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I have pain in back area on chicken wings of left side. Pain is increasing day by day what happening to me. What the treatment I want to go.
I am 75 years old. Have developed almost continuous pain my legs below the know, including the soles of the feet. Pain increases in the night. Alopathic medicines give toxicity and stomach upsets. Can you suggest some medicines as well as reason why this is happening. I go for regular walks also with the pain itself. Regards.
MY husband is a choreographer he has back pain he travels more in his bike from six months suddenly he his falling down loosing control please suggest me.
I have muscular pain in my back since a year. Sometimes pains a lot right from my left hand's ring finger to the back and neck. What should I do?
Joint pain problems in knees, back pain, am suffering from diabetes from last three months and also from hypertension,what to do
Hi. My ques.- Current- Age 28 height 5.9' weight 80 occupation- soft. Engineer. 8 hrs sitting job problem- Bike accident in 2009.6 yrs back. Hand fracture n knee ligament injury on left leg. Treatment taken- Painkillers tablets, tel malish, massage, therapy, crape bandage, spray. No surgery. Now no pain. Query- 1) is surgery 100% effective? Can it solve 100% ligament problem? Do I nedd to do surgery in future? Or wts d % of chances dat I need to do it in future? 2) is there any restriction on exercise n joining gym? As I want to reduce weight. 3) what should I do to know whether problem is still present der? Can MIR scan tel me dat? 4) I hv bn asked to do diagnostic arthroscopic repair of any ligament or medical injury to avoid osteoarthritis in future. Wt is it? N its purpose? 5) any diet for me? 6) what activities should I avoid to avoid problem in future? 7) since I got injured in v young age can v say that injury got healed lastly n wil not occur in future?
I am having a pain in my heels for last one year. The pain originated while I was jogging, thought that it will go away but it didn't. What could be the possible cause.?
I have too much of pain in my leg and in my spine while I am sleeping, also I have headaches while I sleep. What was the problem in me?
I am a 55 year old man with upper back pain on left side. I have mild scoliosis. I have off and on pain and discomfort i.e. Good and bad days. I went to a physiotherapist. I was advised to confirm that I don't have any underlying infection. My pain increases when I have any cough or temperature etc. My mantoux test for tb was negative 4 years back. What tests do I need to get done and what is your advice. I don't wish to use painkillers.
Staying healthy involves a wholesome state of being where the mind and body are in perfect sync. A less than properly functioning body can leave you in a state of potential depression after a certain point of time, while a depressive mind can leave you feeling less than stellar where you end up imagining and experiencing pain. The health of your bones and joints is one such area that requires even more care as you start growing older. Wear and tear is just one of the reasons for degeneration while fractures and injuries can lead to a sudden halt of normal functioning of the bones and joints too.
So how can you ensure bone and joint health in the long run? Follow our tips!
- Eating Right: Pick calcium rich food like dairy products that have a low fat content, including milk and yogurt. Also, have a daily dose of green, leafy vegetables and plenty of citrus fruit and juices for your fill of calcium. Further, food like eggs and soybeans which have lots of vitamin D can also help in retaining good bone and joint health. Vitamin C rich fruit like watermelon, oranges, squash and tomatoes also help in natural tissue and cartilage repair. And finally, get plenty of vitamin K to retain good bone density for a prolonged period with ingredients like leafy green vegetables, eggs and cheese.
- Exercise: This is the key to good bone and joint health. Much like machinery and tools, the bones and joints of your body can also wither with disuse and prolonged inactivity. Make sure that you indulge in exercises like long walks and muscle strengthening exercises which will give your joints and bones good amount of strength as well. Remember to speak with your doctor before you start a new exercise regime so that you avoid anything that may be harmful in case you have any other ailment. Low impact exercises will strengthen the spine, while fat burning and weight loss exercises will ensure that there is less pressure on the knees and lumbar area. Swimming and resistance building exercises can also be practised for these purposes.
- Abstinence: A major factor in promoting better bone and joint health is abstinence from all those things that can create problems in the long run, like smoking, drinking excessively and even too much consumption of caffeine and fatty food. All these things can create depletion of the natural bone mass. Also, switching to a lower heel for everyday wear footwear and changing your position during your time at your workstation are a few things that will go a long way.
Take care of your bones and joints the right way today, for a healthier tomorrow. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Orthopedist.
Ankylosing spondylitis refers to a form of arthritis that affects the spinal column. This condition causes the bone vertebrae to fuse together leading to a rigid spine. Depending on the extent of the damage, this could result in mild changes or in a stooped posture. Although the cause of this disease is not known, it is said to be passed down from one generation to another through a gene called the HLA-B27. This gene is also linked to spondylitis.
Ankylosing spondylitis cannot be cured, but with treatment, the pain and stiffness associated with it can be managed. Along with medication, physical and occupational therapy is a must when treating this disease. In some cases where the disease has caused severe deformities, surgery may also be recommended. However, an early diagnosis can also help prevent significant deformity.
A physical exam and an X-ray are the key factors used to confirm a diagnosis of Ankylosing spondylitis. Some of the symptoms associated with this disorder are:
- Pain and stiffness: Everyone complains of a backache at some point or the other but a persistent lower back ache could be a sign of something serious. Spondylitis often starts in the sacroiliac joints and hence the lower back, buttocks and hips are the first to be affected. Pain that lasts for more than three months should not be ignored as it could be a sign of Ankylosing spondylitis.
- Bony fusion: This condition causes an abnormal growth of bones in the spinal column. This can lead to the fusing of bones in the spine. The bones of the neck, back and hips are most affected by this bone fusion. While this can affect a person’s mobility it can also cause complications. For example, the fusing of the ribs to the spinal column or the breastbone can restrict the expansion of the chest while breathing.
- Pain in ligaments and tendons: Apart from the bones, this condition also affects a person’s tendons and ligaments attached to the bones. For example, pain in and around the heel may be caused by tendonitis.
- Other symptoms: The symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis are not restricted only to the joints. Hence, it is also known as a systemic disease. Some of the other symptoms exhibited by people suffering from this condition are fever, fatigue, inflammation of the eyes and a loss of appetite. Some people may also complain of lung and heart problems. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a general physician.