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Dr. Selvam

Orthopedist, Chennai

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Dr. Selvam is a trusted Orthopedist in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Pallava Hospital in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Selvam on Lybrate.com.

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Hi i'm a 28-year old male who was active and athletic. After a short hiking/trekking trip, i'm facing swelling and severe pain in my ankle joint (on the outside) and lower extremity of achilles tendon of the left leg. It is the 3rd recurrence of this problem. I have been riding motorcycles for long distances. 100 kms a day for last 3-4 years. It hurts when I shift gears. Also my training had a lot of lateral jumps, jumps and other explosive exercises. Please suggest exercises to overcome this recurring problem.

MS Ortho, M Ch. Ortho, Trauma fellow
Orthopedist, Bhopal
Hi i'm a 28-year old male who was active and athletic. After a short hiking/trekking trip, i'm facing swelling and se...
It appears that you probably have chronic ligament injury, possibly lat collateral ligament of ankle. U need to see a proper orthopaedic Dr. and not just a diploma holder like D ortho chap. To examine you clinically than decide whether or not you need MRI of ankle.
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I have acute pain in my right heel and my right knee is also swollen please do let me know about ways I could adopt to get some relief from such an ailment.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have acute pain in my right heel and my right knee is also swollen please do let me know about ways I could adopt t...
Sir according your knee swelling and heel pain take physiotherapy treatment for few days and wear knee support during walking, standing avoid strain full activity like long standing and sitting and take calcium supplements.
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My friend is suffering from past 2 years for back pain He is IT Manager, he has done lot of treatment for his back pain But its not cure yet Please suggest me how to help him your reply is highly important.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
My friend is suffering from past 2 years for back pain He is IT Manager, he has done lot of treatment for his back pa...
IT people have lot of sitting job and work mostly in AC. They get muscle weakness and vitamin D deficiency. You need to check Vitamin D levels by blood test. Exercises and some medicines will give long term good results.
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Whenever I walk half km, my legs started pain and after That swelling starts from the foot to the knee. So kindly give me the resolution for that.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Whenever I walk half km, my legs started pain and after That swelling starts from the foot to the knee. So kindly giv...
Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting- quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core strengthening exercise- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. Repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area contrast fomentation (hot and cold).
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I am 23 years old , female , not married. I am getting back pain, lower abdominal pain and vaginal discharge for more than one week. Vaginal fluid is slight thick. My periods is about to come. Is this any serious issue.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I am 23 years old , female , not married. I am getting back pain, lower abdominal pain and vaginal discharge for more...
Hello, if you having excessive discharge with a fowl smell and stains on underwear then you probably have a vaginal infection. So you should visit a gynecologist.
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Having back pain from quite sometime. I am 5.11 ht with 84 kgs as wt . Am suffering from lower back pain and sometimes middle as well please assist to overcome.

BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Sangrur
Having back pain from quite sometime. I am 5.11 ht with 84 kgs as wt . Am suffering from lower back pain and sometime...
Hello lybrate user physiotherapy treatment will be beneficial to relief lower back pain. Regular treatment for fifteen days along with back relaxing exs and stretching exercises under supervision of qualified physiotherapist.
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I am. Feeling very weak these days there is very much pain in my legs and my back shoulders and neck I m not even able to walk properly can anyone please help me out that what are these symptoms for.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
I am. Feeling very weak these days there is very much pain in my legs and my back shoulders and neck I m not even abl...
Back pain or HIP PAIN k liye back isometrics exercise kijiye or hot fragmentations kijiye. For word bandings mat kijiye. Long time ek hi positins m mat rahiye. Breegings exercise bilateral or single leg rotation kijiye phle without weight kijiye fir 1-2kg weight cuff se kijiye rotations kijiye leg single -single than avoide kijiye stair clabbings sweelings ho to ice ki massage kijiye back pain ko ap darr mat smjiye ap low back belt bi use m laa sakte h vo kisi bi tarah k jurck se apko bacha ti h deep breathing exercise kijiye I hope get well soon… thnx. Shoulder pain or elbow pain or HAND PAIN k liye ap ice massage kijiye … jurck se bachiye or shoulder wheeler exercise kijiye. Clapping kijiye. Sweeling aye to ice massage kijiye ……rotation krte rahiye. Elbow m pain ho to ap ultra sound lgaiye 4-10 days pulley exercise kijiye or weight cuff bandh kr 1-2kg k weight cuff se pendullaer exercise kijiye…. I hope get well soon thnx. Wrist pain k liye stimuleter ka use kr sakte h …. Or fingers k liye mobilization bi krsakte h I hope get well soon……thnx Leg pain k liye calf stretchings or periformis stretchings or T. F. L stretching ilio psos muscles ki stretching kijiye sweelings ho to ice pack kijiye or sweeling nhi ho to hot pack ka use ap kijiye. Heel track kijiye… weight cuff 1-2kg use kijiye or leg exercise kijitye hips up nd down exercise kijiye…. Walking kijiye phle edii rakiye fir panjaa rakijiye 6-9 kaadaam chalet huye apni walking ki capacity incress kijiye daily 1000 kaadaam ap chaliye …deep breath lijiye pani jada se jada pijiye ……. Long sitting, standing, clambing avoide kijiye I hope ap jaldi ache ho jayege thnx. KNEE PAIN k liye ap knee cap use kijiye …or hot fragmentation kijiye jada stair clambbings mat kijiye…. Long sitting or standing mat kijiye……. Heel track kijiye 4-5 time, ediii panjaa kr k chaliye 1000 kaadaam………. ANKLE PAIN k liye ap ice se massage kijiye …. Quick stretch kijiye or tempoline kr sakte h ap……for jumping……ankle toe movement kijiye countinu…. Weightcuuff bandh kr 1-2 kg k ap sit to stand kr sakte ho……. I hope ap jaldi theek ho jaayege thnx……
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I am 55 in age, female, have a pain in the right side of my backbone in middle part. Suggest me what can I do.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 55 in age, female, have a pain in the right side of my backbone in middle part. Suggest me what can I do.
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 may have to be further investigated. It could be beginning of a serious problem. If no relief in 4_5 days,then contact me again. Contact your family doctor or nearest hospital for emergency help.
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I have sciatica problem as confirmed by miot hospital after mri report. I am feeling very painful back problem. My age is 57. I want to consult you in person when I will visit kolkata on 10th november-2015.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have sciatica problem as confirmed by miot hospital after mri report. I am feeling very painful back problem. My ag...
If you have a spine problem detected after MRI and you are having sciatica you have to consult neurosurgeon
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Know More About Knee Replacement Procedure!

M.S in Orthopedic, Fellowship in arthroplasty & reconstructive surgery , D.N.B in Orthopedic, Fellowship in Joint Replacement
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
Know More About Knee Replacement Procedure!

Knee replacement is a procedure where the weight-carrying surfaces of knee joint are replaced surgically to ease the pain or any disability. People suffering from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis undergo knee replacement. All these conditions revolve around stiffness and painful knee. This surgery is usually performed on people aged over 50.

Surgery Types: 
Knee replacement is mainly of two main types:

  1. Total knee replacement where both the sides of knee joints are replaced
  2. Partial knee replacement where only single side of the joint is replaced

Procedure: In case of partial knee replacement with minimal invasion, a smaller incision, which is 3 to 5 inches, is required. This leads to minimal tissue damage and the surgeon can work between the fibres of the quadriceps muscles. Here, an incision through the tendon is not required. This may result in less pain, recovery time is reduced, and motion is better as scar tissue formation is less.

In total knee replacement, four steps are performed:

  1. Removal of damaged cartilage surfaces, which is at the ends of the femur and tibia, with a small quantity of underlying bone.
  2. Replacement with metal components, which help as a recreated surface of the joint
  3. Incision of knee cap with a resurface made of a plastic button, which is optional based on the case
  4. Insertion of a medical grade plastic spacer amid the metal components. This creates an effortless gliding surface.

After general or spinal anaesthesia, an incision of 8-12 inches is made in the front part of the knee. Joint part which is damaged is removed from the surface of the bones. The surfaces are then formed in a way to hold a metal or plastic artificial joint. The thigh bone shin as well as knee cap is attached to the artificial joint with either cement or a special material.

After Effects of the Procedure: After the surgery, patients may stay in a hospital for three to five days. Post surgery, notable improvement can be seen after a month or later. The patient is gradually relieved from pain with the construction of new gliding surface during surgery.

There will be slow progress in the movement. In the beginning, one may walk with a support of parallel bars and then with the help of crutches, walker, or cane. After full recovery in about six weeks, people can enjoy normal activities except running or jumping.

