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Dr. Shankra Lingam

MBBS

Orthopedist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Shankra Lingam MBBS Orthopedist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Shankra Lingam is an experienced Orthopedist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. She has done MBBS . She is currently practising at Guru Raghavendra Hospitals in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankra Lingam on Lybrate.com.

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I have pain in my belie and back. Some time it increase un expectedly, what I have to do?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have pain in my belie and back. Some time it increase un expectedly, what I have to do?
Avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretching. Do the cat/cow stretch.
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Hi sir/madam my name is vijendra kumar. My problem is when am on bed if I close my hands I get pain in my hand joint and if I open my hand I mean if I make my hand straight It controls my pain. What s my problem.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Hi sir/madam my name is vijendra kumar. My problem is when am on bed if I close my hands I get pain in my hand joint ...
Hand pain can be caused by many conditions. 1. Arthritis: Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid arthritis can affect the small joints of fingers and wrist. There will be associated swelling of joints and nodules on fingers. 2. Tenosynovitis of the finger muscles. In this case finger movements will be painful. You might be suffering from this condition. 3. Vascular diseases like Raynauds phenomena , characterised by color changes of hand from Blue to red and vice versa on temperature changes. 4. Nerve entrapment syndromes cause hand pain along with numbness, tingling sensation and muscle weakness. 5. Fractures of small bones of fingers. 6. Infections of soft tissues or tendons of hands. For further details please consult.
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How can we control gout problem by diet management? What in our diet increases uric acid level also what to consume more?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, of course, gout is out come of uric acid, & to get rid of gout you should follow the under noted tips: * u, should consume plenty of water which will excrete out uric acid through urine, intake of water will regulate metabolic action, too * you should take isabgol, spinach, oats, tomatoes, apples, graps, cherries, pepper to reduce uric acid *avoid pastry, cakes, cookies, fried food, * use olive oil for cooking homoeo-care: @ acid uric 30-4 drops thrice a day @ acid benzoic 30-4 drops thrice a day take care.
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What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain due to disc problems?

Bachelor of Physical Therapy
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain due to disc problems?
1st try to manage your pain with conservative treatment (Physical Therapy).Exercise is must for such patients. If no improvement, you can contact orthopaedician regarding these injections. Thank you !!
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Strength Extension Exercise for Back

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Strength Extension Exercise for Back

Many back exercises can help strength the spinal column and the supporting muscle ligament's and tendons. Most of these back exercise focus not only on the back but also the abdominal muscle and gluteus hip muscles.they provided strong support for the spine, keeping it in alignment and facilitating movement.

strengthening exercise is important to rehabilitation success The most successful rehabilitation programs understand movement and function require strength.Strength exercise using resistance machine during rehabilitation is helpful because activity level can be accurate measured.

Spine extension exercise are back strength exercise that are very important in counter balancing the many forward bending exercise it can use to strengthen for back muscle, prevent back pain, and promote muscular development front to back .

1-Lie on your stomach with your legs together. Arms along your sides.
2-Lift your abdominal muscle away from the mat.
3-Exhale: Keep your abdominal muscles pulled in extend energy through your spine and out the top of your head to lift your upper body slightly off the mat.
4-Your shoulder blade will slide down your back as your arms reach behind you like they are being blown back. Your head is an extension of your spine. Your gaze will be down .
5- Inhale:Pause Exhale : lengthen and lower Your body to the floor.

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I am 31 years old male, I have pain in all body. Main pain in low and upper back from around 5 years. After doing walking from the last 2 years its improving but not complete rest. Please advice

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 have mentioned that you have pain all over the body region including lower and upper back region etc. Are you suffering from any inflammatory joint disease? do you regularly exercise, maintain proper posture, maintain an active lifestyle? since you are very young, I would like to get a few blood tests done, purpose of which is to rule out certain deficiencies, inflammatory joint issues etc. So please get some tests done empty stomach: cbc, esr, crp, serum electrolytes and serum vitamin d levels done. Meanwhile you can continue with your exercises, walking and if possible also send me your spine x ray or mri whatever has been done by you thus far. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards Dr. Akshay kumar saxena Consultant orthopaedics fortis hospital, new delhi.
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I have one problem my left leg is full pain when am walking 1 or 2 km in that night am facing much pain only foot can you please give suggestions.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have one problem my left leg is full pain when am walking 1 or 2 km in that night am facing much pain only foot can...
: 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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I have two babies both are cesarean the younger one is of 10 months. Now I am suffering with a heavy lower back pain which sometimes become unbearable and difficult to move what should I do and what can be the causes? Please suggest some home remedy if possible.

