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Dr. Selva Ganesh

Orthopedist, Chennai

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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. Selva Ganesh is a popular Orthopedist in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Selva Ganesh at K.F Hospital in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Selva Ganesh on Lybrate.com.

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My both the legs are paining due to compreession in lower back l5 pain is like shiatica in back side of legs. I have difficulty in walking so please suggest.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
My both the legs are paining due to compreession in lower back l5 pain is like shiatica in back side of legs. I have ...
Kindly show me 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. Use no pillow under the head. Kindly take BioD3 Max 1 tab dailyx10 Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x5days Do back(spine)/shoulder/knee exercises Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take Do not ignore it.It could be beginning of a serious problem. Contact me again,if needed.
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What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain due to disc problems?

MD - Anaesthesiology
Anesthesiologist, Delhi
What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain due to disc problems?
Spine block is a medication delivered into your spinal canal (epidural space) depending on the disease process this can be effective for shorter or longer duration. Please ensure that you get it done by an expert.
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I am 45 years old. I am having diabetes. I am getting foot pain everyday. Why like that? Pain is like someone pinching with needle. Can I tell how to overcome it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am 45 years old. I am having diabetes. I am getting foot pain everyday. Why like that? Pain is like someone pinchin...
It is a common symptom for patients having Diabetic-neuropathy. Please check with your Doctor treating you for this. Take a dose of Hypericum 1 M and revert after 2 weeks.
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Ways to Control Nerve Pain

Fellowship in Interventional Pain management , Diploma in Anesthesia, DA, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Jaipur
Ways to Control Nerve Pain

Unlike muscle aches, neuropathic pain or nerve pain is usually a lifelong condition. This usually affects the feet. In some cases, it can get better over the years but in most cases, nerve pain stays persistent or worsens with time. Neuropathic pain is caused by nerve damage and commonly triggered by conditions such as diabetes or is a result of the side effects of medication or chemotherapy.

Medication is usually the first line of treatment when it comes to dealing with neuropathic pain. Medication prescribed for such conditions can be categorized as:

  1. Antidepressants
  2. Anticonvulsants
  3. Local anesthetics

These may be prescribed individually or in a combination of two or more types of drugs. additionally, topical creams may also be prescribed for pain relief. Conventional medicine can provide temporary relief from nerve pain. However, in the long run, making a few lifestyle changes can help control nerve pain. Here are a few tips.

  1. Exercise: Nerve pain may tempt you to sit in one place, but you must force yourself to walk about and exercise a little on a regular basis. Exercising increases blood flow to the extremities of the body and releases endorphins that act as natural painkillers. It can also expand blood vessels and nourish damaged nerves.
  2. Avoid alcohol: If you suffer from nerve damage, alcohol can aggravate the damage and increase pain. Hence it is best to skip alcohol and all other kinds of stimulants.
  3. Heat therapy: Soaking your feet in a warm bath or using a heat pack can be very effective when it comes to dealing with nerve pain. The heat temporarily increase blood flow and reduces pressure on the nerves. However, be careful to avoid burning yourself.
  4. Get a good night's sleep: Nerve pain is usually aggravated at night, thus disturbing your sleep. To get the required 8 hours of sleep a day, try maintaining a schedule of going to bed and waking up at the same time everyday. Drinking a cup of warm milk may also help you fall asleep faster. Ensure that the last cup of coffee you drink is in the afternoon.
  5. Massage: As with muscle pains; a massage can help ease and reduce nerve pain. Your choice of oils also has a role to play in the effectiveness of the massage. While lavender oil helps people relax and takes their mind of the pain, geranium oil can help directly reduce nerve pain. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a pain management specialist.
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I am 20 years old and I am suffering from back pain from one month. I m enable to sleeping on bed. I will medicine for this but there is effect. So please help me but can I do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am 20 years old and I am suffering from back pain from one month. I m enable to sleeping on bed. I will medicine fo...
this back pain is due to no back exercise.... due to this muscle get stiff .... when suddenly you get move fast that time this stiff muscle get break and pain start..... in ayurved there is mentioned one procedure KATI BASTI ....DO THIS FOR FIVE DAYS WITH MEDICATED OIL if you want to do it you should do it under doctor observation .... so consult ayurvedic doctor near you ... you will definitely get good result ..
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there are lots of pain in my legs muscles! I don't know how to explain u! but there is vry critical condition for me becz I can't play, can you please helm me.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
This could be due to OA knee &/Or obesity. Physiotherapy along with medicines will help. Do knee exercises. It may have to be further investigated Rule out diabetes & vit.D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with a soft bedding on it. Any way take multivitamins & other antioxidants along with. IBUPROFEN 200mg OD & SOS x 5days CALDIKID PLUS (mankind) 1 tab ODx10days You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. Do ask for detailed treatment plan.. Don't ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I'm 20 years old. Many times my muscle gets locked. It will be very painful. Immediately what do I need to do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I'm 20 years old. Many times my muscle gets locked. It will be very painful. Immediately what do I need to do?
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine nux vomica 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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I had ligament injury on knee 2 years ago Inspite of treatment I feel uneasiness and uncomfortable while walking, slightly pain too How much time it will take?

ms orthopaedics, mbbs
Orthopedist, Noida
I had ligament injury on knee 2 years ago
Inspite of treatment I feel uneasiness and uncomfortable while walking, sli...
Get a MRI done to know the status of intrarticular structures. Some ligaments do not heal inspite of giving rest. 2 years and still pain persisting means you might not get relief with conservative measures. Arthroscopy can provide relief.
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Hi. I am a 25 years old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You should not be having persistent back pain, please elaborate your problem in detail as to whether there is any pain radiating down in legs and any other symptoms like numbness, paraesthesia, weakness in legs etc do you feel fever, weight loss, loss of apetite etc if you have localized back pain, you can start with - to maintain proper posture while working and sleeping - if pain is more then you can take a short course of an anti-inflammatory medication which suits you - physical therapy initially under supervision of a trained physiotherapist and then to continue at home - adequate calcium & vitamin d intake if levels are low in body - ice packs can applied if your pain is acute, then hot fomentation can be done at home - analgesic spray for local application can be used and is easily available. Get back to me in case your symptoms do not get better in 2-3 weeks time. Actually I will advise for dynamic x rays of your back if you are not improving with conservative management after 2-3 weeks time. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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