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Dr. Sonu Singh - Pain Management Specialist, Delhi

Dr. Sonu Singh

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Pain Management Specialist, Delhi

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A great number of people suffer from the negative effects of bad posture and yet do not change th...

A great number of people suffer from the negative effects of bad posture and yet do not change the factors of their lives which cause them the problem.Symptoms of postural dysfunction may include painful and visible symptoms.

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I am Dr. (Lt Col) Sonu Singh, a Rehabilitation & Pain Management Specialist (Physiatrist) in Dwarka Sector 7, Delhi. I have done MBBS, MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Injury Rehabilitation and Rheumatology. I am currently running my own clinical setup in Dwarka Sector 7, Delhi. In my clinic, i am dealing with a variety of cases having Sports Injuries, Rheumatological disorders, Pediatric musculoskeletal issues (Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Club Foot, Flat foot) and various neurological and muscular issues. I am routinely doing Interventional Pain Management, Botox, Phenol and Alcohol nerve blocks, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy, Ozone therapy and corrective casting at our center. Also i am doing routine diagnostic procedures like EMG, NCV and posture and gait assessment. I am least dependent on diagnostic procedures and medications.

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MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Sawai Man Singh Medical College Jaipur - 2007
Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology - John-Hopkins University U.K. - 2016
Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation - Hyderabad Institute of Sports Sciences - 2008
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MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - JLN Medical College - 2001
Certified Posture Specialist - National Posture Institute - 2018
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Indian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Indian Association of Palliative Medicine
Indian Association of Cerebral Palsy
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Pain Management Of Spasticity With Cerebral Palsy!

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Certified Posture Specialist
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Pain Management Of Spasticity With Cerebral Palsy!

Cerebral palsy is a neurologic condition that occurs in children, and is due to brain injury that develops before, during, or after childbirth. The condition presents with motor impairment, and therefore there is generalized physical and mental dysfunction. The brain continues to develop for the first two years of life, and so conditions like premature birth, asphyxia at birth, and postnatal meningitis and encephalitis.

The diagnosis could be trigged by the slow motor development, poor muscle tone, and delayed response of the baby. One of the main noticeable feature that becomes evident is the spasticity of the limbs. The child may not be able to voice it out, but pain is a significant disabling factor too. While doctors would advise that physical movement is required to keep the spasticity at bay, the pain keeps the child away from most activities. This further adds to the spasticity and worsening of the condition.

Pain control therefore assumes a significant role and the modes can range from physical therapy to pain killers to injections to surgery. The idea, in addition to pain control, is also to:

  1. Improve range of motion
  2. Improve motor response
  3. Promote good motor development
  4. Reduce and control contractures
  5. Improve overall lifestyle
  6. Improve muscle strength
  7. Improve exercise tolerance
  8. Reduce spasticity

Some of the non-medical ways to control pain are listed below.

Of course, pain killers and injections are always used when immediate relief is required. A structured physical therapy program that includes medications and exercise is the best way to manage cerebral palsy pain. Though initially difficult, over a period of time, it improves range of motion and improves joint movement.

  1. Acupuncture: Triggering specific points via needles is believed to stimulate the nerve endings and help in pain control
  2. Alternating ice and heat therapy: This is also believed to improve pain control, blood circulation, and muscle movement.
  3. Positioning in bed: A well-positioned child in bed may have less pain compared to another child who is not. Special equipment may be used also to keep the child in place, once the most comfortable situation is located.
  4. Muscle massage: The affected muscles need to be massaged repeatedly so that blood flow improves, joint movement is better, and pain is controlled.
  5. Botox is successfully used to pain control, as it paralyzes the specific muscles along with providing pain control.
  6. Medications are used regularly, which are mainly anticholinergic and anti-spastic medications. They reduce stiffness, control pain, and help in pain control too.
  7. Surgery is the last option and needs to be explored with the doctor.
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Hi, I have a problem of headache daily. I take at least one pain killer daily. Without pain killer I don't make relief in headache. Have a side effects of taking one pain killer daily?

