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Dr. Pankaj Walecha

Orthopedist, Delhi

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Dr. Pankaj Walecha Orthopedist, Delhi
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Dr. Pankaj Walecha is one of the best Orthopedists in Jeewan Mala Hospital, Delhi. You can visit him at Nova Specialty Hospitals - Karol Bagh in Jeewan Mala Hospital, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pankaj Walecha on Lybrate.com.

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My ankle was break last month and the fracture is remove now but my veins are pack because lack of movement and my leg movement is slow what should I do.

M.S. -ORTHO, Fellowship In hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
Orthopedist, Surat
Just only one month has passed. Total recovery time is about 6-12 month. Sometimes you may have little pain and stiffness nothing to do.
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Hi my name is suraj, I am working out since 6 months and now from last 1 week I am suffering from lower back pain and inflammation and weakness in legs. Help me out pls.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
hot fermentation and muscle relaxant medicine after food. stretching and strength exercises must.avoid long sitting toward bending and lifting weights. posture correction must
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Physiotherapy For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Palwal
Physiotherapy For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder of the hand caused by pressure on your median nerve as it runs through the carpal tunnel of the wrist. Symptoms include numbness, pins and needles, and pain (particularly at night). Anything that causes swelling inside the wrist can cause carpal tunnel syndrome, including repetitive hand movements, pregnancy and arthritis.

Cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptoms begin when the pressure inside the tunnel becomes too high. This results in your median nerve becoming compressed as it passes through the small tunnel. 

The carpal tunnel pressure increase occurs when either of two things happens:

  1. The tunnel space decreases, such as when the wrist swells eg after a traumatic injury, partial subluxation of the carpal bones or fracture or tenosynovitis.
  2. When the contents of the tunnel (median nerve, blood vessels and tendons) enlarge. 
  3. Both of these situations increase the pressure on the nerve, leading to the carpal tunnel symptoms.

Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) sufferers will usually experience the following symptoms in their hand or fingers:

  1. hand pain or aching
  2. pins and needles
  3. numbness esp at night of with wrist flexing
  4. burning
  5. weakness or cramping
  6. perceived swelling

The symptoms are usually worse at night and your grip will weaken as the condition progresses. Eventually you will notice muscle atrophy of the thenar (thumb) muscles and loss of hand function or clumsiness. If this sounds like you, suspect carpal tunnel syndrome.

Physical Therapy Treatment

  1. Gliding Exercises: Moving your fingers in a specified pattern of exercises may help your tendons and nerves glide more smoothly through your carpal tunnel. While there’s some evidence that gliding exercises can help relieve symptoms when used alone, these exercises appear to work better in combination with other treatments -such as splinting.
  2. Graston Technique/Manual Therapy: The Graston Technique incorporates a patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively detect and treat scar tissue and restrictions that effect normal function. Manual therapy techniques such as myofascial release or Active Release Technique are hands-on techniques that release tight tendons and musculature.
  3. Ultrasound: Deep, pulsed ultrasound directed at the carpal tunnel can reduce pain and numbness, and improve hand strength. Continuous superficial ultrasound doesn’t help.
  4. Traction: Some people obtain relief from carpal tunnel symptoms by using a hand traction device, called C-Trac. You might try this device, which can be purchased for home use, if other conservative treatment options have failed.
  5. Splints: Splints (braces) are the most commonly used nonsurgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome. Splints that immobilize the wrist in a neutral (unbent) position are most likely to relieve discomfort. An unbent wrist maximizes the size of the carpal tunnel, which reduces pressure on the median nerve, relieving your symptoms. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a physiotherapist.
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Extreme pain in heels. Earlier it was only on my left foot. But now its on both. Uric acid is not very high. Just 1 point more than the normal range. Early mornings the heel pain is terrible and unable to walk. Once in the morning I felt like a crack and heard a cracking noise in my left heel.

