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Dr. Vivek A N

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics

Orthopedist, Chennai

16 Years Experience  ·  500 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
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Dr. Vivek A N is one of the best Orthopedists in Adyar, Chennai. He has been a successful Orthopedist for the last 16 years. He is a qualified MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics . You can visit him at Dr. Vivek A N@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vivek A N on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - JJMMC Davangere RGUHS Bangalore | - 2002
MS - Orthopaedics - Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh | - 2007
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My 1 year old had started walking at 11 months and then stopped. Now he is not keeping his left foot firmly on the ground.. He keeps his right foot firm while the left one's fingers only while walking. He doesn't keep his heels on the ground What can be the possible reasons for this? What should I do?

Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
My 1 year old had started walking at 11 months and then stopped. Now he is not keeping his left foot firmly on the gr...
Hi, don't worry. Toe walking is simply a habit that develops when a child learns to walk. A consistent heel-toe walking usually develops by approximately age 22 months. Persistent toe walking beyond age 2 years merits further evaluation. Various causes of toe walking exist and include both central (brain) and peripheral neurologic disorders (eg, tethered spinal cord, diastematomyelia, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, muscular disorders (eg, congenital muscular dystrophy), and anatomic disorders such as limb length discrepancy. Sometime it can be idiopathic called as habitual toe walking or can be due to contraction of achillis tendon. But suggest you to get it check with pediatric physiotherapist or pediatrician as only one foot is involved or to rule out if any underlying cause is not there. Thanks and take care.
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I am 24 years old male and suffering from lower back pain for last 1 month. Pain starts due to heavy weight lifting. X- ray of lower back is normal. I am attaching mri report. I am facing problem in bending forward, weight lifting and sitting for more than 20 minutes. Please tell me possible treatment.

Mch Orthopaedic, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Dehradun
I am 24 years old male and suffering from lower back pain for last 1 month. Pain starts due to heavy weight lifting. ...
You are suffering from mechanical back pain. Do regular spinal extension exercises. Avoid forward bending and heavy weight lifting. Avoid prolong sitting. Take anti-inflammatory drug like ibuprofen to reduce pain and inflammation.
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Hi, I am suffering Frozen shoulder, cervical spondylosis, thoracic shoulder blade and lower back l5-s1 and sacroiliac problem. Numbness, pinching, radiating pain weakness in neck shoulders hands elbow to fingers. Lower back to hip to toes radiating pain numbness, some times vertigo feeling. Stiff neck. What are the tests to be done and x-ray to be taken. Medicines and treatment to taken. Exercise r physiotherapy to be taken. I eat lots of spicy food, no proper time maintaining. Sometime skip food, eat heavy food at night. No exercise, late night sleeping getting late in the morning. Daily going outside on bike for long distances to n rough roads. Some times pinching pain left r right side abdomen. And left testicles. Standing/sitting some times for long hours, looking up/down continuously for some time due to job requirements. Please guide what to change myself, what tests and treatment to be taken and which doctor to consult orthopedic r neurologist r ayurvedic massage to be taken. In the meantime kindly suggest some medicine and exercise to be taken. Up to now no medicines r treatment taken. When taking rest and having proper food pain and other problems are vanishing. Now only neck and thoracic pain is there due to poor posture sleeping r sitting and due to poor mattress. Some times I forget completely pain as it goes off and comes back all of the sudden.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hi, I am suffering Frozen shoulder, cervical spondylosis, thoracic shoulder blade and lower back l5-s1 and sacroiliac...
Hot Fomentation. Gentle Shoulder Stretching. Core Strengthening Exercises. Gentle Neck Exercises. Avoid sleeping on affected side.. Warm up and cool down is a must.
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I have regular pain in my back and also in my knee from last 6 months. Please tell me solution.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have regular pain in my back and also in my knee from last 6 months. Please tell me solution.
A check up of vit d and calcium levels and do hot fermentation and stretching exercise of spine and put a towel roll under knee and press for 10 sec and release repeat 10 time if it work then ok otherwise tk physiotherapy treatment. Posture correction must.
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I am 23 years old I am having back pain from last 2 months And I am not feeling active in my daily activities so please suggest any exercise without medicine And I have belly fat in order to reduce that what precaution should I follow.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 23 years old I am having back pain from last 2 months
And I am not feeling active in my daily activities so plea...
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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Doctor I am a female aged about 44, I have low back pain, tennis elbow, knew pain and I am feeling now a days very tired, what should I take, please suggest me.

