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Dr. Shankar Acharya

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics

Orthopedist, Delhi

33 Years Experience  ·  800 - 1500 at clinic
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Dr. Shankar Acharya MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics Orthopedist, Delhi
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Dr. Shankar Acharya is a popular Orthopedist in Civil Lines, Delhi. He has been a practicing Orthopedist for 33 years. He studied and completed MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics . You can visit him at Sant Parmanand Hospital in Civil Lines, Delhi. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar Acharya on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - UTKAL UNIVERSITY - 1985
MS - Orthopaedics - UTKAL UNIVERSITY - 1990
DNB - Orthopedics - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 1993
Awards and Recognitions
Lester Lowe International Orthopaedic Surgeon Award for 1998
Selected for the Indian Council Medical Research Fellowship1987
Recipient of National Talent Search Scholarship for the period of under graduate & post graduate training
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Awarded University Grants Scholarship , Utkal University 1988
Professional Memberships
AO Foundation Trustee 2012 ? continuing
Member AO Spine international 2004 ? continuing
Past Chairman AO Spine India 2008-Dec 2011

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I am suffering from unilateral vocal fold paralysis. For last one week. I visited a nearby ENT specialist. He gave some antibiotics and anti inflammatory tabs. But my voice has not improved. It has become even more low. What should I do? Please reply. As soon as you possible Regards.

Fellowship in epilepsy, DM - Neurology, DNB (General Medicine), MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Neurologist, Bangalore
Hello, Most vocal cord problems are temporary and recover over a period of time. Be in touch with ENT doctor for follow up advice and evaluation I hope this helps you.
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I am suffering from headache and leg pain also what should I do and which medicines should I take?

