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Dr. Arun

Orthopedist, Delhi

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I am 34 year old male and have pain in between thumb and 2nd finger, of left hand, from 4-5 days, I cannot pick up a bit heavy thing.

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Do contrast bath therapy twice day Do hand & fingers stretches Do ball squeezing activity multiple times a day Do paper tearing activity, making small bits of paper with each finger ten times Start with light paper moving onto cardboard futher Do theraputty activities
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Im feeling pain in my backside of my knee when walking since two days. I don't know what to do. What can be the cause and how can I cure this?

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Im feeling pain in my backside of my knee when walking since two days. I don't know what to do. What can be the cause...
It might be of muscle strain or of pathological reasons do Take UST and IFT for pain relief for 10 days followed by strengthening exercise from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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13 Home Remedies Are Effective Against Arthritis

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
13 Home Remedies Are Effective Against Arthritis

These 13 home remedies are effective against arthritis

Arthritis is a type of disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints in the body. The condition affects approximately 350 million people worldwide, with osteoarthritis being the most common type. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the united states, with over 20 million people affected by it. 

 

Arthritis can be triggered by severe bouts of inflammation, which occur when chemicals are released from the body into the bloodstream, or damaged tissue areas. This chemical release eventually aggravates the nerves, which results in a great deal of pain. Rheumatoid arthritis can even cause disfigurement of the hands. 

 

We're going to discuss 13 tips for taking preventative measures against the disease, as well as how to alleviate its symptoms if it's already present. When discussing arthritis, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the different types of classes and associated symptoms.

 

Editor's note: the remedies listed here are not a substitute for medical treatment. Please consult with your doctor if you're experiencing symptoms.

 

Classes of arthritis


    Osteoarthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis
    Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Septic arthritis
    Ankylosing spondylitis
    Gout and pseudo-gout
    Still's disease


Symptoms of arthritis


    Redness
    Joint stiffness
    Loss of joint function
    Joint swelling
    Joint pain
    Muscle stiffness
    Fatigue/loss of energy
    Fever
    Chills
    Headaches
    Loss of appetite


Here are 13 natural remedies to prevent arthritis:

1. Exercise

Retain mobility in your joints by exercising regularly. Exercising will help control the excess pressure and strain that inflames the joint. It will also help strengthen the muscles that support the joint, and keep your joints fully lubricated. Always warm up properly before performing any stretching exercises. It's also a good idea to follow a healthy diet, and go for a walk every day. 

2. Massage

There's nothing quite as soothing for your aching joints and muscles as getting a massage. Massaging with mustard oil might seem a bit out of the ordinary, but it works. The oil helps reduce joint pain and inflammation. You can prepare a homemade mustard oil mix as follows: 

Directions:


    Heat a little mustard oil until it becomes slightly warm. Onion juice may be added if there is swelling. 
    Rub the oil gently over the painful joint or joints before covering it with plastic wrap. 
    Apply warm towels to the swelling joints, and repeat on a daily basis or until swelling goes down. 


3. Epsom salt

 

Magnesium relaxes the muscles and nerve endings, which become aggravated by the inflammation. Dunking your hands in a bowl of water with epsom salt can help alleviate the discomfort. It's also a great source of magnesium, which regulates the ph balance levels in the body. The salt keeps the ph levels low to prevent inflammation. Here's how to prepare an epsom salt mixture:

Directions:


    Fill a large bowl with warm water, and add a half cup of epsom salt. Make sure you stir the contents of the bowl. 
    Dunk your hands or affected joints in the bowl. Alternatively, you may want to fill a tub with warm water and add 2 cups of epsom salt to allow more room for larger joints, such as the knees. 
    Soak your joints for approximately 15 minutes. Soak daily. 


4. Turmeric

Turmeric helps to reduce painful swelling and joint inflammation. The dark yellow spice promotes healthy functioning of the joints, keeps your immune system well-protected, and improves digestion. It's also excellent for reducing pain among people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. The yellow powder can even be mixed together with green tea, and here's the delicious recipe:

Directions:


    1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    2 cups of water
    1 teaspoon of honey for a little flavoring


 

5. Increase your magnesium intake

Magnesium is essential for absorbing calcium, which strengthens the bones. Magnesium supplements can relieve pain and rebuild bone tissue. Eat more foods that are high in magnesium, such as beans, nuts, whole grains, dark leafy greens, and fish. Magnesium oils and supplements can be purchased at any local health store. It's important to maintain high bone density to thwart the pain. 

