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Dr. S Murthy

Orthopedist, Chennai

Dr. S Murthy Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr. S Murthy is an experienced Orthopedist in Nanganallur, Chennai. He is currently associated with BM Hospitals in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. S Murthy on Lybrate.com.

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Hi, I am 34 years old. I have a pain on left shoulder for last two weeks. please advice.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi, I am 34 years old. I have a pain on left shoulder for last two weeks. please advice.
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Shoulder pain can be due to multiple reasons, so it can be due to an injury like a soft tissue one, bony injury, tendinitis, bursitis etc if there is no h/o any injury to the affected shoulder and there are no s/s of inflammation or infection like swelling, skin redness or local warmth etc, my advice to you initially will be: ice packs at home, restriction/modification of physical activity, local analgesic spray for application, gentle anti inflammatory medication which suits you and see how it goes for next 7-10 days. Normally most pains settle down with decrease in inflammation, in the event your pain persists or increases we will have to get some investigations done for further evaluation. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
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I'm 34 years old female suffering from severe hail fall for past 1 year and backache problem for last2-3 weeks. please advise.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I'm 34 years old female suffering from severe hail fall for past 1 year and backache problem for last2-3 weeks. pleas...
Hi. Let me tell you about hairfall. In layman's language, hairfall can be divided into 2 types - temporary hairfall and permanent (which is called as 'Hairloss' rather). In temporary hairfall, hair grows back again from the same hair root, but in case of permanent hairloss, may be because of formation of DHT (Di- Hydro -Testosterone) around hair root it gets choked up, subsequently affects the blood supply to the hair and thus hair root is lost forever. (There are different pattern and types of hairloss, because of different reasons like Alopecia Areata, Telogen Effluvium, Scarring Alopecia, Traction Alopecia, etc.) Causes of hairloss: Many factors are responsible formation of this DHT or male/ female pattern baldness - hereditary, post-illness/ ailment, post-delivery, post- chemotherapy, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, insufficient sleep, sudden loss of weight, stress/ tensions/ excessive anger, use of bore water, any other underlying diseases, etc. Need to rule out any causative factor or underlying medical condition. Management: Take diet rich in protein like non-veg., eggs (it's loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, Vitamin B12, iron, zinc and Omega 6 fatty acids in large amounts and biotin) , different pulses & legumes, sprouts, nuts (sp. walnuts and almonds); iron-rich food like green vegetables, dates, carrots, prunes, green peas; also oats, shrimp, take flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, green tea, soyabean, fruits, salads, etc. Take low-fat dairy products (they also contain whey and casein, two high-quality protein sources) Take proper 6-9hrs of sound sleep. Give up the habit of smoking and excessive alcohol intake. Avoid junk food and any kind of beverages (tea, coffee, aerated drinks, cold drinks, etc.) Avoid canned/ tinned food or food that contains preservatives (eat fresh ones). Avoid use of hard water to wash the head rather use boiled water for head wash. Avoid use of harsh hair colour, hair treatment like rebonding, straightening, perming, etc. Avoid vigorous exercises or any supplements provided by the gym! Cover your head with scarf or cap while stepping outside. Use Rose wood/ any wooden hair comb to brush your hair. Regular exercising is also one of the important point, but should be done under some good, qualified yoga teacher or instructor for proper guidance; it also releases the stress/ tension in the mind and the body and keeps you FIT and YOUNG!! Medication: Take homoeopathic Rx - Schwabe's Wiesbaden 200 & Alfalfa Tonic twice a day for 1 month and revert. Also, use Schwabe's Arnica shampoo and Hair Growth oil regularly as per the condition of your scalp (minimum 3 times a week). After shampooing, use Bakson's Arnica Hair conditioner as well after every head wash. Apart from this, take Follihair tablets (multivitamin) - 1 tab. daily once for 1 month. Investigations advised: Get your blood tested for (empty stomach) - CBC, S. Iron, S. Folic acid, S. Ferritin, S. Calcium, S. Vitamin D3, S. Vitamin B12. If there is any family history of Thyroid dysfunction, get Thyroid function test done as well.
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For e. G. I am 25 yr old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
For e. G. I am 25 yr old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do?
Hello, first of all you should know what is backache and by which factors it caused and aggravated. 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. 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. Management for Back Pain:-Along with medicines for relieving pain, one needs to identify the cause and correct it. This may require some medicines or some correction in your posture or reducing weight or improving your lifestyle. At the same time, there is a need to work on the local muscle strengthening. Back muscles need to be strengthened so that they can bear the weight of the upper body. For this exercises of the back muscles are very helpful. Regular walking is also very helpful as it is a wholesome exercise of the body, improves blood circulation and helps lose weight. Most importantly if you are overweight then losing weight is an important part of the whole treatment plan .Long term use of painkillers for low back pain is harmful Treatment for back pain:- Homeopathic medicines are very helpful. They not only treat the acute stages but are also used for the treatment of chronic back pain.Selection of the exact remedy depends upon the individual symptoms of the person.So share the complete symptom picture for the proper treament. In the mean time take Arnica 200, 3 drops in the morning and Rhus tox. 200, 3 drops at night for 7 days.Take care.Thanks.
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I am 18 years old and I have neck pain problem so what should I do for it?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
It needs to be investigated. Investigations advised - hb, tlc, dlc, esr, sugar f & pp, uric acid, vit d3 urine r/e x ray of the affected part. Anyway you may try- sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress 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 knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. 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, inform.
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My grandmother slipped and fell on the ground. Got injured in hip bone. She is above 82. Is it possible to cure without surgery.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My grandmother slipped and fell on the ground. Got injured in hip bone. She is above 82. Is it possible to cure witho...
Do Take Conservative treatment with Physiotherapy immobiliser and IFT for pain relief for 12 days followed by Gentle mobilisation exercise from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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I always have leg cramps for more than 5 years now. I could feel the pain especially when I lie down on my bed and also after prolonged walking. It seems my pain is aggravated after masturbation. I used to masturbate with a frequency of at least 4 times a day.please help me

