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Dr. Vijayashankar

Orthopedist, Chennai

Dr. Vijayashankar Orthopedist, Chennai
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Dr. Vijayashankar is a renowned Orthopedist in Chitlapakkam, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Pandian's Multispeciality Clinic in Chitlapakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vijayashankar on Lybrate.com.

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Hello Dr. I am 33 year old mere back mein space bataya h jis ka pain mere kabhi b ho jata h aur m chal nahi pata please help me Dr. mein kya karun jis s ye space the ho jaye.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hello Dr. I am 33 year old mere back mein space bataya h jis ka pain mere kabhi b ho jata h aur m chal nahi pata plea...
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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I am 49 year old. From 4-6 months my both legs knee and also left leg foot joint paining some time swelling. Please give solution. My name Mayank Shah. I don't work hard. I make office work only. Drive 4 wheeler car daily 20-30 km. No daily morning or night walk practice. Eat pure veg food, no smoke, no drink, not other bad habits Please solve me.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 49 year old. From 4-6 months my both legs knee and also left leg  foot joint paining some time swelling. Please ...
Investigations advised - hb, tlc, dlc, esr, sugar f & pp, uric acid, vit d3 urine r/e x ray of the affected part. Anyway you may try- sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress are harmful do hot fomentation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If no relief in 4_5 days, then inform again.
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I am 39 years old and a small pain in my right hand. Please advise.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist,
I am 39 years old and a small pain in my right hand. Please advise.
Hi I can understand your problem 1) avoid activities that make your symptoms worse 2) apply ice packs 3) start physiotherapy treatment as electrotherapy will reduce pain inflammation 4) exercise and mannual therapy will help in painfree movement. In next consultation describe your problem in detail and do share related reports and prescription if you have. Best wishes.
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I have also back problem I can not sit in one place more than 30 minutes please give me the suggestion.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
I have also back problem I can not sit in one place more than 30 minutes please give me the suggestion.
Pl get X-ray of Lumbo-sacral spine done AP and Lateral view and send reports. Till then take turmeric pure with warm water twice a day.
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I have pain on the back side of neck and situated right side just below my head what shall I do ?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
It might be of cervical spondylitis and it's lesions just apply hot water and cold water fomentation thrice a day for 12 days of 15 minutes duration each time if still pain persists do consult neuro physiotherapist or orthopaedician asap best wishes
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Hi i am having Buttock pain through thigh upto foot on the right side, worse after sitting for long time, x ray did not reveal anything significant.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Hi i am having Buttock pain through thigh upto foot on the right side, worse after sitting for long time, x ray did n...
Apply prasarini oil or pranacharya restopain oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation twice a day. Take mahayograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day. Take maharasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Avoid tea. Coffee. Junk food. Fermented food. Spicy food. Rice. Walk for atleast 30 minutes a day. Do pranayama early morning. Sleep for atleast 7 hrs per day.
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I have severe joint pain and I am already under medication but can you please tell me some remedies for pain reductions.

