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Dr. Karthik

Orthopedist, Chennai

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Dr. Karthik is a renowned Orthopedist in Kasthuri Hospital, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Kasthuri Hospital in Kasthuri Hospital, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karthik on Lybrate.com.

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I have pain in my hand all the time. Once my hand is fracture 2 year ago, at that time after taking medicine I have no pain. But now I have so much pain in my hand please suggest me what to do?

MBBS
General Physician,
I have pain in my hand all the time. Once my hand is fracture 2 year ago, at that time after taking medicine I have n...
Have hot fomentation on hands and have alternate cold and hot hand bath by cold and hot water. Also you can have musce relaxant like volini spreay or ointment some times it will be o k.

I am 47 years of age hysterectomy done in 2005 . I have osteoporosis grade 1 so what tablets do u suggest for me

MBBS, M. S. Orthopedics, M.ch. Orthopaedics, MD - Sports Medicine
Orthopedist, Delhi
Grade one. ? you need to get your dexa scanning of the lumbar spine, proximal femur and the wrist. Once the t score and z score are done then the treatment can be started according to who guidelines
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Due to my overweight my knee is paining. please give me a suggestion to loss weight. please can you give some diet tips. please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Due to my overweight my knee is paining. please give me a suggestion to loss weight. please can you give some diet ti...
Diet and lack of exercise are the two most important factors that contribute to obesity. While the modern day diet is becoming more and more full of fats, sweets and empty calories, it is becoming devoid of nutritious vitamins and minerals. The fibre content is also decreasing. One tends to stack up on junk food in an effort to take a quick bite while on the go. At the same time, physical activity is on the decline. One has increased access to vehicles and the need to walk or cycle is almost not present. Even for commuting short distances, one uses cars or two wheelers. All these things are readily contributing to this epidemic of obesity. When it comes to getting rid of the excess fat, one needs to work conscientiously and consistently on both the counts mentioned above. One’s diet has to be altered so as to include more and more natural fruits and vegetables. Processed food and junk food should be cut down to the minimum. A daily exercise regimen needs to be adopted. Exercising for 30-40 minutes for a minimum of 5 days a week is necessary. Homeopathy helps by regulating the metabolic system of the individual. There are more than 100 medicines listed in the Homeopathic literature for obesity. It is a tough job selecting the right medicine for a particular patient. One needs to take into account a lot of things before selecting the right course of treatment. These things relate to other symptoms or conditions that may be present or the person may be suffering from. A lot of importance is given to the reason, if any can be found that stimulated weight gain. This reason could be a particular illness or an event or some psychological setback in life. The general reaction of the person to extremes of temperature, his or heating habits also need to be taken into account.
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My knees pain if I spent too much time standing or have to walk long distances. I'm healthy and overall fit. Not over weight. Taking rest relieves the pain.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
My knees pain if I spent too much time standing or have to walk long distances. I'm healthy and overall fit. Not over...
Hi I can understand your problem. 1) apply hot and cold foementation. 2) learn strengthening exercise of quadriceps and hamstring from physiotherapist. 3) do regular streching calf muscles. 4) wear comfortable foot wear. Do share investigation reports if you have, in next consultation.
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I have runners knee problem. I have seen add in tv of ortho herb. Will it is safe to use, will it cure my knee problem or else please suggest any home remedy for that?

Madurai Medical College, M.S orthopedics, DNB orthopedics, National University Hospital, Singapore.
Orthopedist,
I have runners knee problem. I have seen add in tv of ortho herb. Will it is safe to use, will it cure my knee proble...
Dear sir, TV ads may not be scientific. Take physical therapy and do quadriceps exercises. You can wear knee support. Local pain relief gel may be used.
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Ref. Dr. P nagaraj article on back pain-- If one has slight slip disc, is it advisable to do the 3 or any of the exercises given by him here in this adjacent article?

