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Dr. Malaravan

Orthopedist, Chennai

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Dr. Malaravan Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr. Malaravan is an experienced Orthopedist in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Sri Balaji Hospital in Purasaivakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Malaravan on Lybrate.com.

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Old No.36, New No.77, Bricklin Road, Otteri,Purasaiwakkam. Landmark: Near Saravana Balaji Theatre, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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My mom is having severe knee pain from 10 yrs. She have tried almost all type of treatment but nothing works. She has menstrual cycle with heavier bleeding, because of which she has anaemia. What can she do for complete & permanent relief from knee pain.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My mom is having severe knee pain from 10 yrs. She have tried almost all type of treatment but nothing works. She has...
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.
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I have a foot pain in morning like injecting also freezing my fingers whrn I catch anything more than 5 minutes.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I have a foot pain in morning like injecting also freezing my fingers whrn I catch anything more than 5 minutes.
Hi +wear soft padded footwear. +do stretching of calf muscles +learn strengthening exercise of ankle +take contrast bath at physio clinic.
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I am 25 years old I am suffering shoulder pain nearly 2 years sir please tell me solution.

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
Massage with your thumbs from the mid points of the shoulder blades on both sides towards the lower back of your head up to lower level of the ears. Use oil or water for massage. Rotate your head clockwise and anticlockwise, forward and down, left and right a few times. Do for 5 to 10 times morning and evening give pressure the dipping point on the portion between the thumb and the index finger on the back of the palm. Press and release for 15 times where the pain is more. This will solve the problem. Further do some wrist rotation exercise. Consult after 5 days avoid junk food, oil, maida, sugar has to be cut down very much. Realise that foregoing these items are better than the pain.
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Neck Pain

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Bachelor of Physical Therapy
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Neck Pain

Herniated disks or bone spurts in the vertebrae of the neck may become the reason behind severe neck pain. They sometimes take too much space and compress the nerves branching out from the spinal cord.

I feels very tired. From last two days I cannot sleep. It causes pain on my neck. What I do? Please help me!

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I feels very tired. From last two days I cannot sleep. It causes pain on my neck. What I do? Please help me!
apply volini gel on neck, do warm fomentation, in pain free period do neck exercises , by moving neck up down, left and right. avoid high pillow. it will help. if not ok in 3 weeks then do x ray cervical spine to clear doubt about cervical spondylitis
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My mom age is 54, now a days her body swelling spl in joint pain and face also. May I know the exact reason of swelling. Dr suggested ecg, 2d echo, ct-scan(contrast) and some blood test. But all reports are normal but still she have swelling. Please advice me.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
This can be due to hypothyroidism. Also mention her ongoing treatment as some medicines do have swelling as side effect.
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Knee Joint Replacement Surgery!

MBBS, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Bangalore
Knee Joint Replacement Surgery!

Knee is a hinge joint where the lower leg bone tibia meets the thigh bone femur. During osteoarthritis, cartilage or ligament defects and degenerative arthritis, knee replacement surgery is recommended worldwide to get relief from extreme pain. Knee replacement surgery, also known as knee arthroscopy, is a surgical procedure, in which the affected knee joint is replaced with synthetic material. The most likely candidates for total knee replacement are the patients with severe destruction of the knee joint coupled with progressive pain and impaired function.

Modern technological advances have made computer assisted knee replacement surgery extremely popular around the globe. In this surgery, the surgeon is assisted by a computer to remove the optimum amount and angle of the bone, which otherwise is done by inspecting manually. This is an excellent example of surgery through a small incision and it eliminates the chances of human error. A perfect alignment and balance is achieved and hence longevity is also increased to 20 - 30 years. Knee replacement surgery is also specific to gender as the anatomy of male and female patients is different.

There are many types of knee replacements, most common being the Total Knee Replacement or Total Knee Arthroplasty. In addition, there is a partial knee replacement, bilateral knee replacement, revision knee replacement and knee arthroscopy.

In knee replacement surgery, the worn out surfaces of joints of knee are replaced with artificial implant of plastic and metal. The lower end of the femur bone is removed and replaced with a metal shell. The upper end of the lower leg bone (tibia) is also removed and replaced with a channeled plastic implant with a metal stem. A plastic ball is also added under the kneecap depending on its condition. These artificial components are commonly referred as prosthesis. The design of these highly flexible implants replicate knee, with the rotating knee replacement implants assist in backward and forward swing of the legs.

Patients whose knee joints have been damaged by either trauma or progressive arthritis should consider total knee replacement surgery. Post-surgical hospital stay after knee joint replacement is usually three to five days. The surgery has a very high success rate and shows dramatic improvement after a month. This improvement is most notable one month or more after surgery. The pain caused by the damaged joint is reduced significantly when the new gliding surface is constructed during surgery. Initially, patient will walk with the help of a walking aid until the knee is able to support full body weight. After six weeks, patient can walk comfortably with minimal assistance. Patients with artificial joints are prescribed to take antibiotics during the course of any elective invasive procedures including dental work. Physiotherapy is an essential part of rehabilitation and it will increase the muscle strength and patient can enjoy most activities, except running and jumping. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an orthopedist.

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I have got plantar fascia from past 3 yrs Give me some solution I am fed up of it.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I have got plantar fascia from past 3 yrs 
Give me some solution I am fed up of it.
Hi +wear soft padded footwear. +do stretching of calf muscles +learn strengthening exercise of ankle +take contrast bath at physio clinic. Wishing you a good health.
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I have lowback pain from 3 yrs, my mri report is disc buge in L2-L3 region. doctors suggested me bed rest and they treated me symptomatically. Is there any permanent solution for this?

Ergonomist, MPTh/MPT, Trained in Mulligan Concept, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
I have lowback pain from 3 yrs, my mri report is disc buge in L2-L3 region. doctors suggested me bed rest and they tr...
See dear if the pain is so much like ij legs also then you need a bed rest and do not be afraid of disc bulge as it is very common these days and good news is its totally preventable by just doing simple changes in your lifestyle like use stairs, drink more water, keep changing your positions frequently etc.
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Hi, I have head ache for a month. Also I am felling pain in my shoulder in the right side. What should i do?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
Hi, I have head ache for a month. Also I am felling pain in my shoulder in the right side. What should i do?
Take crocin pain relief one sos, get your BP checked, get your eye sight checked. take good night sleep and healthy diet. avoid stress/anxiety. consult again if not ok.
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