DNHE, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
I have severe joint pain and I am already under medication but can you please tell me some remedies for pain reductions.
Medicines will help you to get relief from the pain temporarily. In the long run you need to do therapeutic exercises for the particular joint to maintain mobility. Also you need to reduce weight so that joint is not overloaded and avoid pain. Go for the right approach to loose weight, follow a healthy balanced diet, and do exercises suitable for your body type (avoid aerobics, zumba, high intensity cardio) initially, once you loose 15-20 kgs weight, then you can go for zumba or aerobics. To start with do power yoga, strength training, cardio etc. But not to forget diet plays a major role in loosing weight!
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I'm suffering with neck pain from 2 months. What should I do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
What is the severity of pain? is the pain continuous or intermittent? is it pulsating? since pain is a complex phenomenon, there are many treatment options medications, therapies, and mind-body techniques. Apart from painkillers, there is evidence that certain dietary supplements and vitamins can help with certain types of pain. Fish oil is often used to reduce pain associated with swelling. A therapeutic diet complemented with few medications for pain management can also work wonders.
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I am 37 year old female and a problem of backache last two months what should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 37 year old female and a problem of backache last two months what should I do.
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicines 1. Ruta 200 (4 drops in little water) every morning empty stomach only one dose in a day for a week. 2. Rhus tox 200 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week. 3. Calci aid (bakson) (2tabs) thrice a day for a week and update. Keep a gap of 15 - 20 minutes in both the medicines.
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I am suffering from cold and fever and also some time my back pain. please guide me and also give medicine for both pain.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am suffering from cold and fever and also some time my back pain. please guide me and also give medicine for both p...
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold?they are all easy and inexpensive and worth the effort. Wash your hands often-with soap and warm water.The germs stick to the soap and get washed down the drain. Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. Cover Your Mouth and Nose When You Sneeze or Cough- Clean your hands every time you cough or sneeze. Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose, or Mouth-Germs are often spread when a person touches a contaminated surface and then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. Stay Home When You?re Sick-Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, don?t smoke, manage stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food so you can fend off viruses. Take healthy balanced diet...like boiled eggs.daily in breakfast .. Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. Routinely clean and disinfect common areas of your home. Treatment:There is a gradual 1-3 day onset of symptoms. It often starts out as a sore throat, then a fever and coughing. As the cold progresses, the nasal mucus may thicken which is the last stage before the cold dries up. A cold usually lasts for a week or two. But, taking good care of yourself at home can relieve symptoms and help prevent complications if you are otherwise healthy. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn?t need medical treatment. Complications include bacterial infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs which must be treated with antibiotics. In general you should: ? get plenty of rest so your body can use its energy to fight the cold ? staying at home will keep you from spreading germs ? drink plenty of liquids like herbal tea or hot broth/vegetable/tomato soups. Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can keep you from getting enough sleep Runny Nose and Sneezing- if you have post nasal drip, gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. Drink extra fluids. (avoid sugary and high calorie drinks) Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation ? Tablet Nasorest-P once/twice daily may reduce the amount of mucous. ? Humidify the rooms you are in most or your whole house if possible. ? Do steam inhalation once or twice daily Cough-Coughing is how your body gets rid of debris and mucus from the airways during a viral infection. Unless your cough is severe or is keeping you from resting at night, it is better not to treat it. A severe cough can be treated with a cough syp, but don?t try to completely stop the cough. There are two types of coughs. Productive and non-productive or dry cough. Non-productive, dry cough. A dry, hacking cough may develop near the end of a cold. Dry coughs that follow viral colds are often worse at night and can last up to several weeks. Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough. Cough drops can sooth an irritated throat, but most don?t affect the cough. Productive cough. A productive cough is one that brings up mucus from the back of the throat or the lungs. Productive coughs should not be suppressed to the point they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. Drink lots of water if you have a productive cough. Head and Body Aches- Take tablet dolo-650 mg for fever once or twice daily
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I have a red spot at my left shoulder from 10 days but it has no pain, what should I do? I mean should I ignore it, or should I need concern of it?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a red spot at my left shoulder from 10 days but it has no pain, what should I do? I mean should I ignore it, o...
Although it seems like there is nothing to worry about but we cannot take things for granted as already 10 days have passed.As a precaution I will suggest you to go for BLOOD CBC TEST immediately.
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I am suffering from back pain and general weakness for last 2 years. What can I do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am suffering from back pain and general weakness for last 2 years.
What can I do?
Hi Thanks for your query and Welcome to Lybrate. I am Dr Akshay from Fortis Hospital, New Delhi. You are quite young and should not be having persistent back pains. If you have localized back pain with no other symptoms like radiating leg pain, neurological symptoms like numbness, weakness, paresthesias etc, then you can start with following recommendations for initial period of 2-3 weeks: - To maintain proper posture of your back while working and sleeping - If pain is more then you can take a short course of an anti-inflammatory medication like tab etoshine or paracetamol or one 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. - Avoid lifting heavyweight/ acute forward bending in mornings etc We will observe you for next 2-3 weeks how you respond to this conservative management protocol. If you are not feeling better, then we will have to get some investigations like, dynamic x rays of lower back and few blood tests for evaluation. 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. Thanks & Regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena Consultant Orthopaedics Fortis Hospital, New Delhi
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Dear sir when I was born my one leg palm was tilted after consulting the doctor they plaster my leg for 6 months which result was good but my one leg becomes thin compared to another one and there was a difference of length 1-2 inch in the infected leg. Sir please tell me can I overcome with this difference as now I have attain my age 18.

