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Help doctors, My sister has got chikungunya before 2 years. She has been diagnosed at that time. But now for the last 2 months, she is suffering from severe pain in hands and legs. She even can't lift weights or vessels in kitchen. Please tell her some medicines or treatment to treat the pain.
I am a 18 yrsold girl. I have joint pain from last few weeks. It pains whenever I fold my leg. What should I do?
Hi, I am 35 years old mail I have a problem with walk and run. If I walk run rapidly then I stumble and fall in the ground I think it a big problem for me. What to do now?
Sir, my wife has severe body pain especially in fingers, we consulted doctor and got hemoglobin and calcium test done and also thyroid every thing is normal. We don't know what to do whom to consult further to know the root cause of pain and also remedy. Please help us in this regard. Thank you.
I take ocid 20 daily to control burning sensation in left side of stomach below rib cage. Diagnosed hiatus hernia. Is burning sensation because of this. How can I get rid if it.
I am 23 yrs old. My left leg pains a lot. I try standing again it pains a lot. Can you please say ne what to do.
My wife feeling body ache always over muscle and bone especially, heel pain on stepping, always lethargic feeling. During last two months. I visited Apollo Kolkata, Ruby hospital Kolkata. But her problems still persisted. Pls help for right treatment.
Can gabaneuron 100 be given to a 80 years old diabetic lady patient for pain in arms and shoulder muscles.
I am suffering with body pain or muscular pain when I do some very hard job in my field. All parts of my body has started to pain and the pain will continue for four five days. Then after that it become normal. I want to know that why it happened and what is the treatment for it. Kindly help me with the treatment.
I'm 32 years male athletic body. I have severe pain in my heels since 7 years. My uric acid level is about 6 to 7. Tried lot of medications silicon gel pads in shoes. Medicated sandals etc but the problem still persist. I left red meat for 6 months. Consulted many doctors, took injection in heals also but no use. please suggest something.
I have something in my right thumb of foot it pains a lot sometimes from the day it starts now tell me please what it will be and I am using medicines also and tell me when I should use that medicine i.e after having tea, lunch or breakfast I should take these medicines.
Have developed pain in my right-hand central knuckle for over two weeks. I am regular in exercises of aerobics and yoga - age 65 years (male). On opening and closing the hand grip pain is in the central knuckle. Taking regular medicine for the stents in lad and the other artry.
Dear Sir, I'm a 44 year old lady working as a government employee. These days the region between my left shoulder and left hand is paining like hell. Same is the case with the left side of my forehead. And sometimes I'm unable to breathe properly. Kindly help me to cure these problems.
I am 45 years old lady and I have muscle pain problem in legs from last 3 year. When ever I walk my muscle get stretched and pain too much. Please tell me a medicine name that will work correctly and easily available in medical store.
What is osteoporosis?
The components of the word 'osteoporosis' literally mean 'porous bones' - 'osteo' is for bones, and 'porosis' means porous - helpfully describing this condition that results in reduced bone density and increased fragility of the bones.The thinning of the bones in osteoporosis, combined with the formation of weaker bone crystals, puts people at a higher risk of Fall and Fractures.
It can affect anyone of any gender, but it is particularly prevalent in postmenopausal women due to the sudden decrease in protective oestrogen levels after menopause.
Signs and Symtom
Bone loss that develops slowly, leading to osteoporosis, does not cause any symptoms or outward signs.
As such, a patient may only discover that they have osteoporosis due to an unexpected fracture after a minor fall or a slip or strain - or even a simple cough or sneeze - may result in a fracture.Breaks in the spine can lead to altered posture, with compressed vertebrae creating the stooped appearance often seen in older people
- Osteoporosis may be diagnosed directly through the use of a bone scan that measures bone mineral density (BMD). Central or peripheral DXA.
- Osteoporosis is diagnosed when the T-score is -2.5 or below.
- Other methods of measuring bone density include x-ray, ultrasound, and CT scan
It is important to ensure the cause of low bone denisty has been properly diagnosed as the treatment will vary greatly.the decision about what treatment you need – if any – will also be based on a number of other factors. These include your:
- risk of fracture
- previous injury history
Treating osteoporosis involves treating and preventing fractures and using medication to strengthen bones.
How Can a Physical Therapist Help?
Your physical therapist can develop a specific program based on your individual needs to help improve your overall bone health, keep your bones healthy, and help you avoid fracture. Your physical therapist may teach you.
- Specific exercises : to build bone or decrease the amount of bone loss
- Proper posture
- How to improve your balance so as to reduce your risk of falling
- How to adjust your environment to protect your bone health
Typically, exercises are performed 2 to 3 times a week as part of an overall fitness program.Your exercise routine should include exercises in each of the following areas:
- Strengthening exercise
- postural exercise
- balance exercise
- Flexibility exercise
1) Strength training
Strength training is a type of exercise with the goal of improving muscular strength. It involves performing movements against resistance; it is sometimes referred to as resistance training. Exercise bands, weights, machines or even your own body weight can be used for resistance. Strength training may increase spine and hip bone mineral density.
2) Posture training
Posture training involves paying attention to how the parts of our body are aligned with each other. Some kyphosis, or curvature of the upper back, is normal, but fractures or weak back extensor muscles can cause the spine to curve more than usual, resulting in an exaggerated kyphosis or excessively curved upper back.Attention to alignment during activity and at rest, along with exercises targeting the back extensor muscles, can improve the alignment of the spine. Flexion exercises are often CONTRAINDICATED. .
3) Balance training
Balance training exercises are those that challenge your balance.Balance exercises are also important to incorporate to further reduce the risk of falls Examples include:Shifting weight to the limits of support (e.g., moving your weight more to one foot than another).
Physical activities like Tai Chi, that involve balance and coordination may also reduce falls and fractures.
Tai Chi is a very safe and effective low impact form of exercise that improves balance and reduces the risk of falls.
4) Weight bearing Aerobic (water) physical activity
Aerobic exercise is a rhythmic activity that you do for at least 10 minutes at a time continuously and it increases your heart rate and makes you breathe harder than you usually do during your daily activities.For individuals with osteoporosis, we often recommend weight-bearing aerobic exercise or physical activity like walking or cycling or swiming or guided exercises to be done in swimmimng pool
5 flexibility exercise:
These can help improve the individuals overall physical function and postural control
Start by speaking with a physical therapist or consult me to ensure you are choosing safe , specific and appropriate physical activities for you.
Remember: if you have osteoporosis, aerobic exercise is not enough. Strength training and balance training are essential to maintain bone and muscle, and prevent falls.
"Osteoporosis is not a inevitable part of aging it is preventable.So it is vital that all of us,start taking care of our bones now, before its too late"..quote by Camila Parler Bowles