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I always have leg cramps for more than 5 years now. I could feel the pain especially when I lie down on my bed and al...
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.
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Hi my weight is 85 and height is 5'2" and I am going through a back pain so whenever I try to workout my back starts paining. I am really worried how to loose weight. Can you help.

BAMS
Ayurveda,
Hi my weight is 85 and height is 5'2" and I am going through a back pain so whenever I try to workout my back starts ...
Work out is must to reduce your calorie at the same time food habit also has to change. Drink maximum water on regular basis upto 5 lit a day.
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I have back pain from past 3 days what should l do? And what are the precautions should be taken.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have back pain from past 3 days what should l do? And what are the precautions should be taken.
Hello. Maintain a right standing and sitting posture, keep your back always straight, avoid carrying weight on back. Hold or carry weight divided equally in both the hands or shoulders (to avoid over straining on one particular hand or shoulder). Lie down on bed on your back without pillow. Exercise: Practice Shavasana or Corpse Pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: Spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Take homoeopathic medicines - Arnica 200 and Rhus Tox. 200 - take both of them thrice daily for 1 week. Also, apply Schwabe's Topi-Arnica and Topi MP Gel on the affected area in circular motions gently thrice a day. Get back to me thereafter.
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From past 4 years I'm having a headache problem whenever I get that I feel like my vision has become blurd and when the pain will increase my lip and fingertips become numb if I will bite also I won't feel anything. I guess The high intensity light, high sound, continuously looking into any moving object and looking into computer are the causes of it. What can I do to reduce it? What exactly is the disease?

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
From past 4 years I'm having a headache problem whenever I get that I feel like my vision has become blurd and when t...
Your symptoms are that of migraine headache. 1)For headache relief take simple analgesics like paracetamol. 2)If frequency of migraine attacks is more than 1 episode in 1 week or you have severe disabling attacks, you will need to start medicines to decrease frequency and intensity of headache. 3) Follow lifestyle changes as below Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily ( aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it. 4) You can undergo acupuncture and meditation to reduce drug requirements for migraine.
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I am having uric acid level 8.2 and having shoulder pain and wrist pain is there any solution.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am having uric acid level 8.2 and having shoulder pain and wrist pain is there any solution.
Shoulder advice. Regular stretching of shoulder muscles. Warm up and cool down is a must. Hot fomentation.
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I used to work in standing position around 8 -10 hrs continuously for last 4 months, when I go to sleep I fill heat & pain in my lower feet i. E. Underneath my feet as results delayed sleeping for 1 month. I feel heat in morning too after getting off bed. Please suggest me how to be relaxed & deal this problem.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I used to work in standing position around 8 -10 hrs continuously for last 4 months, when I go to sleep I fill heat &...
Do learn postural exercises from neuro physiotherapist and do have ice fomentation twice a day for 15 minutes duration each time regularly best wishes.
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My friend who is 21 usually suffer from back pain and it gets worse sometimes. Please suggest something for him and also what should he avoid to take in order to get rid of the pain

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hello, Thanks for your question. You will have to elaborate your problem as to a detailed discussion of your back pain which means duration of pain and mode of onset.I would also like to ask you if it is associated with any leg pain or any other neurological symptoms like numbness, paraesthesias ( electrical shock like abnormal sensations) or any weakness in limbs. Please also tell me about any associated symptoms like fever, weight loss etc. What medications you generally take and what has been your treatment history till now for existing problem. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & Regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena
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I am 29 years old and my right leg have pain, what I can do ?

