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Spinal Surgery Disorders
Treatment of Neurological Problems
Treatment of Knee replacement
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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Hi doctors, We are a group of friends plays cricket on weekend only to keep ourself fit. After playing max of us complaining pain in legs under knees only. Some of us started to have a dose of calcirol sachet weekly. It helps a bit. Age of members are about 36 to 40. Pls suggest.
Sit I am suffering from back pain for last 1 month and a when I take some pain killer it stop for few minutes but still the problem is same what should I do please suggest.
I am asking the query of my mother her age is 55 years and she has pain In right hand shoulder from one month nothing injury in or any other in hand when she work she had pain in shoulder please suggest me what should I do for mother.
I have pain in my left side from my head, neck,and my knee from 1 year. Is there any solution pleas took me.
Hey doc I am having pain in my right shoulder. It's like a restricted movement . It occurs mainly during swimming, bowling (cricket) and gymming (while doing chin-ups) . Exercises would do the help or I need proper medication ? Suggest some exercises . Thank you .
I am 25 years old and I get backache more what should I do to get it cure permanently and my breast size 8s very small. What should I do to increase its size?
I am having back pain since long time, in the middle part of my backbone. In x-ray doctor found no injuries and as well no other problems, my weight is 70 and height is 5" 6" feet. Doctor said lose some weight. But after losing 5 kg I didn't found any difference in my back pain. When I sit for too long I feel little pain as well when I sleep in position my chest facing downward I feel instant pain in my back. Also I walk very less Please tell me exercise and diet and whatever I can do to get rid of it because I need to sit on computer most of the time for my work.
Most of us may not be aware, but the knee is the largest joint in the human body and contributes the maximum to a person’s physical movement from one place to another. The knees play a significant role in a variety of movements including squatting, supporting the weight, running, kneeling, sitting, etc.
Whether it is a severe accident, osteoarthritis that set in with age, or other reasons, the result could be stiff, painful knees. The first line of treatment would be exercise, physiotherapy, and medications. However, if these do not work, then surgical treatment is the choice. Though usually it is reserved for people over the age of 50, there could be exceptions.
Given the number of functions it is involved in, when a serious procedure like knee replacement is being considered, the pain that the person would go through and the recovery time are two important parameters to address. It is best that the patient has a detailed discussion with the doctor and gets all doubts clarified. This will help both the patient and the doctor have realistic and practical expectations about what to expect after the surgery.
So, when pain and stiffness make knee replacement inevitable, prepare for it. The following sequence outlines what happens right from surgery to recovery.
Under general anesthesia, the damaged portion of the knee is removed, and a prosthesis (metal or plastic) is used to replace the removed portion.
Hospital stay can range from 3 to 5 days.
In about a month, the patient will have remarkable recovery, with almost no pain.
Though not advisable, most patients would be able to stand and do basic movement on the day of surgery.
Begin walking with the support of parallel bars and continue using cane/walker/crutches for the first few days to avoid overload on the knees.
With proper support, walking is possible in 3 to 5 days. Continue using a cane for the next few weeks to strengthen the knee.
Schedule a postoperative visit in the 4th to 6th week after surgery.
Draw up an exercise routine with your physiotherapist.
Ice pack can be applied to control swelling.
Driving should be possible, once you are off pain medications, as these can make you drowsy.
Blood clot in the surgical site causing a bruise will disappear in a couple of weeks.
Knee replacement is almost magical as in the long run (10 years postoperatively), there is a good 98% chances of success.
Having said this, it is important to remember each person responds differently to the procedure and therefore treatment/rehabilitation is completely personalized.
In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!