M.S - Orthopedic
Orthopedist, Hanumangarh
It's planter fascists..overweight is one of the causes..u need to reduce the weight along with it u need to avoid walking bare foot..and avoid formal leather shoes for long time if u wear them then shoes should be wide toe in front and be accompanied with silicone heel pads..or wear sports shoes.. ice application can also help..along with it u need to take analgesic.once pain is reduced need to start up stretching exercises...and for uric acid dietary control..
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I have back pain before 3 years. I have checked MRI test in hospital that result show the mild disc dics bulge noted at L4 and L5 level intending the thecal sac without neurological compression. Doctor has given pain relief tablets but no get relaxation. Please give me solution.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Bhopal
Your mri is normal as mild disc bulge is inconsequential. You better start some lower back muscle strengthening exercise (available on internet or visit a physio)
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I feel frequently headache spells lasting 8/9 hours almost on weekly basis. It starts from left back side and goes to front left ie half side with vomiting sensation. I am homemaker. Kindly advise me appropriately. Thanks in anticipation.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Take belladonna 30 - one dose when headache starts so that it does not extends that long duration. Take this for a week at least and inform.
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Hi. I need advise on sports injury. I had a sprain in my right ankle about 10 years back while playing football. It's been on and off that the pain reoccurs usually during physical exercise or sports. I have tried physiotherapy and heat treatment but it provides temporary relief. Can you suggest some long term superficial Ayurvedic massage oil or any other remedies please.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Bhopal
Hi lybrate-user, what is important for your recovery is visiting to an sports injury expert & to rule out the cause of your recurrent pain & then undergoing a planned sports rehabilitation which would include pain healing & strengthening along with injury prevention program.
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I am a 25 year old male having pain around my neck. Also I am having little sleep issues.

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 inform again.
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I am suffering from Cervical spondylosis since 4 years. I have to work on computer last 25 years. So my c4 and c5 gap seen in xray. At that time I am not working on computer continuously. But I have lift heavy weight problem may be occur hand joint pain please give me meal chart. And regular ayurvedic medicine, at present homeopathic medicine take last 4 years.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hot fomentation x twice daily. Neck exercises. Neck stretching. Postural correction. Shoulder shrugs. Core strengthening exercises. Take frequent breaks at work use cervical pillow. Use back support. Self massage the back of neck.
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Patient is getting swelling in left leg then doctor confirmed that it is deep vein thrombosis and took surgery removed clots, my question is, is curable or chronic.

MBBS,Doctor of Medicine, CCH
General Physician, Bhopal
If the surgery was done in time and clot removed. Chances of damage to the leg muscles and tissues will be minimal. Physiotherapy will be required. Recovery will be good.
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Hi, The question is for my boyfriend. He is having wet night very frequently though he is taking some ayurvedic treatment but results are not there. This is making us away as we can Not involve in sexual activity now and his doc as suggested him to stay away from me for sometime. He is having leg pain as well due to this.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
You should take chandraprabha vati 1-1 tab with milk twice a day. And pranacharya dhatupaushtik churna and swapna dosh har churna with milk twice a day. Avoid tea and coffee.
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I am 41 years old having anklosing spondylitis please guide how to get ride off, cause of it having lower back pain.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Lucknow
Try to straight your spine during sitting or walking n do spinal exercises n hot fomentation of spine.
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I am 38 years old. Feel sweet pain in my back. I am a smoker. About 3 month back gone thru health check up including chest X ray. All was normal.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
Sweet pain means there is no severe pain. You are changed your attitude from three months. You have a guilty feeling anything happens. Then you go for check up. But it is normal. It means you are psychologically disturbed. When tests are normal. It is related to psychosomatic disorders. It need psychological counselling. You have a weakness to change your attitudes and suffers yourself. Better to develop strong attitude. Build a very good personality. Do not think too much about small things. Be share all your feelings and problems with your close friends and family members. If you want to healthy personality. Do not touch which is not suited to you. Walk more time take good food, take rest. Be spend most of the time with your close friends and family members. Be optimistic and positive. Be sociable. Be enjoy the every movement of life. Ok all the best.
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I am a 31 year old and I have left side lower back ache. I suffered with similar problem a year back but disappeared gradually. Now I am facing same problem for last 1 month.