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Certified Posture Specialist
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Hi, I have a problem of headache daily. I take at least one pain killer daily. Without pain killer I don't make relie...
Good Afternoon, it's always better to cure the problem instead of tolerating it. It is good to cure the cause and get early relief.
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My mother has migraine problem from more than 20 years. Her pain starts from lower back then to shoulder and then to arms and wrist and finally to one eye only. Although pain is not frequent but when pain occurs it is very extreme and sometimes vomiting also happens. She is currently taking vasograin tablet when she is in pain. She also has high blood pressure. Please prescribe me some better medicine which does not have serious side effect. She also has fatty liver grade 1 what to do for that. She is not so fat and her weight is 57 kg. Height 5 ft 4 inches.

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Certified Posture Specialist
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Good Evening, whatever you have described is not Migraine, that is basically "Myofascial Pain" that is troubling her and it generally didn't give much response to oral medications, this problem require proper pain management. Consult someone who will be able to get rid of her problem fast.
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Types Of Headache And Their Causes!

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Certified Posture Specialist
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Types Of Headache And Their Causes!

Headaches and migraines are one of the most common types of pains that patients can face. There are many types of headaches that may afflict people and there are a number of reasons that can be attributed as their cause.

Let's look at some of the types of headaches and their causes:
Facial headaches - This is an ache, which is usually centered on the face, the crown, and the forehead. In this headache, movements of the head and face may also cause problems.

  • Causes: The main cause for facial headaches tends to be sinusitis, a condition in which the cavities in the skull get blocked. Sinusitis may also happen due to a cold as this has often been accompanied by a runny nose as well.
  • Treatments: The best treatment for this issue would be to treat the underlying condition, i.e. the cold or the blockages. Using the prescribed variety of decongestants and inhalers can vastly improve the situation.


Migraines - This is an intense pain on one side of the head that can last for a few hours to a few days. Most of the pain is sometimes centered behind the eye, and many people report extreme sensitivity to light as well as sound. It can be debilitating to some people who suffer from a severe form of it.

  • Causes: Migraines are one of the most complicated problems to diagnose and there can be a variety of reasons for it. Triggers may include food or lack of it and also be caused by other underlying physiological reasons.
  • Treatments: Although there are certain painkillers, which are available, it is best to consult a doctor to know the root cause and thus, avoid the triggers or take appropriate medicines if necessary.


Tension Headaches - These headaches are induced by periods of stress, anxiety, anger and other mental distresses.

  • Causes: These headaches are a result of stress, which may result in the decrease of the blood flow to the brain due to the stiffening of the head and neck muscles.
  • Treatments: Over the counter drugs such as paracetamol or ibuprofen can help improve them, but it is better to consult a physician before undertaking self-medication.


Cluster Headaches - These are the most potent form of headaches that can be very painful. They usually originate as a piercing pain in the head with pressure on the eye and can even lead eye inflammation, and watery and droopy eyes.

  • Causes: Certain neural functions originating from the hypothalamus can cause this issue and this type of headache may be triggered by alcohol, smoking or other forms of strong smells.
  • Treatments: Generic painkillers may not be able to correct the issue quickly enough and this may require the administering of special injections or nasal sprays.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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7 Ways To Control Nerve Pain!

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Certified Posture Specialist
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
7 Ways To Control Nerve Pain!

How To Control Nerve Pain?

Nerve pain or peripheral neuropathy, as it is medically known, is characterized by pain, numbness and weakness that arise out of nerve damage. This pain is usually restricted to the feet and the hands.

What are the common causes?

Diabetes is the most common cause for this condition. However, other causes, such as injuries, infections and prolonged exposure to certain toxins can also trigger nerve pain.

How can you control nerve pain?

Nerve pain can be managed and taken care of at home taking into consideration the points that have been mentioned below:

  1. Topical Painkillers: Certain over the counter ointments and creams can help relieve nerve pain. These medications act as local anesthetics; that is they numb the area of the pain. Capsaicin, a derivative of chili peppers, is one of the major ingredients used in these medicines. Others use botanical oils as the major ingredients.