MBBS
General Physician,
I am 29 years old and my right leg have pain, what I can do ?
For pain take tablet paracetamol and also start with tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and vitamin d3 60000iu once a week for six months.
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I have leg pain since 1 week.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist,
I have leg pain since 1 week.
Hi = relax and stay positive. = increase fluid intake. = eat seasonal fruits for natural vitamins = do stretching of hamstring, quadriceps, and calf muscles. = if you are overweight, reduce weight by cycling or swimming as it gives low impact on joints. = do check your calcium and vit. D = apply moist heat pad to affected joint and muscles. If still you dont get relief see a physiotherapist as there are various causes for leg/ joint pain and some test may be required for further investigation. Best wishes.
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Dear sir/madam, I am 21 years old and I have back pain since three months. What should I do? Exercise or some treatment?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Dear sir/madam, I am 21 years old and I have back pain since three months. What should I do? Exercise or some treatment?
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 knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. For emergency treatment contacts your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it doe s not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Why not discuss with me in a video conference?
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She is 30 years old having 6 years old daughter. Suffering from high heels pain. Some swelling also in her heels.

MBBS, MD
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
She is 30 years old having 6 years old daughter. Suffering from high heels pain. Some swelling also in her heels.
why high at 6 yrs old child.pain can be releved by local creams like volino.needs some days of physiotherapy of joints near heal.
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My mom has thyroid problem. Her recent TSH level is 4.4. She has problems like joint pain in shoulder, extra sensitivity to cold etc. What kind of diet and exercises she should do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mom has thyroid problem. Her recent TSH level is 4.4. She has problems like joint pain in shoulder, extra sensitiv...
Lybrate-user, with tsh at 4.4 mu/l most of the symptoms of hypothyroidism should be in check. If still she has troublesome symptoms as mentioned, then the dose may have to be increased by another 12.5 mcg, so that there is better control achieved. There are no special exercises, best is to walk daily for 1 hour. As regards food, certain foods to be avoided are soy beans, soy containing products, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish, peanuts, mustard and coffee. Should consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and fruits. Always use whole grain flour for chapati and roti. Avoid maida. Thanks.
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My wife has been under treatment for OA knee and having ortho medicines for last one year. The problem still prevails and she has problems in uphill, down hill walk specially through stairs. Also has muscular swelling.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Pune
Hi this is Dr.Vyas dear is as ur prob this is OA is correct but there may be high uric acid and vit. Deficiency. Also. So please check her blood reports then again contact me.
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I am suffering from serious back ache from last one month I ate many painkiller but then olso it is not solved properly please tell me the solution for this.

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I am suffering from serious back ache from last one month I ate many painkiller but then olso it is not solved proper...
Here are some tips for how to handle your back pain: -stop normal physical activity for the first few days. This will help relieve your symptoms and reduce any swelling in the area of the pain. -apply heat or ice to the painful area. One good method is to use ice for the first 48 to 72 hours, and then use heat. Take pain relievers medicine. --while sleeping, try lying in a curled-up, fetal position with a pillow between your legs. If you usually sleep on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees to relieve pressure. -do not perform activities that involve heavy lifting or twisting of your back for the first 6 weeks after the pain begins. -avoid bending forward and sitting in a place for long time -stretching and strengthening exercises are important. But, starting these exercises too soon after an injury can make your pain worse. -some physiotherapy treatment like ift current can give you some relief. -a full history of your problem should be taken and your movements assessed by a physiotherapist. Please consult a physiotherapist for the same.
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Hlw sir I am a boy of 25 years and I am facing a serious problem of back ache few months and I do not know the reason for ir I also go go gym so can it be a possible reason for it. Plss sir help me out with this problem sir. Thank you.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hlw sir I am a boy of 25 years and I am facing a serious problem of back ache few months and I do not know the reason...
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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