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Dr. Vandana Kochhar is one of the best Physiotherapists in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. You can visit her at Dr. V Kochhar Physiotherapy Clinic in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vandana Kochhar on Lybrate.com.

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Does Your Back Hurt? What Can Be The Reason Behind It?

MD-Anesthesiology, MBBS , F.I.PM, Fellow in Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Pain Management Specialist, Ahmedabad
Does Your Back Hurt? What Can Be The Reason Behind It?

Most of us, experience back pain due to incorrect posture or longer duration of sitting.

Sometimes you may experience back pain because of exertion - you spent the entire day doing the same kind of job or maybe you bent in a wrong manner while picking up your child. However, the actual cause of your spinal agony may not be very clear, but it pays to be aware of the possible reasons that can cause backache. It is good to consult a doctor if your back pain is consistent and recurrent.

Here are few of the causes:

1. The position of your pelvis

The pelvis consists of three bones that can shift depending on which muscles become weak or stiff. This brings about a pull in the muscle of the lower back, resulting in severe strain to this area. You should consult a physiotherapist for suggestions regarding the best exercises for strengthening your pelvic area.

2. Weak abdominal muscles

A cause of your back pain can be weak stomach muscles. Abdominal muscles play an important role in balancing out the constant bending that your back muscles perform. When you've weak abdominal muscles, your spine is not able to maintain proper balance, resulting in severe stress on the spinal column.

3. Disc injuries

Located between the bones of your spine, discs perform the function of a shock absorber. Physical injury to these padded cushions can cause them to break open, leading to a condition known as herniated disc. This can then bring about pain in the back area.

Few precautions that can be taken for a hurting back. Despite the causes, there are certain precautions that you can take, which are:

  • Avoid sitting in a bad posture, that is, keep your back straight as much as you can. Pull and stretch your body in continual intervals to keep it relaxed.
  • Consult the right physician instead of doing exercise that can aggravate your pain.
  • Take a break from work and go for short walks, every couple of hours. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Pain Management Specialist.
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Mammi ke per bahut dard kar rhe h mene ultracet tablet di but no effect. Pls help me soon.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
Mammi ke per bahut dard kar rhe h mene ultracet tablet di but no effect. Pls help me soon.
You should take acupressure therapy and take biochemic mag phos 200x +nat mur 200x 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 days and consult private online.
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I am 30 year old male I have backache from 3 months and I checkup doctor and take medicines but till now my backache not fixed what I do now please help me as soon as possible.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 30 year old male I have backache from 3 months and I checkup doctor and take medicines but till now my backache ...
Posture correction sit straight keep leg raise do stretching exercise of spine and legs avoid medicine and do hot fermentation and rest avoid long sitting and toward bending. If it work then ok other wise physiotherapy treatment must.
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I am 40 years of Age Suffering from Severe Hand Fingers Pain. Regularly Drive longer distance i. E. 48 KM per day. Please suggest me proper medication to cure finger pains.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I am 40 years of Age Suffering from Severe Hand Fingers Pain. Regularly Drive longer distance i. E. 48 KM per day. Pl...
Hi apply cold water foementation thrice a day for 5 days. If still you don't get relief consult physiotherapist for wax bath and joint mobilization.
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For e. G. I am a 25yr old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do? ffjjgghjuygg.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
For e. G. I am a 25yr old male and have backache for last 2 months. What should I do? ffjjgghjuygg.
U dont sitting mostly & counting when you work & long time sitting then you half n hour little break then do your work, you use hot pack in back & do rest some days.
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I have back pain from last 3 days. Even can't sleep due to this problem please suggest me what to do.

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I have back pain from last 3 days. Even can't sleep due to this problem please suggest me what to do.
Here are some tips for how to handle your back pain: -while sleeping, try lying in a curled-up, fetal position with a pillow between your legs. If you usually sleep on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees to relieve pressure. -find a mattress with back support. A good mattress should provide support for the natural curves and alignment of the spine. Medium-firm mattresses usually provide more back pain relief than firm mattresses. -do not perform activities that involve heavy lifting or twisting of your back -avoid bending forward and sitting in a place for long time -stretching and strengthening exercises are important. -a physiotherapist can tell you when to begin stretching and strengthening exercises and how to do them. Best wishes.
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My hands get little bit twist by tide I have little bit of pain in twisting hand. What to do?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
My hands get little bit twist by tide I have little bit of pain in twisting hand. What to do?
Hi do strengthening exercise of elbow and wrist joint. Dont lift heavy weights. Do reply for detailed treatment plan. Best wishes.
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Which Food I should I restrict Or consume, to gain muscle and nerve strength. I suffer from spondlythosis and cervical, I sometimes have swallowing problem (due to GERD operation done) but because of nerve and muscles weakness these problems are there. If so what can be remedy.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Do have proper balanced diet with all nutrients expecially proteins for muscle strength along with strengthening exercises from neuro physiotherapist best wishes.
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Anti Age your Muscles: 5 Daily Habits That Keep You Looking Young, Strong, and Firm

MD - Skin,VD & Lepxsy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Rewari
Anti Age your Muscles: 5 Daily Habits That Keep You Looking Young, Strong, and Firm

As children we wait to grow up and have a strong body as endorsed by our favorite movie stars, athlete, close friends and family members. We all strongly believe that a good physique is a great ways to attract people. What we often fail to recognize is that reaping a healthy body and a good physique requires small daily inputs. There are small things which most of us can do to help our muscles remain young and strong. Read on to know more about some magical ways to look youthful.

