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Dr. Muthu Rathinam

DNB (Orthopedics)

Orthopedist, Chennai

11 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Muthu Rathinam is an experienced Orthopedist in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. He has been a practicing Orthopedist for 11 years. He has completed DNB (Orthopedics) . He is currently practising at Sunshine hospital in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Muthu Rathinam on Lybrate.com.

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DNB (Orthopedics) - NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS - 2007
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English
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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I am getting a severe headache for 30 years old, and also getting neck pain please help me.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
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.
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My feet are swollen after I came back from a trek. Its been 2 days since the trek and the swelling has not subsided.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bikaner
My feet are swollen after I came back from a trek. Its been 2 days since the trek and the swelling has not subsided.
It is common symptom after tracking it goes gradually. You may put your feet is hot water by putting rock salt in it. if swelling persist then you must go for further investigation.
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Im 28years old. And I have knee pain. I could not walk also. Can not tolerate this problem. Please give me some suggestions and also im getting eye irritation. Tel me for this also. Thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Im 28years old. And I have knee pain. I could not walk also. Can not tolerate this problem. Please give me some sugge...
Hello. We can't reverse the established pathology back, but we can control the process in the stage it is so that it wouldn't grow further. Apply Bakson’s Rheum Aid oil gently (2-3 times a day) and take orally Bakson’s Rheum-Aid syrup/ 1 tablespoon thrice daily. Also, increase your dietary intake of calcium which is present in green leafy vegetables, milk, milk products, sea food, white legumes, dried fig, black-eyed peas, almonds, oranges, seasame seeds. And vitamin D which is essential for absorption of calcium in our body and is synthesized naturally after getting exposed to sunlight, so early morning sunlight for 10-15min. 2-3 times a day is mandatory. Apart from this, do walk daily along with physiotherapy will also help you. For Eye irritation: Use Euphrasia eye drops 2-3times a day.
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I have weight gain, being very tired, week muscles, high blood pressure, depression and anxiety, osteoporosis, stretch marks all over body.Please help me in this regards

MD-PhD, FIPS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
I need you to do blood tests. Cbc tft lft hba1c serum calcium level serum cortisol level lipid profile serum electrolyte level urinalysis. Ecg please attach your test results to me. I will advise on further management.
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1. I am 50 years Old Male. Some times getting Knee pain. What to do? Pl advice 2. My wife aged 40, working as teacher, s getting legs pain and the nerves in the leg are visible like knots. What treatment to be taken. Pl advice.

MD, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Vadodara
1. I am 50 years Old Male. Some times getting Knee pain. What to do? Pl advice
2. My wife aged 40, working as teacher...
For your knee pain, pl visit www.deeppainvadodara.com For knee joint take private chat and knee package. For your wife, It could be varicose vain. Ask her to wear stockings & should not stand more time. Keep pillow below legs while sleeping will help her Consult vascular surgeon for the same.
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I am feeling pain in my back and stomach from last 1 day. The pain is similar to backache we feel during periods although I had my last period 15 days back. Also, I got small bleeding once yesterday evening which is now ok. The pain is severe while walking. Can you please suggest some medication.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am feeling pain in my back and stomach from last 1 day. The pain is similar to backache we feel during periods alth...
Do Take Hot and cold water fomentation for Thrice a day for alternative times for 3 days and still pain persists do consult physio and take a Therapy Best wishes
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Good morning sir. My leg is fractured in last accident the last month. what should i do to recover from fracture

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Fractures heal without problems in most people.The rate of healing and the ability to remodel a fractured bone vary tremendously for each person and depend on your age, your health, the kind of fracture, and the bone involved. Have healthy protein rich diet for faster healing.take adequate rest as advised by ur orthopaedic doctor. Hope this helps u.
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My mother (58+ yrs) is under treatment for Hypothyroidism (Eltroxin 50 mcg), Hypertension (Olmezest 20 mg) & Osteoarthritis (stage-2) of knee joints. Since past couple of months, she faced the problem of seeing every distant object in black color as well as in blurry image. Recently she visited an eye doctor, who suggested this is because of the eye gel getting dried up. She had cataract also, but that's mostly at initial phase. 1) What could have caused this eye gel to be dried ? Is it something serious & related to other medical problems ? 2) They have prescribed 2 eye drops - Aqualube & Nepaflam daily 3-4 times for 3-months. Is it safe to to use Nepaflam for such a long period ?