Presently, over 90% of total knee replacements function well even after 15 years of surgery. Hence, knee problem is no problem at all! If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Orthopedist.

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I am 48 years old, I am suffering from diabetic, have frozen shoulder problem, what is the reason and how to cure? Please help me.

MBBS, AFIH, PGDMLS, MD-HRM, MD-HM
General Physician, Gurgaon
I  am 48 years old, I am suffering from diabetic, have frozen shoulder problem, what is the reason and how to cure? P...
Frozen shoulder is known complication of uncontrolled diabertes. Regular exercise is the only solution to avoid . Frozen shoulder is damage and stiffness of the capsule of joint and losing its softness. The supporting ligaments gets harder and harder day by day causing pain while attempting any movement, hence slow and steady physiotherapy under medication of anti-inflammatory tablets like flexon, combiflam etc and good sugar control is the only way out.
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My glucose label is uncontrolled from 6 year ago. I take treatment from allopathic doctor but I feel no satisfaction because muscles pain, nerve weakness, constipation also feel uncomforted all time. My weight is 58 kg .Age-67 years.

B.A.M.S, MD (Ayu.) Kayachikitsa
Ayurveda,
My glucose label is uncontrolled from 6 year ago. I take treatment from allopathic doctor but I feel no satisfaction ...
Thanks for contacting with your health concern 1. As the blood glucose control is poor [for 6 years] and complication from the same can be seen in your symptoms thus it is wise to consult a Diabetologist/Endocrinologist for the choice of drug or maybe for Insulin therapy. PS. Check with your glycosylated Hemoglobin [HbA1c] which is the investigation of choice 2. If interested and willing to go for Ayurveda management and dietary regime kindly book an appointment on Lybrate itself.
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Hi there, whenever I walk around 15 mins from my home to railway station, I find that my right leg pains after around 10 mins. This is happening on daily basis. Please suggest a permanent solution for this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hi there, whenever I walk around 15 mins from my home to railway station, I find that my right leg pains after around...
Hello this can be related to posture. Correct while walking. Proper diet homeopathy and exercises needed. Thanks.
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When trying to lay down on bed has extreme pain on left side of the body which starts from shoulder and extends to the left hand.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
When trying to lay down on bed has extreme pain on left side of the body which starts from shoulder and extends to th...
Do not worry. There may be muscular stiffness due to wrong posture. Take zorodol Mr. Two tab daily for two days and revert back
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From past 5-6 years I am having neck and back pain. From past few days the pain is severe. Nothing got detected in Xray. I am tired of eating pain killers. What should I do?

MBBS, MS, DNB, FNB (SPINE SURGERY)
Orthopedist, Chennai
From past 5-6 years I am having neck and back pain. From past few days the pain is severe. Nothing got detected in Xr...
Common causes of back pain are bad posture, injury to back during certain activities and lack of exercise. Repeated stress to your back and neck muscles causes pain even if your x ray and scans are normal. You should try some physiotherapy and learn about proper posture. Follow ergonomics while sitting at work or at home. Control weight and do some back strengthening exercises. If pain persists then you need to visit a spine surgeon for complete clinical evaluation.
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He has a back pain after his accident on bike. But on xray or show normal so what to do for the pain..

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
He has a back pain after his accident on bike. But on xray or show normal so what to do for the pain..
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Back Stretching- lie flat, pull one of the knee forward to chest, hold for 3 seconds, then bring the other knee forward to the chest and again hold for 3 seconds. Then pull both knees towards the chest and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat 10 times each exercise twice a day. 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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After morning walk if our leg starts paining then what we need to do to get relief from pain. Please help me out.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
After morning walk if our leg starts paining then what we need to do to get relief from pain. Please help me out.
Requires detailed investigation and examination. Preliminary investigations suggested: hb, tlc, dlc, esr, blood sugar fasting & pp, uric acid vit d urine r/e x-ray of the affected part. Anyway it may be tried 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. Do not ignore it. Let it not become beginning of a bigger problem. Make sure that patient is not allergic to any of the medicines that he/she is going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, inform.
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2 month before I slip from stairs & my left foot getting strain. But still it have lots of pain during running. X-ray also showing normal. please suggest.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
2 month before I slip from stairs & my left foot getting strain. But still it have lots of pain during running. X-ray...
Hi lybrate-user, it seems you have ligament sprain. You need to give rest to the limb. If you do walking and running before the ligaments heal, the pain continues. So give crepe support to the limb and rest.
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