  1. Lift those Weights: While most think of cardio workouts, not everybody turns to the weights (learn more to maintain the healthy weight). Weights are one of the best ways to maintain muscle mass. Include it as a part of your routine, do it often, and gradually increase the frequency and the weights to cover all body parts including arms, back, shoulders, chest and legs.
  2. Eat more protein: A protein-rich diet reduces the risk of muscle loss. While most people tend to just move to an all-protein diet, that is not the best way. For 1 kg of your weight, add 1.5 g of protein in your diet. For muscle building, you need about double what a normal person would need, which is about 0.8 g per kg. As a safe practice, check with your trainer and dietitian to arrive at a diet that would suit your requirements (Read more about Importance of Protein)
  3. Plan your meals: As your body needs all essential ingredients, plan your meal to ensure it covers all nutrients. From a muscle building point of view, ensure the required amount of protein is packed in all the 3 meals. It is good to spread out the protein intake through your meals rather than have one protein-loaded meal in a day.
  4. Pomegranates: These so called 'wonder fruits' contain a molecule which reduces the effects of ageing in the muscles. There are even pomegranate extracts which are believed to provide the same benefits, so the season is not a problem.
  5. Get some sun: While it is definitely not advisable to sun bath daily, getting a good amount of sun on a daily basis is very good for both the mind and the body. Sunlight, which is the main source of vitamin D, can reduce muscle weakness. It is also essential for calcium absorption, which is essential for muscle and bone health. Reduced amounts of vitamin D have been shown to lead to muscle wasting. A good idea is to walk or run out in the sun instead of in the gym. You get the benefits of both the sun and the workout, leaving you rejuvenated.

Try these simple tricks and see your muscle take time to lose their firmness and strength.

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I am having low back ache since April 2015. I have got the MRI done and the diagnosis is Disc bulge. I got treatment for 5 months of Lyrica 75 mg, calcium, D3 and nurokind gold. I became quite o.k but lately I am having severe burning in my legs. I can not stand for more than 5 mins. My legs pain a lot. I can not walk properly if I sit on floor. Kindly suggest some medicines. If I do exercises it aggravates.

FIPM, DNB, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Gurgaon
I am having low back ache since April 2015. I have got the MRI done and the diagnosis is Disc bulge. I got treatment ...
Madam you are having radiculopathy associated to your posterior herniated disc. If the condition is not improving with medication you might need further help as with injections at spine or surgery for removing the herniated disc which can be decided on the basis of your examination and Mri scans. It is better to avoid exercises in acute painful stage. Hot bag and local gel application will provide you relief. Thanks take care.
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Sir my left leg ankle is not moving up and down and my ankle is also sprain. It is from last 3 month, sir please let me tell what can I do for this.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Sir my left leg ankle is not moving up and down and my ankle is also sprain. It is from last 3 month, sir please let ...
Sports Taping. Contrast bath---It is a form of treatment where a limb or the entire body is immersed in warm water followed by the immediate immersion of the limb or body in ice water. This procedure is repeated several times, alternating hot and cold. Note that the treatment should always end in the ice water, as heat will induce the body's inflammatory response, while cold helps to decrease inflammation.
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Dr. My son aged 24 yr. Old having pain in right feet. Digonesd slightly high uric acid. He has pinching pain.(No injuries. Pl suggest some medicine.

Occupational Therapy (OT)
Occupational Therapist, Jaipur
Dr. My son aged 24 yr. Old having pain in right feet. Digonesd slightly high uric acid. He has pinching pain.(No inju...
Take medication with consultant Orthopaedicas, avoid rich protein diet like daal, Chana, non veg etc. then after 2-3 months again check. For pain do warm foamentation/ ice pack which suits.
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I am feeling burning sensation in my feet while sleeping at night. Please advise.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I am feeling burning sensation in my feet while sleeping at night. Please advise.
Hi change your sleeping position. Keep pillow under knee while sleeping on your back. And keep pillow between knee while sleeping in sidelying position.
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I work daily in computer. I am getting back pain nowadays. What are the precautions/remedies that I should take now?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I work daily in computer. I am getting back pain nowadays. What are the precautions/remedies that I should take now?
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. For emergency treatment contact your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again. Why not discuss with me in a video conference? (facility provided by lybrate. Com)
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I was suffering pain from 2 days on both sides of testis and even I can't walk properly with that pain.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I was suffering pain from 2 days on both sides of testis and even I can't walk properly with that pain.
Over masturbation depletes the body of necessary neurochemicals, which help power the sex drive and keep the body in a balanced state. Men who masturbate in excess see a depletion in blood flow and an increase of the inflammatory responses. When the testicles experience a reduction in blood flow along with inflammatory signals, pain can ensue. Men who over masturbate see a decrease in testicular circulation and an increase in stagnation that leads to pain and testicle soreness. Meanwhile the testicles experience an increase in testicular interstitial tissue edema that creates groin pain.
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I am 64 years old suffering from middle and upper back pain what stiffness in neck for the last two years. Lost 15kg weight in 2 years due to vigorous gym routine. Test shows degeneration etc.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 64 years old suffering from middle and upper back pain what stiffness in neck for the last two years.  Lost 15kg...
I will suggest you to take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months and we have to check your vital parameters of the body
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Three Tips to Reduce Back Pain as You Grow Older

