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Dr. Sumithra

Orthopedist, Chennai

Dr. Sumithra Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr. Sumithra is a trusted Orthopedist in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Endolite Prosthetic and Orthotic Centre in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sumithra on Lybrate.com.

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I am 43 years old. I am suffering from backache for four months. Please give me prescription.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Hello make daily routine for exercises which keeps your back fit and healthy. Exercises for back includes. Back ex, abdominal strengthening, general conditioning, posture care, daily brisk walk etc. But it will be good if you start physiotherapy session and learn exercise for your back pain under supervision of skilled physiotherapist do reply for private consultation and detailed treatment plan. Best wishes.
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I am a 24 year old male and I have a strange pain around my tailbone, please suggest.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am a 24 year old male and I have a strange pain around my tailbone, please suggest.
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Tail bone pain is referred to as coccydynia for which anti inflammatory medication, sitz bath, cushioned surfaces for sitting etc is recommended. You will have to specify the intensity of pain, whether there is any fever, swelling, h/o any injury to the tail bone area etc? 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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Hi Am 33 years old, am feeling back pain, and throat infection like, pain and kafa problem, daily journey 70 km by the car, in the morning cant wakeup from the bed, heavy pain at spinal

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 backache as your problem. Since you are very young, if you have only localized backache with no other associated symptoms like radiating leg pain, numbness, paresthesias etc, and no systemic symptoms like fever, loss of appetite, loss of weight etc, my advice to you for initial 2-3 weeks will be: - to maintain proper posture while working and sleeping - if pain is more then you can take a short course of an anti-inflammatory medication like tab etoshine or even tab paracetamol which suits you - intensive 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 like dynapar qps spray can be used and is easily available. - avoid lifting heavyweight/ acute forward bending in mornings etc we will need to evaluate you further in form of dynamic x rays to look for any instability as a cause for pain and some blood investigations to rule out any deficiencies etc. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I have neck pain since I year I eat medicine but I didn't any treat. I got tests and xray also.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
apply volini gel on neck. do warm fomentation. do neck muscle exercises in pain free period. avoid high pillow.
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Hi, Long back I met with an accident on my right leg Its has been operation and I put up the Stainless Steel rod has fixed in my right leg. From some times I getting pain on my left leg that's on thighs knee so wat should I do. I do exercise everyday wen I fold me leg it's start paining.

Physiotherapist, Greater Noida
Hi, Long back I met with an accident on my right leg Its has been operation and I put up the Stainless Steel rod has ...
U should consult to a good Physiotherapist, as may be muscle strength reduced due to gait pattern changes or may be inflammation, so you have to consult, it may cover up within 3 to 4 wks. With Physiotherapy if necessary. Don'worry, stay healthy.
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My Mother is Feeling a pain in her joint and his back for quite sometime. She has tried all the home remedies and the alopathic treatments? Is it the time to go for homoeopathic treatment ?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My Mother is Feeling a pain in her joint and his back for quite sometime. She has tried all the home remedies and the...
Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretchingstretch do the cat/cow avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation. .
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Sir, I was affected with bells palsy following severe neck pain/nerve pain back side of right ear and taking physiotherapy since one week on face on doctor's advice with wysolone and herpikind medicines. Now no neck pain. Kindly advise for better medication.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Sir, I was affected with bells palsy following severe neck pain/nerve pain back side of right ear and taking physioth...
Medicine and physiotherapy is OK. Wysolone dose to be tapered. Avoid exposure to cold. FEEL FREE TO ASK PRIVATELY WITH DETAILS FOR MORE PROPER SCIENTIFIC SUGGESTIONS.
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I am a 25 year old male. I have a backache for the last 2 months. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am a 25 year old male. I have a backache for the 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.
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Hi I am shekhar. Now a days I am getting fatty. Overweight so I am tried to lose my fat and doing exercise and running but during running my both lower legs paining badly so I want to know it is normal or I have to stop running.. please help me give me some suggestions.. I am waiting for your reply.. Thanks.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Hi I am shekhar. Now a days I am getting fatty. Overweight so I am tried to lose my fat and doing exercise and runnin...
You need to lose around 11 kg. Instead of running/ jogging start regular brisk walking/ yoga/ free hand exercises for 40 minutes. Sudden running/ jogging with high weight can damage the soft tissues in your legs causing pain. Drink 3 litres water daily. Avoid junk/ fried/ processed/ packaged/ canned foods/ sweets/ chocolates/ ice creams/ cold drink/ alcohol. Eat small amounts of food every 3 hours instead of few large meals. Have plenty of whole fruits & vegetables in your diet. Prefer steamed foods.
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Knee pain. Using patanjali Peedantak tablets and Peedantak tel . Any side effect. Is there home remedy. Regards.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Knee pain. Using patanjali Peedantak tablets and Peedantak tel . Any side effect. Is there home remedy. Regards.
do hot fomentations and put a towel roll under knee and press for 10 second then release repeat 10 time twice a day
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I am suffering from a pain in the inner side of the knee, due to what my physician tells me is a ligament tear during exercise. Pain is not lessening inspite of ice pack application since last ten days. 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 are around 51 years of age, and pain is towards inner knee aspect. Anyway is it possible for you to send me a clinical picture of your knee and an x ray if you have already done it? also tell me whether there is any associated swelling, skin redness or local warmth over the skin? what medicines do you generally take for other conditions? my advice to you till the time I can see your investigations and image is - continue with ice packs - limb elevation at night - if possible, use a brace for mobilization - take an anti-inflammatory medication for 5-7 days as per your body's suitability please let me know with image and x rays. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am 37 years old. My left knee is paining during the cold season from last year, why?

