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Dr. Raj Kanna

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics)

Orthopedist, Chennai

18 Years Experience  ·  350 at clinic
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Dr. Raj Kanna MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics) Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr. Raj Kanna is a renowned Orthopedist in Anna Nagar, Chennai. He has over 18 years of experience as a Orthopedist. He is a MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics) . You can visit him at Dr. Raj Kannas Knee Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Raj Kanna on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madurai University - 2001
MS - Orthopaedics - KMC,MANIPAL - 2006
DNB (Orthopedics) - National board of examinations - 2006
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Can Yoga Help Treat Osteoporosis?

Fellowship Course in Panchkarma, BAMS
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Can Yoga Help Treat Osteoporosis?

Along with curing anger and stress, yoga is also beneficial in treating osteoporosis, either by itself or in combination with different medicines. Osteoporosis is an illness described by weak and diminishing bones that can result in cracks and fractures in the bones. Some of the postures that can be helpful in treating osteoporosis are as follows:

  1. Utthita trikonasana: Uttihita trikonasana is an expanded triangle posture which is helpful in curing many diseases. Along with diminishing the side effects of osteoporosis, it additionally avoids soreness, increases strength and gets rid of spinal pain. Begin this posture by standing straight with your legs separated by four feet. Then, extend the arms to the ground with the palm facing downwards. Slide the left leg across the right side of your body. You need to slide it behind the left leg. Now extend your right leg towards the left side of your body. This will leave you in a sitting position. Where your right leg is placed on top of your left leg, make sure both your knees are on top of each other. Now straighten your body to an upright position.
  2. Ardha chandrasana: This asana is also called as the half-moon posture. This posture comes under hatha yoga and is beneficial for various medical issues, for example, osteoporosis, menstrual issues, exhaustion, sciatica and stomach-related cramps. You can practice this pose to get rid of osteoporosis and appreciate a sound body.
  3. Padangusthasana: This stance delicately stretches and strengthens persistently tight hamstrings.
  4. Adho mukha svanasana: It is one of yoga's most commonly practiced postures. Adho mukha svanasana offers a definitive wholesome, reviving stretch.
  5. Utthita hasta padangustasana: In this pose, keeping up the balance while standing on one foot strengthens your endurance capabilities.
  6. Utthita parsvakonasana: Discover the flexibility in your sides of the body from your heel to your fingertips with an extended side angle pose.
  7. Utthita trikonasana: It is a broadened triangle posture and is important as a standing posture in many styles of yoga.
  8. Ardha chandrasana: Make proper balance with your leg and the lower part of your leg as you look for strength and flexibility into this adjusting posture.
  9. Parivrtta parsvakonasana: This revolved side angle pose, a variation of utthita parsvakonasana requires a considerable measure of adaptability to bend flexibly and balance on the back heel.
  10. Uttanasana: Uttanasana will awaken your hamstrings and will help you to calm your brain.
  11. Urdhva dhanurasana: Urdhva dhanurasana can help in strengthening your arms, legs, abdomen and spine all at once.
  12. Virabhadrasana: Named after a wild warrior, an incarnation of Shiva, this adaptation of a warrior pose increases the stamina.

Yoga is one of the most secure measures and medicines for osteoporosis. It is something that anyone of any age can do at any place. The advantages are numerous and dangers are few if done properly.
 

4547 people found this helpful

My Back pain everyday. I never doing any work. When I walk my Back pain is increase.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
My Back pain everyday. I never doing any work. When I walk my Back pain is increase.
The usual cause of low back pain is the sedentary lifestyle that we lead these days. There is hardly any movement. We remain seated most of the time and stand for very short periods of time. Unfortunately walking, running and cycling like activities are also not a part of our daily routine. To add to it, our diet consists more and more of junk food. Fresh fruits, vegetables and high fibre foods are consumed less and less. This is a worldwide trend and is seen across all ages and cultures. These daily practices lead to obesity. The increased body weight puts lot of pressure on the spine which has to bear all the extra unwanted weight. The back muscles which are already weak due to lack of exercise and wrong posture are unable to cope with this increased load. This causes pain in the back muscles. When it comes to the medicinal treatment, homeopathic medicines are very helpful. They not only treat the acute stages but are also very helpful in the chronic stage of back pain. It must be said here that homeopathy offers a much better alternative for the permanent cure for low back pain. The focus of the homeopath is not just to relieve the immediate pain but to also eliminate the root cause of the pain. That is precisely why the homeopath asks so many questions which may or may not seem related to your immediate problem. A common cause that is easily overlooked is the presence of stress in an individual. Mental stress can also contribute to low back pain and should be taken into account while taking the details of the patient. This is absolutely necessary if you want a lasting cure You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance and permanent cure without any side effects.

I have pain between heel and ankle area in feet from Wednesday as I am running on uneven surface. After taking rest for 2-3 days, Pain feels only during walking. please suggest.

BPT, Certified Osteopathic Manual Therapist, Diploma in Osteopathy
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
I have pain between heel and ankle area in feet from Wednesday as I am running on uneven surface. After taking rest f...
Dear sir your foot bone arrangement has been disturb so please go to a physiotherapy centre so they will correct your biomechanics and treat you. I'm in gurgaon if you intrested can visit our clinic too.