6. Extra virgin olive oil

Extra virgin olive oil acts like a natural aspirin to help heal painful joints. The oil contains the inflammatory enzymes cox-1 and cox-2, which help lubricate your joints and provide you with instant pain relief. You can either rub a bit of the olive oil on the affected joints or consume 2-3 teaspoons of it. 

7. Ginger

 

Ginger can reduce swelling and stiffness in the joints due to the high anti-inflammatory components found inside. Eating raw ginger on a regular basis can help alleviate pain by improving blood circulation. Ginger may be added to green tea to create a great healing solution. Here is an easy recipe you can make if you don't enjoy the taste of raw ginger:

Directions:


    Fill a bowl with 6 teaspoons of dried ginger, 6 teaspoons of caraway seeds, and 3 teaspoons of black pepper. Mix well. 
    Consume half a teaspoon of the mixture with a glass of water after each meal. 


8. Fish oil

Popular fish oil supplements are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, epa and dha, which are used to combat arthritis. The fatty acids also boost your immune system, fighting off swelling or achy joints. Fish oil also improves your cardiovascular system and helps prevent blood clots. Cold water fish should be added your dietary plan, but if you don't enjoy eating fish, a capsule of fish oil will suffice. 

9. Cayenne ointment

The capsaicin of the cayenne pepper acts as a natural dopamine to block out pain signals from the neurological system. It disrupts the substance p, which transmits pain signals to the brain. Cayenne ointment may be applied to the joints to relieve the pain. You can prepare your own treatment with these easy-to-follow instructions:

What you will need:


    3 tablespoons of cayenne powder
    1 cup of grapeseed oil (or any other oil like almond, olive, jojoba)
    1/2 cup of grated beeswax
    A glass jar with a tightly fitting lid
    A double boiler


Directions:


    Mix 3 tablespoons of cayenne powder together with a cup of your oil of choice. 
    Heat the oily mixture in a double boiler for 5-10 minutes on medium heat. 
    Stir in a half cup of grated beeswax until the substance has fully melted down and everything is blended together. 
    Keep the cayenne mixture chilled in the refrigerator for 10 minutes, and then whisk. Repeat the step for an additional 10-15 minutes.
    Pour into a glass jar with a tightly fitting lid in the refrigerator, and apply daily. 


10. Cinnamon 

 

The anti-microbial, anti-carcinogenic, and antioxidant properties contained in cinnamon help repair damaged tissues and increase bone density. The powerful spice is an ideal wonder drug for people suffering from osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Cinnamon blends well with honey, and helps soothe the discomforting areas.

Mix a half teaspoon of cinnamon powder with a tablespoon of honey, into a cup of warm water or add the combination to your tea. A honey cinnamon paste can be made, and massaged gently over the painful areas.

11. Peppermint eucalyptus oil blend

Peppermint and eucalyptus oil, when combined, offer a soothing sensation to the achy arthritic joints. Here's how to prepare the mixture: 

What you will need:


    5-10 drops of eucalyptus oil
    5-10 drops of peppermint oil
    1-2 tablespoons of carrier oil (olive, almond, grape seed, etc.)
    A small dark glass bottle


Directions:


    Blend 5-10 drops of eucalyptus and peppermint oil together, and then add 1-2 tablespoons of carrier oil to the mixture. 
    Carrier oil dilutes the essential oil, to prevent skin irritation. 
    Keep the concoction stored in a dark glass bottle, far away from direct sunlight. 


 

12. Cherries

Cherries are excellent sources of magnesium and potassium, both vital components for treating joint discomfort and pain. The potassium acts as a natural anti-inflammatory. Make sure you eat a handful of cherries every day to keep the inflammation away! you can prepare a homemade cherry syrup by boiling a few cherries in water for a couple of minutes. Once the water thoroughly boils, it will form into a sweet tasting syrup. 

13. Juniper berry tea

Juniper berries are used to treat arthritic pain, nerve pain and gout. They contain the powerful anti-inflammatory compound, known as terpinen-4-ol. Note: pregnant women should not drink juniper tea because it can lead to miscarriages.

