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Spinal Surgery Disorders
Treatment of Neurological Problems
Treatment of Nerve And Muscle Disorders
Treatment of Hip Disorders
Neuro Physiotherapy Treatment
Treatment of Knee Injury
Pregnancy Exercise Therapy
Treatment of Sports Injuries
Treatment of Splinting
Treatment of Spondylosis
Arthritis And Pain Management Treatment
Heat Therapy Treatment
Post Pregnancy Classes
Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Treatment of Shin Splints
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Aaj mera right hand & leg thoda bhari lag rha means I am not feeling comfortable what should I do in this situation?
I am only 28 but my right knee is giving me so much pain. Is a knee problem or some thing else. It is very difficult to even walk. What can I do doc?
Is there anything I can do on my own to feel better? — yes. Things you can try include:
●riding a stationary bike for a few minutes before bed – if you normally get little exercise, this might help.
●doing stretching exercises
●wearing shoes with firm support, especially at the back of your foot around your heel
●keeping bed covers loose at the foot of your bed and not tucked in
●drinking plenty of water, especially if you take diuretics. (do this only if your doctor or nurse has not told you to limit the amount of water you drink.)
●limiting the amount of alcohol and caffeine you drink
●staying cool when you exercise, and not exercising in very hot weather or hot rooms
If you get a cramp, slowly stretch the cramped muscle. To prevent more cramps, you can try:
●walking around or jiggling your leg or foot
●lying down with your legs and feet up
●taking a hot shower with water spraying on the cramp for 5 minutes, or taking a warm bath
●rubbing the cramp with ice wrapped in a towel
Should I see a doctor or nurse? — see a doctor or nurse if:
●you wake up several times a night with leg cramps
●your cramps keep you from getting enough sleep
●your cramps are very painful
●you have cramps in other parts of your body, such as your upper back or belly
Are there tests I should have? — probably not. Your doctor or nurse will talk with you about your symptoms and do an exam to find out what could be causing your nighttime leg cramps. Depending on your symptoms and exam, you might also need some blood tests.
How are nighttime leg cramps treated? — treatment is different for everyone. Most people have to try a few different things before they find a treatment that helps them.
Treatment options include:
●making lifestyle changes – for example, exercising differently, doing stretching exercises, wearing shoes with good support, or drinking enough fluids
●taking supplements – supplements are pills, capsules, liquids, or tablets with minerals or vitamins your body needs. Tell your doctor or nurse about any minerals, vitamins, or herbal medicines you already take.
●stopping any medicines you take that could cause cramps. But do not stop taking any medicine unless your doctor or nurse says it is ok.
●medicines - taking prescription medicines that improve sleep, relax muscles, calm overactive nerves, or help in other ways. Doctors and nurses prescribe medicines for nocturnal leg cramps only when other types of treatment do not work.
What if my child gets nocturnal leg cramps? — nocturnal leg cramps are common in children. Talk to your child's doctor or nurse if your child:
●has leg cramps often
●cannot sleep well because of leg cramps
Nocturnal leg cramps can run in families. Tell your doctor or nurse if someone else in your family also has nocturnal leg cramps.
What are nocturnal (nighttime) leg cramps? — nighttime leg cramps cause pain and sudden muscle tightness in the legs, feet, or both. The cramps can wake you up from sleep. They can last for many minutes or just a few seconds.
Nighttime leg cramps are common in both adults and children. But as people get older, they are more likely to get them. About half of people older than 50 get nighttime leg cramps.
What causes nighttime leg cramps? — most nighttime leg cramps do not have a cause that doctors can find. When doctors do find causes, the causes can include:
●having a leg or foot structure that is different from normal – for example, having flat feet or a knee that bends in the wrong direction
●sitting in an awkward position or sitting too long in one position
●standing or walking a lot on concrete floors
●changes in your body's fluid balance
this can happen if you:
•take medicines called diuretics (also called" water pills")
•are on dialysis (a kind of treatment for kidney disease)
•sweat too much
●having certain conditions – for example, parkinson disease, diabetes, or low thyroid
●being pregnant – some pregnant women do not have enough of the mineral magnesium in their blood. This can cause leg cramps.
●taking certain medicines