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My mother (58+ yrs) is under treatment for Hypothyroidism (Eltroxin 50 mcg), Hypertension (Olmezest 20 mg) & Osteoart...
Dryness is caused by hypothyroidism itself. There is a change in composition of mucous that is secreted by special glands in the conjunctiva tissue of the eye. She has to use lubricating eye drops on a daily basis at a frequency that depends upon the ambient temperature, humidity and wind factor. Generally speaking use drops for comfort and repeat when discomfort starts. Lubricating drops are safe and preservative free formulations are also available. Nepaflam has to be stopped after 3 weeks.
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I am suffering with back pain from long time. I have been done of MRI my L5 S1area. In MRI report came my spine disc L3 L4, L4 L5, L5 S2 dehydration. I have been consult my doctor with MRI report they suggest to me for regularly exercise of some special type of exercise step and giving one injection in my spine. I don't know name of the injection but I am feeling well with that injection for some time. Now again slowly start same problem. So I want needful solution of my problem. Doctor told to me avoiding some type of work that also following. Thanks.

M.D.(HOMOEOPATHY), C.S.D.(MUMBAI), BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
I am suffering with back pain from long time. I have been done of MRI my L5 S1area. In MRI report came my spine disc ...
Degenerative disc disease is not really a disease but a term used to describe the normal changes in your spinal discs camera.gif as you age. Spinal discs are soft, compressible discs that separate the interlocking bones (vertebrae) that make up the spine. The discs act as shock absorbers for the spine, allowing it to flex, bend, and twist. Degenerative disc disease can take place throughout the spine, but it most often occurs in the discs in the lower back (lumbar region) and the neck (cervical region). The changes in the discs can result in back or neck pain and/or: Osteoarthritis, the breakdown of the tissue (cartilage) that protects and cushions joints. Herniated disc, an abnormal bulge or breaking open of a spinal disc. Spinal stenosis, the narrowing of the spinal canal camera.gif, the open space in the spine that holds the spinal cord camera.gif. These conditions may put pressure on the spinal cord and nerves, leading to pain and possibly affecting nerve function. What causes degenerative disc disease? As we age, our spinal discs break down, or degenerate, which may result in degenerative disc disease in some people. These age-related changes include: The loss of fluid in your discs. This reduces the ability of the discs to act as shock absorbers and makes them less flexible. Loss of fluid also makes the disc thinner and narrows the distance between the vertebrae. Tiny tears or cracks in the outer layer (annulus or capsule) of the disc. The jellylike material inside the disc (nucleus) may be forced out through the tears or cracks in the capsule, which causes the disc to bulge, break open (rupture), or break into fragments. These changes are more likely to occur in people who smoke cigarettes and those who do heavy physical work (such as repeated heavy lifting). People who are obese are also more likely to have symptoms of degenerative disc disease. A sudden (acute) injury leading to a herniated disc (such as a fall) may also begin the degeneration process. As the space between the vertebrae gets smaller, there is less padding between them, and the spine becomes less stable. The body reacts to this by constructing bony growths called bone spurs (osteophytes). Bone spurs can put pressure on the spinal nerve roots or spinal cord, resulting in pain and affecting nerve function. To relieve pain, put ice or heat (whichever feels better) on the affected area and use acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen or naproxen. Your doctor can prescribe stronger medicines if needed. If you develop health problems such as osteoarthritis, a herniated disc, or spinal stenosis, you may need other treatments. These include physical therapy and exercises for strengthening and stretching the back. In some cases, surgery may be recommended. Surgery usually involves removing the damaged disc. In some cases, the bone is then permanently joined (fused) to protect the spinal cord. In rare cases, an artificial disc may be used to replace the disc that is removed. ONLY PERMANENT TREATMENT AVAILABLE TILL DATE IS HOMOEOPATHY. Homeopathy treats the person as a whole. It means that homeopathic treatment focuses on the patient as a person, as well as his pathological condition. The homeopathic medicines are selected after a full individualizing examination and case-analysis, which includes the medical history of the patient, physical and mental constitution etc. A miasmatic tendency (predisposition/susceptibility) is also often taken into account for the treatment of chronic conditions. The medicines given below indicate the therapeutic affinity but this is not a complete and definite guide to the treatment of this condition. The symptoms listed against each medicine may not be directly related to this disease because in homeopathy general symptoms and constitutional indications are also taken into account for selecting a remedy. To study any of the following remedies in more detail, please visit our Materia Medica section. None of these medicines should be taken without professional advice.
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I am 54 year old and I have 3 years for back pain problem i. E l5-s1 level causing indentation and pressure over anterior surface of thaecal sac exiting never root at these level on right side.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Not all patients of backache need surgery. Most of them can be managed without operation. Mri report must be interpreted in relation to the clinical condition of the patient. If a random survey is done in any population then these changes as described in your mri report will be present in more than 50% of people. Do reply back for private consultation and detailed treatment plan.
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