Here's how to prepare juniper tea: 

What you will need:


    1 tablespoon of dried juniper berries
    1 cup of fresh water
    A teaspoon of honey 


Directions:


    Place a tablespoon of fresh juniper berries into a cup of boiled water. Add a teaspoon of honey to increase the flavor. 
    Pour the boiling water over the berries, and allow them to soak for 20 minutes before straining. 
    Drink the tea twice per day. 


 

Source: top10homeremedies and everydayroots

 

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Hello sir before one week, in my right hand come sprain then I have go to doctor he take medicine. My sprain is good but near in my thumb bein coming pain when my thumb movieing.

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Hello sir before one week, in my right hand come sprain then I have go to doctor he take medicine. My sprain is good ...
Hello apply prasarini oil or pranacharya restopain oil on your affected part and give hot water fomentation .take yograj guggul and agni tundi vati after lunch and dinner with warm water. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Take pranacharya vatari capsule and syrup twice a day. Avoid fermented food. Junk food.
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My hrad starts paining when I remain in sunlight for long time. What ia the reason?

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Physiotherapist, Bangalore
My hrad starts paining when I remain in sunlight for long time. What ia the reason?
I believe because our eyes can only adjust to one level of brightness at a time. When we look at bright light, the iris contracts to let minimum light pass through. Many muscles of face and eye squeeze to make iris aperture as small as possible. And that's why the head aches. Try and avoid long exposure to sun and keep yourself hydrated. Drink plenty of water. Dehydration could also be one of the reasons of head-ache.
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I am suffering from lumber canal steno sis with instability due to lumbar spondylotic changes disc degeneration and osteophytes at multiple levels mainly between L3 & L4 and L4 & L5. is it curable by medicine or surgery

M.Ch, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Mohali
Try medicine and specific exercises for 12 weeks. You might get relief ( 60% chance). If not opt for surgery.
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I have swelling in my leg from 5 days? what should I do?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
X rays of both knee joints (digital) rule out diabetes high blood pressure or any other kidney problem do hot fomentation keep a pillow under the legs at night &/when resting. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days caldikind plus (mankind) 1 tab odx10days do knee exercises it may have to be further investigated make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. You will need other supportive medicines also. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Don? t ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I have mild scalp numbness or pin like sensation on the right side of head alone. I feel this whenever I comb or run my hands in that area. What could be the causes? History: Had a loop ileostomy 6 years ago that was closed within 3 months. The ileostomy had been put temporarily to treat abdominal TB and adhesion. Otherwise have been healthy and normal for past 6 years.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have mild scalp numbness or pin like sensation on the right side of head alone. I feel this whenever I comb or run ...
It is sometimes normal in daily life as it requires good circulation and nourishments Do Take an MRI Brain and EEG And consult Neuro physician and take appropriate Therapy and Management Best wishes.
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Why patient with osteoarthritis been prescribed with aspirin; Tramadol; paracetamol and ondansetron? Patient has undergone surgery for cataract previously.

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Ophthalmologist, Pune
Why patient with osteoarthritis been prescribed with aspirin; Tramadol; paracetamol and ondansetron? Patient has unde...
aspirin is started to improve blood flow tramadol andparacetamol are pain killers ondensetron is anti- vomiting
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I'm an athlete, I run a lot, many friends says that it may harm my knee caps later. Is it true or just a rumour.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
I'm an athlete, I run a lot, many friends says that it may harm my knee caps later. Is it true or just a rumour.
Dear Suryank I'm Dr Prashant Parate, Shoulder and Knee Surgeon, sports injuries Specialist. I would like to tell you that if you properly do exercises and running, use good quality shoes and change them frequently as advised by guidelines, run on proper surfaces and not on tar roads, then your joints will get in good shape.
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I am a girl monica, I'm just 20 and I am really fed up of my legs as they often pain alot which makes me even cry I don't know the solution to it please help me out it happens mostly everyday at night times when I rest I can't walk much because of this kindly suggest me something. Thank you.