Commonwealth Fellow Joint Replacement, DNB - Orthopedics, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 37 years old. My left knee is paining during the cold season from last year, why?
Hi. You can do the x-ray of your left knee (AP & Lateral - Standing) and visit nearby orthopaedic doctor. Ignoring pain knee joint can damage the joints more. It may also effect on right one. That's why you can visit as possible as earlier. So that we your treatment can be proceed further. In cold mostly knee joint pain may occur due to lack in Vit D3.
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Common FAQs on Tennis Elbow Treatment

MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Chennai
Common FAQs on Tennis Elbow Treatment

A Tennis elbow is a painful condition that affects the tendons due to a condition known as tendinitis, which causes inflammation. This condition will end up restricting the free movement of the elbow and the arm due to the pain and stiffness that it causes. This is due to the fact that these tendons are the tough band of connective tissues that hold the muscles and the lower arm with the bone. Repeated gripping motions and continued tugging as well as activities like weight lifting, tennis, squash and other like carpentry, painting writing and typing, can lead to this condition.

Here are a few methods of treatment and the questions that revolve around them.

  1. Do I have to restrict my movements: Yes, when you have tennis elbow, the very first thing you must do is to give rest to the tendons by curbing those activities that have caused the condition or those which can aggravate the pain and stiffness. Lifting heavy objects, gripping things for prolong periods, other physical pursuits like tennis and other games and more will need to stop so that you do not stretch, strain or pull the tissue.
  2. Can I take pain killers: Yes, you can take pain killers like ibuprofen and acetaminophen in case the pain is unbearable? Always ensure that an orthopaedic specialist takes a look at your arm before prescribing the medicines to you.
  3. Is an ice compress good for this pain: You can use the RICE method for acute pain that is less than 72 hours old. For more persistent pain, you must see a doctor. The RICE method refers to Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. In this method, you can keep your arm elevated and give it rest. You can also use an ice compress and keep it tightly wound with an elastic bandage so as to avoid swelling.
  4. Can I take injections for this condition: Corticosteroid injections may be used for very severe cases. This contains the cortisol hormone and can give good results in the short run.
  5. Are there any non invasive methods for treatment: You can try non-invasive procedures like shock wave therapy which will help in fixing the pain and promote motion gradually. This procedure is usually conducted with the help of shock waves that are passed to the skin.
  6. Is exercising a complete no no: In this case, many orthopaedic surgeons and doctors will ask you to go through physiotherapy so that you can get used to movements and motion after prolonged pain. These exercises will also strengthen the muscles of the area.

Talk to your doctor if the pain is particularly debilitating and discuss surgery for the same.

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She had a problem in her neck from last 3 years .she suffered a lot with this problem. She feels lot of pain. Please can you give some solution for it.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
She had a problem in her neck from last 3 years .she suffered a lot with this problem. She feels lot of pain. Please ...
1. Start with Physiotherapy treatment and Spinal decompression treatment 2. Learn cervical exercises 3. Don't use Pillow 4. Do hot fermentation twice a day 5. Apply volini cream 6. Take calcium vitamin D 3 and Methylcobalmine supplement for one month minimum. 7. Drink warm water empty stomach.
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I am suffering with heavy shoulder. Pain from past two days I have used different pain reliefs but no use what are. Remedy.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering with heavy shoulder. Pain from past two days I have used different pain reliefs but no use what are. R...
Heat fermentation twice a day and take muscle relaxant medicine and give rest your shoulder means avoid activity if it work then ok other wise take physiotherapy treatment for 7 days.
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The anxiety problem is started about 8 month ago. After that I depressed about that. My body is vibrating. But after many problems started constipation, throat, back pain.please help

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
The anxiety problem is started about 8 month ago. After that I depressed about that. My body is vibrating. But after ...
You can take homeopathic treatment. Start your treatment with nat mur. 200 / 1 dose empty stomach and revert after 1 week for further medication.
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I am 55 years old male suffering from osteoarthritis from last 10 years having problem in both the knees.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Kindly show me xrays of both knee. (tkr) total knee replacement is a good procedure for oa/ra knee. When done in properly selected patient, it gives uniformly good results. In our series we have over 95% satisfied patients. Pain disappears & patients are able to resume activities of daily living (adl) in 2-3 wks. It should be done before the patient becomes bed ridden. No use of doing operation, when patient is not able to take benefit of surgery. Kindly show me x-rays & other reports so that a final decision is taken.
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I had a pain in my neck and shoulder since 2 years. I only do masaage that will reduce the pain but not completely. What should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
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. your shoulder may get settled with this only.
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Hello Doctor Good morning. I'm 23 year men suffering from severe back pain. It's all about due to some bad habit. So what can I do for this problem. May I face any problem in future? Please give me some solution. Thank you.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello Doctor Good morning. I'm 23 year men suffering from severe back pain. It's all about due to some bad habit. So ...
Back Pain Advice…. Hot Fomentation x twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction. Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x twice daily. Bhujang Asana x twice daily. Back Stretching.
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