Advance Joint Replacements - What To Expect?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics
Orthopedist, Pune
Advance Joint Replacements - What To Expect?

When your daily activities are limited due to severe pain or joint damage, it is when a joint replacement may be the best option. Joint replacements are done to restore movement and reduce pain. The most commonly replaced joints are the hips and knees. With advances in medical technology and operational expertise, these procedures have undergone major changes in the way they are done. The success rates have also proportionately gone up.

Hip replacement: The hip is a bone and socket joint, wherein the hip joint sits in the femur, which is the thigh bone. This could require replacement either due to a severe injury or due to regular wear and tear with aging. Replacement is considered when non-medical therapies like exercise and painkillers fail to improve the quality of life. In advanced joint replacement, both the ball and socket portions are completely replaced with artificial components (could be metal, plastic, or ceramic).

Knee joint replacement: The knee is a modified hinge joint formed between three bones – the patella (knee cap), the femur (thigh bone), and the tibia (shin bone). The knee can be affected either due to regular wear and tear or as a part of the trauma. When the knee joint is affected, the patient’s ability to move is greatly diminished, and thus requires treatment. If nonsurgical measures fail, then surgical correction is required.

What happens during the joint replacement?

  • These are major operations and are done in the hospital setting, with 1 to 2 days of hospitalization
  • The operation takes about 4 to 5 hours
  • The damaged cartilage or bone is removed and the part is prepared to receive the prosthesis
  • Titanium alloy is often used as it has the unique ability to fuse to the bone
  • Sometimes, plastic or ceramic is also used
  • These simulate the movement that was previously produced by the natural joint
  • Post operation, infection control is extremely important
  • Pain control initially could be through injection, and then gradually move to ad-hoc basis
  • With the pain and limitation on movement gotten rid of, the new joint should be gradually accustomed to movement. The surrounding tissue also requires time to heal and support the normal movement.
  • Return to movement should be gradual and under a physiotherapist’s guidance. Advance exercise as directed.
  • Diet should be modified to ensure the required nutrition is provided for proper healing
  • Other equipment like a walking stick, shower bench, handrail, or a walker may be required.
  • The first few weeks could require extensive help to move around and get back to normal activities.

Whatever the part replaced, with total joint replacement, these precautions should be adhered to, to ensure complete recovery and successful return to a stage of pre-operative movement. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

4319 people found this helpful

I am suffering from knee problem at last 2 month and can't do any work e.g running, walking give a any solution.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering from knee problem at last 2 month and can't do any work e.g running, walking give a any solution.
calcium supplements must . physiotherapy treatment must quadriceps exercise must after relief don't worry start that u can do all things after this
1 person found this helpful

I have knee pain nd when I sit on my knee a little voice comes out like charrarr.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT, CDNT, CKTT, Osteopathy, Cupping
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
I have knee pain nd when I sit on my knee a little voice comes out like charrarr.
There may b some problem in knee joint so get it examined properly and avoid sitting cross legs, squat and on knees. Start strengthening exercises also. Visit to the Physiotherapist.
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Hii sir I was suffered from chikungunya and now still fill better but sir I fill very weakness and when I walk my leg pain very badly and I also tired sir please kindly suggest me how to relief from weakness.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Hii sir I was suffered from chikungunya and now still fill better but sir I fill very weakness and when I walk my leg...
You can recover from weakness only by taking plenty of rest. Do not indulge in physical work and take pelnty of sleep. Take fresh home made simple food and 6 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables daily.
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Sir, I am suffering back pain since many years. Now a days I can not seat on floor for long time. I went to a doctor and he said your muscles are very weak.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist,
Sir,
      I am suffering back pain since many years.
Now a days I can not seat on floor for long time.
 I went to a ...
You should send me the xray of your ls spine. Well you should do back lifting exercise to strengthen your muscles.

Im 40 years old lady. And im suffering from leg pain. In night time it will become more painful. I consulted many doctors but no use. Can you suggest me that which type of food I have to take and what precaution I can do for this leg pain?

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Im 40 years old lady. And im suffering from leg pain. In night time it will become more painful. I consulted many doc...
Keep your leg raised while sitting or lying quadriceps strengthening exercises- quad clenches: lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Short arcs: lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Straight leg raise: lie flat on your back. One leg and knee will be straight and other leg should be bent. Pull your toes towards you and tighten/clench the muscle on the front of the thigh, locking your knee straight. Lift your foot up in the air, about 6 inches off the bed. Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower the leg. The knee must remain straight the whole time you are doing this exercise. Hamstring stretchingtowel hamstring stretch lie on the back, supporting the thigh with the hand or with a towel wrapped around it. Slowly straighten the knee until a stretch is felt in the back of the thigh, trying to get the bottom of the foot to face the ceiling, one leg at a time. Hold the position initially for 10 seconds, and gradually work up to 20 to 30 seconds. Seated hamstring stretch while sitting at the edge of a chair, straighten one leg in front of the body with the heel on the floor. Then, sit up straight and try pushing the navel towards the thigh without leaning the trunk of the body forwards. Hold this stretch for 30 seconds repeat 3 times for each leg.
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