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 that this is your second episode of such kind of pain. If you have only 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.
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My back pain is strongly high. How treatment this illness and basic exercises can be treated to recubre this illness.

MPT Neuro
Physiotherapist, Guntur
Hello, if your are having heavy pain, first take rest for 1month strictly and do contrast bath that is warm water fomentation and ice massage repeatedly both for 3 times a day. And do isometric back exercises. Do not do back strengthning exercises in prone.
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I am thirty four years old male. I am having leg joint pain neck pain hip pain I having tablet regularly when I stop the tablet for two today I c'nt do any job. What can I do for that.

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. I need to understand what is the cause of this pain as it is involving multiple joints in your body. In order for us to proceed with your consultation, please answer specific questions, send me what tests you have done till now to establish a diagnosis, and what treatment have you received thus far. - please tell me which joints of your body are involved? - do you feel stiffness when you get up in morning? - are your joints symmetrically involved i. E. Same joints in both limbs - any other systemic complaint you are having? do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards
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My right knee are paining from last 2 months. My age is 51. As per X-ray report, my knee GAP is reduced. I also have pain in my right feet below Ankle. Please suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
It is a vaat disorder, means problem caused by vayu aggravation. You must hv a vaat pacifying diet and life style bcs its not too late. +warm food, moderately heavy textures, added butter and fat. +salt, sour, and sweet tastes; soothing and satisfying foods. +all soothing foods are good for settling disturbed vata. Use foods such as: warm milk, cream, butter, warm soups, stews, hot cereals, fresh baked bread. Since vata is a cold dry dosha, warm, nourishing foods such as these are good for stabilizing vata. On the other hand cold foods such as cold salads, iced drinks, raw vegetables and greens are not very good for persons with vata imbalance. +breakfast is highly recommended. Use hot cereals such as cream of rice or wheat or any other breakfast that is warm, milky, and sweet. +take a hot or herbal tea with snacks in the late afternoon. Avoid drinks with high caffeine as vata gets disturbed by it. +use spicy foods such as spicy mexican or indian foods that are cooked in oil. +use warm moist foods such as cooked grains and cereals, bowl of hot oatmeal or cup of steaming vegetable soup. +warm milk is good. You can add a little sugar or honey to it if you prefer. Avoid eating candies as it disturbs vata. +prefer salted nuts that are heavy and oily as opposed to dry salty snacks. +all sweet fruits are ok for vata. Avoid unripe fruits as they are astringent +take warm or hot water instead of ice water and drinks. +summary: breakfast is usually desirable. Hot foods and sweet and sour tastes. Reduce dry foods and bitter tastes. Warm or hot water and drinks. Raw nuts and nut butters. Spices: cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, ginger, cloves in moderation.
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Hello doctor I am facing severe back pain during my menstrual cycle Past 3 months I have this problem What is the solution And why such unbearable pain occur? I am having unwanted hair growth in my arms and upper lip that is really troublesome for me Help me.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
Hello- pain during menses is due to obstruction of mestrual blood flow or due to the deficiency of blood. It is associated with hormonal disturbances in the body. As you are facing unwanted hairs and weight gain also, it may be probable that you might be suffering from pcos. Start ayurvedic medications for that.
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I have pain in my knees especially when I fold them to sit. I'm 39 years old female and have a daily dose of folic acid, iron and vitamin d (once a week)

BPTH/BPT, MPTH/MPT-Orthopedic Physiotherapy, Post Graduate Diploma In Ergonomics (PGDHSC - Ergonomics)
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
At this age age related degenerative changes starts in the knees. Avoid Squatting, Stairs climbing up and down, jogging, jumping and running. Consult with a good Physiotherapist nearby and learn exercises to strengthen the thigh muscles and maintain flexibility of knee joint. Check vitamin D3 level through blood test. Try to keep your body weight in normal scale as per your height and age.
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I am feeling pain in my back bone and start fever in daily evening I also have common cold so tell the treatment.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
Pl boil ginger, black pepper, Tulsi and long pepper in water for ten minutes. While warm sip one glass twice a day. Take 1 tsp turmeric and 1/4 tsp Giloy satv with this water. Report after three days.
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