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I am suffering from left knee pain last one an half month (muscles pain) I am not aware about cause of pain almost one an half month before I was sleeping in ac room, one day morning I felt left knee pain. Generally I am on routine fast -morning walk last one year.
Sir I have pain in my neck, hand and shoulders. It came when I was bathing. It was like a" Nas (muscle) uttar Jana. Jhataka aana" It has done 2 more times before also. But this time it is not going and around 7 days has gone. I am doing hot water massage but no relief. Please tell me what is this. How can I overcome from this problem. Thanks
My thighs and feet are swollen for the last 6 months. I am 65 years of age and diabetic. The diabetes is not all that troublesome now But the inside of the knees pain and do not bend I am under allopathic treatment but results are slow.
Last 15 year weekly 3 times mastbrnting ,and watching adult movie regular interval .I am not married yet. Some body pain like leg, foot, knee joint ,hand joint pain city coming anything issues.
Dear sir when I was born my one leg palm was tilted after consulting the doctor they plaster my leg for 6 months which result was good but my one leg becomes thin compared to another one and there was a difference of length 1-2 inch in the infected leg. Sir please tell me can I overcome with this difference as now I have attain my age 18.
My mother had just eaten 1 tablet of paracetamol and having pain in her knee joints! A doctor had advised her to take etoshine 6 months earlier for joints pain. So should I give her etoshine or not? She also has osteoporosis but this time she also has 99 temperature!
I am 64 yrs male sugar patient. Now weakness inright side eye in out side and right side center finger is not folding like odother finger. What should I do?
I have red eyes few days after birth. And many few times two legs pain after play. why? Please help me.
My backpain is getting worse. Am 33 years old bank clerk. Computer job Last 5 years. Any medication or should I rely on yoga.
Whenever I walk half km, my legs started pain and after That swelling starts from the foot to the knee. So kindly give me the resolution for that.
Hello sir/madam, I have a backache since 3 to 4 months along with some neck spondilitis problem. I am govt. Official working as an accounts officer sitting in before my computer or laptops with fingure works in my office. Kindly suggest me what to do ?
I have a back pain in my shoulder and it's very paining to me and I want to cure myself but no medicine worked on me. Because last time I doing the play match and my shoulder is tackled with leather ball. And blood is falling. Please help me sir. I am very very very thankful for you.
I am 22 yrs old male. I have continuous pain in my right hand sometime. Can you pls tell me what maybe its reason.
Different methods to treat Disc problems
Hello friends, I am Dr Gaurav Khera. I am an orthopaedic surgeon, doing joint replacements and spine surgeries at the Access healthcare. Now today I will be talking about the lumbar degenerative disc disease. Now it sounds very big, but it is not as complicated as it sounds. It basically is what you people commonly know as a disc disease. So it is a fairly common problem that is seen in our population today. In fact about 30 or 40% of the patients who come to our OPD have lower back pains, some have other disc problems and very commonly seen after 40 years of age and this incidence gradually increases up to 60-70 years of age. The other ecological factors which are associated with this are, first of all smoking, secondly it is, mild to moderate trauma, thirdly its seen in people who lift heavy weights, fourth is obesity, especially central obesity, that is if you have a very heavy waistline.
Now what is Lumbar degenerative disc disease? Now, our spine is composed of multiple bones, which are starting from your neck and they come all the way down to your hip, divided into the cervical, dorsal, lumbar and sacral spine. And between these bones, there are these small pieces of discs, which act as cushions. When your body walks, these act as shock absorbers between your body’s bones. Now this discs, when these come out of their normal place, it gives or presses against the nerves which are passing through these areas and it causes pain. This is what happens in the disc disease. Basically, in the patient it will come as a lower back pain, and this pain will be travelling down to the hip, and it will also be coming down to the legs. Some people complain that as they walk, the pain increases.
They also complain of tingling numbness. They complain that sometimes their fingers or their toes are feeling numb. These are some of the very common symptoms which are being seen. Few people may have only lower back pain, and these are the people who do not have very significant disc disease. Now there are two main causes of the disc disease. First is an inflammatory reaction that occurs in the disc, and second is the micro motion instabilities that occur. Inflammatory reactions may occur as a result of some small traumas which may occur such as when you may injure your back. Such inflammatory reactions occur in the form of small swellings in the body. And micro motion instabilities are when the body ages, the disc which has an outer fibrous thick layer, that degenerates, and as it degenerates, the pulp which is there at the centre, of the discs, tends to degenerate. What I mean is it comes out of its normal space. And as it comes out of the normal place, it comes and tends to press on the nerves and these are the two most common causes.
All disc patients are not to be operated. When we get these patients, the first and foremost investigation that we do is a X-Ray. And if required, we go in for a MRI. Frankly MRI is the known standard to diagnose the disc disease. The findings of a MRI are always coordinated with the clinical findings. Once we have diagnosed that it is a disc problem, we have to establish that what the compression on the nerves is. If the nerve compression is a lot, and if we think that we cannot do anything other than surgery, then we take the patient for a surgery.
If not, we take the patient fro physiotherapy, lifestyle changes and few medications. These medications may carry on for few weeks to few months. And a lot of exercise has to be carried on regularly. Lifestyle changes such as weight loss, stoppage of smoking is very important. And if you can achieve this, then your problems are very easily solved. If you have any queries regarding your disc problems or back pains, then you can get in touch with me for the same.
You can reach me in my clinic, which is there in Indrapuri, by the name of Dr Khera’s Wellness Clinic or you can also contact me through Lybrate for the same. Thank You.