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I am a girl monica, I'm just 20 and I am really fed up of my legs as they often pain alot which makes me even cry I d...
Take some pain killers in acute conditions but symptoms need some vivid examination to find out the cause then diagnosis. Warm foamentation May help. Few specific exercises can be consulted from me by other mode.
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I am 35 years old female I have kneepain in past 6 months. What should I do?

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Physiotherapist,
Start with physiotherapy sessions and learn exercise for knee joint. Don' t sit on floors. Wear knee cap open patella. Take calcium and methylcobalamine supplement with glucosamine for three months.
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I am suffering from leg pain I mean I fallen down while stepping down from the floor I missed few steps and my legs has been twisted and it's swelling with some pain. Please suggest what has to be done.

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Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering from leg pain I mean I fallen down while stepping down from the floor I missed few steps and my legs h...
Apply ice pack for 20 minutes and apply pain relief ointment and rest must avoid standing. If it work then ok otherwise tk physiotherapy treatment for 7 days.
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I am 25 years old I have backache from last 2 months.What can i do?

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Orthopedist,
I am 25 years old I have backache from last 2 months.What can 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 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.
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I am suffering from back pain from last 2 weeks what are the precautions to take to get relief from back pain?

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Homeopath, Patna
I am suffering from back pain from last 2 weeks what are the precautions to take to get relief from back pain?
Dear lybrate user, back pain is due to postural defect, gastric disorder, traumatic injury. Go for physitheraphy. Take, homoeo medicine. @ rhus tox 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @arnica mont 200-6 pills, thrice a day. Take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins. Your diet b easily digestible, on time. Avoid, jerks, dust smoke, alcohol, smoking, cold intake. Report, wkly, please.
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I have backache from last week what should I do?

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Orthopedist,
I have backache from last week 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 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.
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I have severe back pain. L have disk problem that occurred during lifting weights in the gym and by other household work. What should I do?

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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.
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5 tips to take care of your knee

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MRCOG
Gynaecologist, Delhi
5 tips to take care of your knee

Knee pain commonly affects women over 50 years of age and could be because of any type of arthritis or Knee injury. Some of it comes with age but knowing how to protect your knees can make a big difference in the quality of life.

1) Knee problems can happen to anyone and one needs to respect any pain which arises in the knee especially after a fall or injury. The knee joint is vulnerable to injury and arthritis develops faster if the ligaments or the meniscus has been torn. Acknowledge the pain and seek help early before the damage sets in.

2) Avoid being overweight: Every extra kilo of body weight exerts five kilos worth of stress on our knees. This increases the daily wear and tear of the joint and sets in arthritis early. Reducing even couple of kilos off would be very kind on the knees. If you are overweight one must choose exercises that are gentle on the knees like stationary bike instead of an inclined treadmill, walking instead of running or jogging etc.

3) Follow rehab and enough rest after a knee injury: If you have had a knee injury, the rehabilitation may take many weeks. During this time, it is important to follow the instructions of your doctor and avoid all activities which cause knee pain. Otherwise, the pain may get chronic and worse with slight provocation. Many young athletic people return to their earlier routine of hectic gymming as soon as the pain subsides, but this can weaken the knee in the long run. One must allow proper healing at the knee joint which can be many weeks after the pain has gone.

4) Don't overdo it: Over straining or sudden increase in exercise can lead to knee problems. Endurance needs to be built slowly over a period of time and one must allow the ligaments to get used to the extra strain. If your knee is already hurting, avoid jerky and jumpy movements.

5) Good Shoes and supportive footwear help your knee by absorbing the extra strain. In general, platform heels are better than pencil heels and moderate heals are better than a six inch or a totally flat shoe. Investing in a good pair of shoes may eventually save you money by saving a knee replacement later on.

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I have neck pain more than a year, consulted to the respective Dr. He wrote 02 medicines one pain killer twice in a day and meganeuron PG. After getting pain killer for a long {as he suggested} I am loosing my memory very frequently. Pl help what are the solutions.

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Pain Management Specialist, Bangalore
Sir, in a long standing neck issue it is advisable that you get a complete evaluation. These kind of problems may be muscle related due to faulty posture or due to skeletal issues. As far as your memory issue is concerned it may not be related to this. It is possible that the medication that you are receiving may make you a little drowsy and less agile. But this cannot be commented on till you tell what pain medication you were receiving. Regards.
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