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Ref. Dr. P nagaraj article on back pain-- If one has slight slip disc, is it advisable to do the 3 or any of the exer...
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 45 years old person. I donot have a motorbike. I am a small employee in a private firm. I have to go to offices, banks on my bicycle. I had a severe backpain since two years. What I have to do?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Don't worry actually cycling is good exercise for general well being and joints to be active for pain have hot water and cold water fomentation thrice a day for 3 days of 15 minutes duration each time use only hard firm & even mattress.
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I have a severe back pain. I have high BP too. I take telma am tablet one daily. I took Naaz plus tablet for anxiety in morning. Now doctor has prescribed thiospas A4 for back pain. I forgot to tell him about the tablet I took that is Naaz plus. Can I take this tablet now. Please advice.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have a severe back pain. I have high BP too. I take telma am tablet one daily. I took Naaz plus tablet for anxiety ...
General Back Pain: This is a general low back ache and for this you can follow these measures: one keep a pillow right under the knee while sleeping, next is you can keep ice in the painful area for about 5--10 minutes, if pain still persists you can stretch your body by twisting the waist on both sides how we used to do in the school drill similarly you can try which will help you relax as well will reduce the pain. It looks like you are anaemic. If you have back pain after you sit for long hours then it is due to your haemoglobin levels as it is important to check that. Anaemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired and also having back / leg pain though there may not be any pathological reasons for back pain.•Standing hamstring stretch: Place the heel of your injured leg on a stool about 15 inches high. Keep your knee straight. Lean forward, bending at the hips until you feel a mild stretch in the back of your thigh. Make sure you do not roll your shoulders and bend at the waist when doing this or you will stretch your lower back instead of your leg. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 3 times. •Cat and camel: Get down on your hands and knees. Let your stomach sag, allowing your back to curve downward. Hold this position for 5 seconds. Then arch your back and hold for 5 seconds. Do 3 sets of 10. •Quadruped arm/leg raise: Get down on your hands and knees. Tighten your abdominal muscles to stiffen your spine. While keeping your abdominals tight, raise one arm and the opposite leg away from you. Hold this position for 5 seconds. Lower your arm and leg slowly and alternate sides. Do this 10 times on each side. •Pelvic tilt: Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Tighten your abdominal muscles and push your lower back into the floor. Hold this position for 5 seconds, then relax. Do 3 sets of 10. •Partial curl: Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Tighten your stomach muscles. Tuck your chin to your chest. With your hands stretched out in front of you, curl your upper body forward until your shoulders clear the floor. Hold this position for 3 seconds. Don't hold your breath. It helps to breathe out as you lift your shoulders up. Relax. Repeat 10 times. Build to 3 sets of 10. To challenge yourself, clasp your hands behind your head and keep your elbows out to the side. •Gluteal stretch: Lying on your back with both knees bent, rest the ankle of one leg over the knee of your other leg. Grasp the thigh of the bottom leg and pull that knee toward your chest. You will feel a stretch along the buttocks and possibly along the outside of your hip on the top leg. Hold this for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 3 times. •Extension exercise: Lie face down on the floor for 5 minutes. If this hurts too much, lie face down with a pillow under your stomach. This should relieve your leg or back pain. When you can lie on your stomach for 5 minutes without a pillow, then you can continue with the rest of this exercise.
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I am 25 year's old but i am getting back pain at the bottom during bike driving why?

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 25 year's old  but i am getting back pain at the bottom during bike driving why?
Apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then massage it and give hot fomentation. Take maharasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. And mahayograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day. Avoid tea coffee. Fermented food. Junk food. Spicy food. Do exercises and pranayama early morning. Avoil alcohol consumption.
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I am 34 years old women, suffering fm sciatica pain fm last 2, 3 years. But pain was under control coz only leg was paining. But fm last 4 days my lower back s paining a lot causing me so much discomfort that I am not able to walk properly. Kindly enlighten my way.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, Diploma In Diet & Nutrition, MSc - Dietitics/Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am 34 years old women, suffering fm sciatica pain fm last 2, 3 years. But pain was under control coz only leg was p...
If pain is more visit physiotherapist, they will provide you treatment for quick relief. Plan some medications like vitb12 to provide strength to your nerve as well.
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