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Dr. K. Nagappan

Orthopedist, Chennai

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Dr. K. Nagappan is one of the best Orthopedists in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. K. Nagappan at Bharathiraja Superspeciality Hospital & Research Centre in T.Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. K. Nagappan on Lybrate.com.

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I am 55 years old got pain in my right knee while climbing stairs in office no swelling persists. I am able to walk. What should I do. Is mri essential. Please suggest.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
Mri is advised if meniscus tear is suspected. You may be having osteoarthritis. First get knee x rays.
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I am 57-year-old woman. I have left upper arm pain for the past couple of months. Can't lift hand fully or turn hand back. Have been doing some exercises. Please suggest.

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. Is it shoulder pain and arm pain which is bothering you? are you also having some neck pain and do you feel that this is a kind of radiating pain from your neck region? we have to actually understand whether your pains are due to a neck pathology or degenerative shoulder issue? do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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Shoulder Pain - Reasons Behind It!

MBBS, D (ORTHO), DNB (Orthopedics), MCH (Orthopedic), Spine Fellowship DePUY, Medtronics Spine Fellowship
Orthopedist, Delhi
Shoulder Pain - Reasons Behind It!

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.

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I am suffering pain and strain in my eyes due to long working on computer and also back pain.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering pain and strain in my eyes due to long working on computer and also back pain.
. Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Back Stretching- lie flat, pull one of the knee forward to chest, hold for 3 seconds, then bring the other knee forward to the chest and again hold for 3 seconds. Then pull both knees towards the chest and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat 10 times each exercise twice a day. Do the cat/cow stretch. Get on all fours, with your arms straight and your hands directly under your shoulders; your knees hip-width apart.
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I am suffering from upper arm pain, swelling in joints, burning sensation under feet, sometimes difficulty to breath. Is this the symptoms of heart disease. ?

Merrithew Stott Pilates, Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I am suffering from upper arm pain, swelling in joints, burning sensation under feet, sometimes difficulty to breath....
You should get your ecg and an angiogram done. This to rule heart issues. Secondly do a cold fermentation for your feet to cool down the burning sensation. Proper breathing exercise daily will also help in reducing difficulty in breathing. Exercise dialy and wear proper shoes to support your feet.
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My top back bone near neck is paining since 6-7 months and can't able to sit straight for even half an hour if I do so for more than 1 hour it pains more. I'm girl of age 20 and weight is around 48.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Dindori
My top back bone near neck is paining since 6-7 months and can't able to sit straight for even half an hour if I do s...
Tie a cup of uncooked rice inside a cloth and heat it for 30 to 60 seconds on the microwave in low setting. Then keep this on the back for relief. Take fresh ginger into pieces, place in the cup of water and boil it for 30 minutes in low flame. Cool for 30 minutes after boiling. Consume this solution with honey. Take a plastic bag with few crushed ice cubes and place it on the painful area.
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I am 36 years old male. Suffering from right knee pain since laet 9 months. What should I do? I have consult with doctors at hindu rao hospital. Took mesicine but no relief yet. Mri shows that' impression Mr. Imaging revels----- 1. Focal cartilage thining with underlying subchondral edema at medial facet patella- likely chondromalacia patella grade-4.2. Minimal knee joint effusion. So please suggest me. Thanks.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
You need some exercises. If medicines and exercises is not relieving your pain, then surgery may be needed. Arthroscopy surgeon would be best for you.
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When I wake up after sleeping my body having muscles and back with full of pain. I want to know what the cause behind and what I do for this problem?

Bachelor of physiotherapy,BPTh, Certified Manual therapist, Master of Physiotherapy ,MPTh. (Orthopedics)
Physiotherapist, Ghaziabad
When I wake up  after sleeping my body having muscles and back with full of pain. I want to know what the cause behin...
Lots of reasons can behind this. Keep body warm i. E use blanket while you sleep. Use antioxidant and vit d3.
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I am 25 year old male and have backache for last 2 months. I have used pain relief ointment cream for couple of days but don't relief.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am 25 year old male and have backache for last 2 months. I have used pain relief ointment cream for couple of days ...
First of all check your posture when you are lifting any material like heavy bucket. And try to lift the heavy bucket without bending your back. You may lift the bucket after bending your knees only. This will definitely help you. * gentle massage with lukewarm mustard oil of your waist area will also give you relief. * surya namaskar is only exercise which you need to do. * in diet vegetable protein of cereal, b complex supplements and half teaspoon of haldi in a cup of milk for seven days will give you enough relief.
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She has a severe back pain? Sometime it starts paining when she sit for a longer duration of time? Is there any solution on this that can reveal back pain of her?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
She has a severe back pain? Sometime it starts paining when she sit for a longer duration of time? Is there any solut...
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana -- Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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