  2. Painkillers: There are painkillers available OTC which can curb nerve pain. However, painkillers such as ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen do not really work well for severe pain of the nerves.

  3. Supplements: The lack of Vitamin B12 is considered to be a very important cause, and at times, a catalyst for nerve pain. In a case such as this, Vitamin B12 supplements or injections might be administered. Although more research needs to go into this, but certain supplements, especially gamma-linolenic and alpha-lipoic acid can help soothe nerve pain caused by diabetes.

  4. Acupuncture: This time honored Chinese approach is a proven alleviator of nerve pain. Acupuncture releases chemicals which numb the pain, or prevent the pain signals from travelling to the brain.

  5. Physical Therapy and Massages: Physical Therapy can especially heal and strengthen weak muscles that can stem from acute nerve damage and pain. Though more evidence is needed, according to a few sufferers of this condition, massages can be helpful with the tremendously painful muscle spasms that can so often result from nerve pain.

  6. Relaxation Techniques: In combination with the above mentioned approaches, relaxation techniques can go a long way in relieving debilitating neural pain. Besides being helpful with dealing and reducing a few stress phases of life which can cause nerve pain, these techniques might actually root out the actual pain itself.

  7. Lifestyle Modifications: This one’s always a winner! Eating a well-balanced diet that guarantees all nutrients in uniform amounts can never go wrong. Regular exercises for about 30-45 minutes can remedy different types of pain; nerve pain being one of them. Try and limit alcohol intake (a peg once a week won’t harm one, but binge drinking can play the ultimate spoilsport and make all health plans go topsy-turvy!). Abstain from smoking or chewing tobacco as this is usually the primary contributor towards any medical condition or disorder.

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Body Pain Related To Posture

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Certified Posture Specialist
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A great number of people suffer from the negative effects of bad posture and yet do not change the factors of their lives which cause them the problem.Symptoms of postural dysfunction may include painful and visible symptoms.

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I am 22 years old male, I have been suffering from backache from 3 days and the pain is exactly in the middle of the back. What should I do.

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
I am 22 years old male, I have been suffering from backache from 3 days and the pain is exactly in the middle of the ...
Hi, Pain is only happening on movement means some dynamic structure has been involved. It must not be the disc, it must be some para-spinal muscle or some other supporting structure. Also recent onset pains are mostly because of para-spinal spasm only.
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Do spondylitis arthritis have a overall body pains. As I have consulted doctor he confirmed it but as I surfed net, I understood that this type of arthritis have some effects on arms and legs but I have almost all joint pains. I got rheumatoid arthritis test as negative. So what I have to confirm this arthritis as and how to be treated. Thanks in advance.

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Do spondylitis arthritis have a overall body pains. As I have consulted doctor he confirmed it but as I surfed net, I...
Hi, In most of the cases with joint pain and discomfort we started blaming our bones and other supporting structures. But, in most of these cases bones are never been involved. These types of generalized pains are because of poor posture induced nerve irritation of constant irritation of your nervous tissues. These types are falling into the category of "Myofascial Pain" and must be treated diligently.
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My motion is not clear mostly it take 2 -3 days .from 3 years and I have migraine also .I can't understand it is due to stomach problem or due to headache .Please clarify.

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Hi, gastric problem is commonly associated with headache and headache is also associated with gastric problem. So first consult some local physician who can diagnose your problem because without proper diagnosis nothing will work properly.
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I am suffering from headache from past 2 years with sharp pain usually one side involving eyes as well. I have consulted doctor and they prescribed me medicines n having the diagnosis of clinical migraine. Medicine work once I take them but I can not get rid of headache as it is every two days problem. Kindly help thanks.

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Diploma In Rheumatology, Post-Graduate Diploma In Sports Injury Rehabilitation, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Certified Posture Specialist
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
I am suffering from headache from past 2 years with sharp pain usually one side involving eyes as well. I have consul...
Most of the "Myofascial pains" are usually erroneously diagnosed as Migraine headache. In-fact 90% of headache has no connection to your head and brain. These are muscular trigger pain and need proper diagnosis and comprehensive management.
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