MS Ayurved, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Junagadh
Doctor I am a female aged about 44, I have low back pain, tennis elbow, knew pain and I am feeling now a days very ti...
Dear Lybrate User, As per your complains it may be due to Osteoarthritis OR Rheumatism OR Gout or Degenerative changes. For conformation of this you need to under go some investigations. Initially avoid yogurt, curt, excessive spicy & slaty foods, fast food & junk food, cold water/milk, cold drinks, avoid sprouted pulses like mung-chana etc. Don't sit directly at floor. Have hot fomentation on Joints & painful area, do small exercises of joints, Took proper sun bath, fruits & vegetables except all beans & pulses. U need ayurvedic panchkarma treatment. For more discussion consult me personally. Your tiredness may be due to deficiency of vitamins & trace elements OR as per your age it may be due to Menopausal syndrome of body due to faulty life style and dietary habits. As its summer stated you need plant of water to avoid dehydration. Please share your details like food habit, water intake, bowel habit, sleep pattern, job nature, stress in life etc.
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I am 18 Year old man and have backache for 3-4 Months. What should I do please tell me?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am 18 Year old man and have backache for  3-4 Months. What should I do please tell me?
Clinical studies have demonstrated the efficacy of homoeopathy in backache. The medicines can offer significant pain control and improve the quality of life of patients.
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My father is suffering from the leg pain and he is having swelling on the left feet below knees from one month now he is not able to move properly. Before this he was taking BP medicines as per doctors prescription and he is also having gastric problem and his stomach is comes out very fast. Please suggest what to do which doctor I have to consult to treat the issues.

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Homeopath, Patna
My father is suffering from the leg pain and he is having swelling on the left feet below knees from one month now he...
1. Apocynum 1m one drop once in a week 2. Raovolfia q 10 drop 8 hourly in a glass of water for one month 3 berberis vul q 5 drop in a cup of water 8 hourly for one month 3. Bryorheum (1x20) made in german give 10 drop 8 hourly in a cup of water for one month.
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When I got periods im getting full stomach and back pain in every month im taking MeftalSpace tablet .is it any problems in future bez of taking tablets at tht time.

Advanced Infertility, MIS TRAINING, FICMCH, PGDS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Faridabad
When I got periods im getting full stomach and back pain in every month im taking MeftalSpace tablet .is it any probl...
no, no problem as such but when start planning for pregnancy better replace that to pcm 650 tablets
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4 Causes Of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear And Its Treatment!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics), Fellowship in Joint Replacement
Orthopedist, Hubli-Dharwad
4 Causes Of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear And Its Treatment!

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL tear is a very common problem with athletes and with people who have an active lifestyle. In fact, this can also be caused by any accident due to sudden movement.

Importance of ACL-

The ACL is the supporting ligament, which runs diagonally from back to front right in the middle of the knee, connecting the femur bone and the tibia, and helps the tibia not to come before the femur. Thus the balance of the knee during back and forth movements and the entire stability of the knee joint is secured by this very important piece of ligament.

What leads to an injury to the ACL?

Here are a few actions that may result in a ligament tear.

  1. Sudden stopping while running or slowing down from a fast speed

  2. Sudden change in direction

  3. Uncontrolled jumping from a height

  4. Direct hitting with an object or person

What happens when the ACL is torn?

If the ACL is torn, the stability of your knee is gone, and you feel as if you have no control over the joint. Moreover, it causes extreme pain and instant swelling. Swelling usually appears within 24 hours of the injury.

Treatment of ACL Injury-

Recovery from an ACL tear is possible only after a surgery. Without surgery, the affected will not be able to return to sports or athletics, or may not be able to run and make swift movements again as before. However, to avoid surgery, there are non-invasive treatments for the aged and people who require moving less.

  • Non-invasive Treatment: Bracing is one treatment where braces are given to support the knee joint during movement and also to avoid further injury. This is effective for the elderly who need minimum movement and may manage daily activities with a braced knee. Also, crutches add to the support and let the weaker knee get rest. This is followed by physical therapy. But the swelling has to reduce before starting it. Many exercises and controlled movements over a long time help in getting back agility in movement gradually.

  • Surgical Treatment: Once the swelling subsides, doctors would plan for an Arthroscopic (Key-Hole Surgery) ACL reconstruction. In this Doctor make a graft of a tendon. This graft is inserted into the joint and fixed in anatomical position in femur and tibia Arthroscopically so that the newly created ACL functions like the natural one. This is the only way to get back the ligament in whole as the torn ligament cannot be stitched. Surgery is done through arthroscope and recovery time is 15 days for resuming day to day activities and 3 to 6 month for resuming sports activities with continued physical therapy after the surgery. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a orthopedist and ask a free question.
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