Hand Surgery SR Ship, MS - Orthopaedics, Thesis Work, M.B;B.S
Orthopedist, Jaipur
You probably had ctev. The discrepancy stays but if you want length equalization that can be done but if you want increase in girth that' s not possible as muscle will increase with exercise only.
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During periods knee pain occurs. However last time there was stomach pain and last to last time there was back pain. What should be the reason of these changing symptoms. Is there something like" that body part is gonna pain in periods which is weak" or like I am gonna have knee/back/stomach related issued in ma old age? cant the periods be had without pain?

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
During periods knee pain occurs. However last time there was stomach pain and last to last time there was back pain. ...
You don't have any knee, back or stomach issues, it is due to weakness. Get your hb test done. Do regular slow and deep breathing relaxation exercises in the morning. Take proper balanced diet. Avoid garlic and red chilly, non veg and eggs. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water daily. Follow these to get painless periods.
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I have a pain in my back and stomach also. So please provide me to well medicines and description.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have a pain in my back and stomach also.
So please provide me to well medicines and description.
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.
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I am 32 year old male I am suffering swelling problem from last weeks effective area ankles and fut please give your valuable suggestions.

BPTh/BPT
Podiatrist, Mumbai
I am 32 year old male I am suffering swelling problem from last weeks effective area ankles and fut please give your ...
If you have twisted your ankle than it could be due to that. Apply cold pack for 15-20 min 2-3 times and keep the leg elevated. If the swelling still persist then get yourself checked. Also get your blood pressure checked as soon as possible.
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I am 29 Years old female. Recently I became mother and after delivery I am facing back pain specially in the night. Kindly suggest what should I do to get relief?

Bachelor of physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
I am 29 Years old female. Recently I became mother and after delivery I am facing back pain specially in the night. K...
Hi do regularly trunk extention exercise. Core strengthening exercise. Use hot compression on paraspinal muscle. Consult me after 7days.
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Good day Dr. My wife is 60+, having severe joint pain in her knees.Pl. spare some advise. Thanks, K.Basak

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Coimbatore
The common cause for this might be degenerative joint disease get an opinion from orthopedic surgeon and physiotherapist they will guide you to relieve pain
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My mother is suffering from gout pain and thyroid from last 4 years. What is the proper treatment and medicine for it?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My mother is suffering from gout pain and thyroid from last 4 years. What is the proper treatment and medicine for it?
Thyroid gland affects nearly every organ in the body. Many nutritional factors play a role in optimizing thyroid function. However, both nutrient deficiencies and excesses can trigger or exacerbate symptoms. Working in collaboration with a both a physician and a registered dietitian is essential to determine nutritional status for optimal thyroid health. Improper thyroid function causes undesired weight changes, significant cardiovascular risks, and symptoms such as fatigue, mood changes, and gastrointestinal upset, which can hinder the development of healthful behaviors. I focus on setting realistic goals for healthy changes and regular exercise when counseling clients. There many potential nutrient deficiencies and interactions with medications and supplements. Hence diligent care is to be taken while designing a holistic treatment plan. I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx.
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