm 67 yes. Diabetic, hypertensive, post cabg I fell pain in legs while sleeping in a c room. Taking regular medicines. Bp, sugar under control.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
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 affections in tendons, nerves, blood vessels etc. Also your long standing diabetes and hypertension may contribute to these symptoms as well. 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 also make sure that your sugar levels and blood pressure is always under control at all times. 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. Thanks & regards Dr. Akshay kumar saxena consultant orthopaedics fortis hospital, new delhi.
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I am 31, female, having severe heel pain, hope it is gout. Can I take calcium tablets if am having gout.?

DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma in Orthopedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Calcium has nothing to do with gout. You can safely take calcium tablets even if you are suffering from gout. Dr. Neelabh
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