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
I have two babies both are cesarean the younger one is of 10 months. Now I am suffering with a heavy lower back pain ...
You have severe back pain after delivery. This is due to weak lower abdomen muscles. I advise you to tell me your weight, height, eating habits and any medication already taking, for better treatment.
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I am having slight pain in lower part of stomach and urge to go to urine again and again is very high. I am also having severe pain in lower back. Please provide guidance.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am having slight pain in lower part of stomach and urge to go to urine again and again is very high. I am also havi...
Hi, go for usg of whole abdomen, there might b stone in urinary track. Tk, mplhi, obaesity - can be reduced, by opting - certain natural norms in life. Go for a brisk walk in d morning to restore blood circulation to nourish d whole body. *tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to burn fats cell. Go for meditation to reduce your stress and to nourish cell& tissues to curb fats cells. * go for cycling, jogging, swimming, skipping, gardening, playing badminton. * opt staircase, instead of a lift. * tk, oats with green tea in d breakfast. * tk, salad, fruits, sprouts in ample qty in lunch. * consume salad, fruits whenever you feel hungry. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, junk food, cookies, burger, pizza. Homoeo medicines which r administered gently without any adverse effect, thereof. @ phyto berryq -10 drops, thrice, with little water before each meal. Tk, carentybof water to evacuate stone form urethral orfice. Your diet b easily digestible. Avoid, tomatoes, spinach, proteins. Tk care.
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I have back pain on from last more than 6 months and when I wake up early in the morning I feel severe pain and stiffness over the area of junction between thoracic and lumbar, I feel that I cannot turn around and I am unable to breathe in and out bcoz when I breathe in my pain increases. Please tell me what should I do?

Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics and Limb Lengthening/Deformity Correction, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Nagpur
I have back pain on from last more than 6 months and when I wake up early in the morning I feel severe pain and stiff...
Dear Akash, do you have any other complaints other than backpain (eg eye problems). What you need to do is start some physiotherapy and back exercices. Swimming is an easy and effective option for you.
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I'm a dancer and after my class I sometimes feel a bit of knee pain. No specific leg, but sometimes it hurts. Anything I can do to strengthen my knee or any advice? also, I tend to lock my knees sometimes. So I don't know what to do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I'm a dancer and after my class I sometimes feel a bit of knee pain. No specific leg, but sometimes it hurts. Anythin...
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. SPRING BEDS, FOLDING BEDS OR THICK MATRESS ARE HARMFUL DO HOT FOMANTATION. Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab OD x10. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. 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, contact me again.. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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Hello doctor I am 39 year old married woman I have shoulder pain problem last five months what should I do please tell me doctor.

Fellowship Joint Replacement, DNB (Ortho), D.ORTHO, MBBS, PGCRAM
Orthopedist, Mumbai
5 months shoulder pain requires xrays ,, do an Xray - SHOULDER - AP AND AXILLARY VIEW (whichever side is involved ) and follow up
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My left shoulder are dislocate little bit before few years but problem appear in these days. It pain some times but not too much.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
My left shoulder are dislocate little bit before few years but problem appear in these days. It pain some times but n...
1) do massage with warm sesame oil or suitable oil for 15 min. Afterwards take hot fomentation for 10 min. 2) start natural calcium supplement. 3) do regular stretching exercise.
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I am age 38 years I am safariing with upper back pain last six month I cant use any medicine so what can i do ?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Confirm by x-rays of cervical & lumbar spine ap & lat. Views no pillow under the head during sleep. Do neck & shoulder exercises. Any way take caldikind plus (mankind) 1tab odx10days paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days contact me again if need be. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take.
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I have cervical pain from 3 yrs. Pls tell me the exercises to cure this pain.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine, PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS)
Ayurveda,
Apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then massage it and give hot fomentation. Take maharasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. And mahayograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day. Avoid tea coffee. Fermented food. Junk food. Spicy food. Do exercises and pranayama early morning. Avoil alcohol consumption.
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I have major leg pain since 2 month. So please do something for me. I can not bear it long.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
I have major leg pain  since 2 month. So please  do something for me. I can not bear it long.
. Sit to Stand •Excellent hip exercises to maintain your leg and hip strength. •One of the most important exercises used daily to keep your independence and confidence. 8. Heel Stand Strengthens the front part of the lower leg with ank Strengthening exercise has many health related benefits which reduce disease and improve your functional quality of life including: •Improving your lean muscle mass. •Reducing your blood pressure which reduces your risk of stroke and coronary heart disease. •Improving your bone health to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. •Improve your glucose tolerance and insulin resistance. •Increase the strength of your low back reducing lower back pain. •Providing beneficial effects on lowering your total cholesterol. Below you will find 12 great lower body strengthening exercises to try. Have a chair handy for some of the standing exercises to help with balance. Pick two or three to perform when you exercise during the week. Strengthening exercises for seniors should be done at least twice a w 1. Ankle Circles
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I have pain on my back for last three days what should I do.

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
I have pain on my back for last three days what should 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 could be beginning of a serious problem. If no relief in 4_5 days, then contact me again.
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sever pain in joints including knee and shoulder and back also. And no energy in hand get tired so soon. No energy to do the exercise and workouts.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
sever pain in joints including knee and shoulder and back also. And no energy in hand get tired so soon. No energy to...
You should take acupressure treatment and take biochemic Mag phos200x + Nat Mur 200x 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 day's and consult private online.
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Hello I am having burning and pain in lower back and spotting since last few days it is in between periods. Please help me.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Hello I am having burning and pain in lower back and spotting since last few days it is in between periods. Please he...
You need to get the following tests done first- urine re and culture, transvaginal usg and once bleeding stops a pap smear.
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