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PGDHHM, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Three Tips to Reduce Back Pain as You Grow Older

Three Tips to Reduce Back Pain as You Grow Older

Tip 1-Right Nutrition

  • Right nutrition is an essential requirement for back pain. Nutrition is provided by sufficient nutrient which gives strengthen to our musculoskeletal system of the body. Nutrient which provides sufficient nutrition are:-


Tip 2. Regular Exercise for Back

  • Extra weight means extra stress on your body , which lead to back pain .for those that carry weight in the belly region, the strain on the back only increases. Find an eating plan that works for you, and get your BMI under control. As we can see today,most of our activities are sedentary which does not strengthen up our back muscles rather they weaken them. It is even more necessary to exercise regularly. But make sure to try it with the guidance of an expert. (Either a PT or Yoga therapist.
  • Regular exercise builds up the strength of our musculature, mobilises and lubricates our joints and improves the flexibility the most required.
  • Not just that even the nourishment to our musculoskeletal system improves with an improved blood circulation.
  • The different activities which help our spine and back to strengthen can be - yogic asanas, sun-salutations (for those who can), swimming, cycling and walking.

Tip 3. Right Posture

  • As all of us know that we spend lots of time through the day sitting for most of the activities.so it is apparent that your back takes the burden of sitting most of the time. If a right posture is maintained, it can prevent of our back problems.
  • Make sure to let your spine take its natural curvature while sitting. you need to keep in mind proper spine alignment not just when watching TV or sitting at your desk at work. The position you sleep in can go in a wrong way keeping back pain occur. the best position is on your side in a relaxed fetal position with your knee bent .place a pillow between your legs, so that as you sleep, the top leg does not slide forward, causing a twist in your lower back .consider also using a small pillow under your neck, so that your spine stay in alignment as much as possible.
  • Remember to focus on your small daily movements, such as how you pick up objects (always bend at the knees)how you carry your purse or backpack(make sure it's not too heavy and wear your backpack on both shoulders), invest in a new mattress or/and pillow that are firm and prevent your spine to curve, and add some gentle stretching to your morning routine
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Hip Pain - 3 Exercises That Can Help You!

BPTh/BPT, Fellowship in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (FOR), MBA (Healthcare)
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Hip Pain - 3 Exercises That Can Help You!

Hip pain is a very common condition that might have a variety of causes. To determine the underlying cause, it is very important to find out the exact spot of the hip pain. Any problem of the hip joint can also result in pain on the groin or the inner portion of the hip. In some cases, conditions in other parts of the body such as the lower back can also result in hip pain, this is known as referred pain.

Symptoms
Based on the underlying condition, pain in the groin, thigh and the buttocks will be the commonly observed symptoms. Pain in the groin or the back can also spread to the hip. Performing any activity can worsen the hip pain, especially if the cause is arthritis. Persistent hip pain may also cause you to develop a limp.

Here are some exercises to relieve hip pain:

  1. Bridge: The bridge is one of the best exercises to strengthen the hips and the lower back. You start the procedure by lying on your back and then lifting the hips off the floor. Hold the position till you take in a few breaths and then relax.
  2. Cat cow: The cat cow is one of the best exercises to relieve hip and lower back pain. Get down on all fours and then keep a neutral pose. Slowly push your upper back to the ceiling and hold it for two breaths. Next, bend your spine like a cow with the neck and the buttocks pushed upward and hold for another two breaths.
  3. Plank: Plank is known as the king of core strengthening exercises and with good reason. Doing a plank activates all the core muscles of the body, including muscles of the shoulder, back and the legs. Start in a push up position and then slowly lower your forearms to the ground and hold the position. Remember to keep your tummy tucked in tight and stretch the legs backward. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Physiotherapist.
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I have developed severe neck pain radiating to right shoulder till right wrist joints. Its hammering pain. Cannot sleep or stand for long time.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have developed severe neck pain radiating to right shoulder till right wrist joints. Its hammering pain. Cannot sle...
X-Ray must . cs confirmation. do physiotherapy treatment till relief and do stretching and isometric exercise must for u. avoid heavy weight and strain full activity
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