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I am suffering from headache and leg pain also what should I do and which medicines should I take?
Anaemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired and also having back / leg pain though there may not be any pathological reasons for back pain. Anaemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired that can also be reason to have frequent sprains in the leg once the oxygen levels in the blood comes down it automatically leads to improper functioning of the joints and muscles and that also might make the hip muscles to become tired thereby straining mildly might lead to leg pain.
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I am 25 year old and I am suffering from pain on my left hand for last two weeks. So what should I do.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Pune
I am 25 year old and I am suffering from pain on my left hand for last two weeks. So what should I do.
We need to check out the reason and detailed history. So my suggestion is to visit sm good physiotherapy clinic and get physiotherapy treatment for 10 to 15 days.
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I am 12th student. I have back pain from last 3-4 month. Some doctors told me its T.B. But some says its not t.b. Whch test shld I take? My TST is 16 mm.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 12th student. I have back pain from last 3-4 month. Some doctors told me its T.B. But some says its not t.b. Whc...
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.
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I am a cricket player! I am a fast bowler - I don't know one day while bowling in the nets I got pain in my lower back! It can be tolerable as I continued my gym and played matches but now the pain has increased! What to do to get relief from pain as soon as possible as my important matches are coming soon in this month! Please do help doctors.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am a cricket player! I am a fast bowler - I don't know one day while bowling in the nets I got pain in my lower bac...
Rest. Take a break from your normal activities. Ice. Place an ice pack or bag of frozen peas on the sore area for 15 to 20 minutes three times a day. Compression. Use a compression bandage to reduce swelling. Elevation. Elevate your foot to help reduce swelling.
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My father is 66 years old. For some days he is feeling trouble in walking. He complains of heaviness in his thigh and feet and sometimes feeling less. Although he hasen`t any problem while cycling.Please tell.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My father is 66 years old. For some days he is feeling trouble in walking. He complains of heaviness in his thigh and...
Do hot fermentation and stretching exercise if it work then ok otherwise physiotherapy treatment must.
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Hi, I am having knee pain in my legs for last two years as I fell down in the house while walking I took d-sol and other tablets but of now use. Now I have started feeling pain in my teeth on one side. Can I take shelcal-hd which is for calcium and vitamin d both.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
Hi, I am having knee pain in my legs for last two years as I fell down in the house while walking
I took d-sol and ot...
Best Exercises For Knee Pain dear you can do it, Except where stated, do 10 to 12 repetitions of each of the following, 2 or 3 times a week. Partial Squats E pain. Stand about 12 inches away from the front of a chair with your feet about hip-width apart and your toes forward. Bending at the hips, slowly lower yourself halfway down to the chair. KeSide-Lying Leg Lifts Wearing ankle weights above the knee, lie on your left side, legs straight and together, with your left arm supporting your head. Keeping your right foot flexed and your body straight, slowly lift your right leg to about shoulder height, then slowly lower. Repeat with your left legep your abs tight, aSUsing an aerobic step bench or a staircase, step up onto the step with your right foot. Tap your left foot on the top of the step, and then lower. As you step up, your knee should be directly over your ankle. Repeat with your left foot. Tep-Upsnd check that your knees stay behind your toes. Inner-Thigh Leg Lifts Wearing ankle weights above the knee, lie on your left side, slightly back on your butt. Bend your right leg and place it behind your left leg with your right foot flat on the floor and your left leg straight. Support your head with your left arm. Slowly lift your left leg about 3 to 5 inches, then lower. Repeat with your right leg Straight-Leg Raises Sit with your back against a wall, left leg straight and right leg bent with your foot flat on the floor. Slowly raise your left leg straight up about 12 inches off the floor. Hold, then slowly lower. Repeat with your right leg. MORE: 4 Treats You Can Make With Protein Powder Calf Rais Using a chair or wall for balance, stand with your feet about hip-width apart, toes straight ahead. Slowly lift your heels off the floor, rising up onto your toes. Hold, then slowly lower. Es I ho -Water is the best way to keep yourself Hydrated always carry a bottle of water and keep sipping on it at regular intervals - Add an extra cup of fluid to your diet by sipping on green tea or herbal tea it instantly makes you brisk - if you the gym daily make sure to have sports drink. They contain electrolytes and 6 to 8 percent carbohydrates - Avoid Alcohol in summer as it is extremely dehydrating. Substitute fluids like milk juices tea and coffee instead - it is the season of tender coconuts and watermelons - After each trip to the restroom refuel with a glass of water - one of the first sign of Dehydration is a dry mouth. Quick water breaks is a good way, you will fit & fine. Sit to Stand •Excellent hip exercises to maintain your leg and hip strength. •One of the most important exercises used daily to keep your independence and confidence. 8. Heel Stand Strengthens the front part of the lower leg with ank Strengthening exercise has many health related benefits which reduce disease and improve your functional quality of life including: •Improving your lean muscle mass. •Reducing your blood pressure which reduces your risk of stroke and coronary heart disease. •Improving your bone health to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. •Improve your glucose tolerance and insulin resistance. •Increase the strength of your low back reducing lower back pain. •Providing beneficial effects on lowering your total cholesterol. Below you will find 12 great lower body strengthening exercises to try. Have a chair handy for some of the standing exercises to help with balance. Pick two or three to perform when you exercise during the week. Strengthening exercises for seniors should be done at least twice a w 1. Ankle Circles 1. Ankle Circles •This exercise improves your ankle flexibility and ability to move your ankle upward and downward. •This is a great warm up exercise for the lower leg and feet. 2. Hip Marching 2. Hip Marching •This exercise will strengthen your hip flexor and thighs. •With correct seated posture it will also help your abdominal muscles. 3. Knee Extension •Strengthening your knees width knee strengthening exercises will improve your ability to stand and balance. •This exercise will improve your available knee range of motion. 4. Calf Raises Eek. Three times per week is even better. So give some a try. Remember it takes 4 to 6 weeks for your body to become used to any new demands placed upon it. •le stretches. •You will become better able to raise your toes to avoid tripping. 9. Lunges •To strengthen your quadriceps and hips with leg toning exercises. •Improve your ability to get out of a chair and balance. •Help you with lifting chores around the house. 10. Straight Leg Raise •To increase your quadriceps and hip flexor strength with this leg workout. •To strengthen your abdominal muscles. •Allow you to advance your leg during walking with greater ease. 11. Partial Squats •Increase your hip flexibility, quadriceps strength and hip flexor strength. •Improve your ability to get up from a chair and walk. •Steady your body for better balance and safety. 12. Hip Extension •This exercise will help with strengthening the hip joint and muscles. •This will improve the ability to walk and propel yourself forward or up stairs. -Water is the best way to keep yourself Hydrated always carry a bottle of water and keep sipping on it at regular intervals - Add an extra cup of fluid to your diet by sipping on green tea or herbal tea it instantly makes you brisk - if you the gym daily make sure to have sports drink. They contain electrolytes and 6 to 8 percent carbohydrates - Avoid Alcohol in summer as it is extremely dehydrating. Substitute fluids like milk juices tea and coffee instead - it is the season of tender coconuts and watermelons - After each trip to the restroom refuel with a glass of water - one of the first sign of Dehydration is a dry mouth. Quick water breaks is a good way.
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I am 44 years old and I am suffering from backache from last 2 months when I get up in the morning. As soon as the day progress I feel normal. What should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 44 years old and I am suffering from backache from last 2 months when I get up in the morning. As soon as the da...
Kindly show me a photograph of the affected part. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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7 Way To Relieve Back Pain

Doctor of Osteopath, MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy), BPTh/BPT, MSc Osteopathy, Certification In Applied Manual Therapy, Certification From Bell Rogerouth & Harris / Upper and Lower Quadrant Dysfunction, Certified Dry Needling Practitioner, Certified Wheel Chair Trainer
Physiotherapist, Lucknow
7 Way To Relieve Back Pain

7 Way To Relieve Back Pain

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I am 24 years old and am having severe back bone ache and in shoulders too. I cant sleep well and eveb sit, it starts paining. What should I do?

Master Of Physiotheraphy
Physiotherapist, Ghaziabad
I am 24 years old and am having severe back bone ache and in shoulders too. I cant sleep well and eveb sit, it starts...
Do hot fomentation twice a day. Go to you nearest physiotherapist and take treatment i. E. Ift, us, swd for next few days. Followed by back strengthening exercises. Dont bend forward, sit straight with a proper support, sleep on a hard bed.
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