M.B.B.S., MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma in Orthopaedics, Fellowships in Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine, Fellowship in arthroscopy & sports medicine (DOA Fellow), Fellowship in Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine, FICS(USA), Diploma in Football Medicine (FIFA)
Orthopedic Doctor, Delhi
Hello Mr. lybrate-user
sazo is a disease modifying drug whereas retoz is an anti inflammatory medicine used for your condition.
These medicines are not steroids.
Keep your immunity high by a balanced diet, adequate sleep/rest and reduce exposure to crowds to prevent risk of covid 19.
I would like to know more about the status of your joints/muscles/bones as far as ankylosing spondylitis is concerned. Feel free to consult me for a detailed consutation.
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily.
Avoid bending in front.
Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall.
Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana -- Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily.
A prescribed physical therapy program of stretching, strengthening and low impact aerobic conditioning is usually a part of most sacroiliitis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction treatment regimens. The therapy may be done by a physical therapist, chiropractor or other appropriately trained health specialist.
If you have any neuro problem like numbness, weakness or itinerary better to do surgery.
If only pain is there you can undergo a course of physio including traction and heat modalities
medications are ok but please add vitamin b12 also.
MS- Orthopaedics, Mch- Ortho, Fellowship in Joint Replacement
You may have urine infection, or some other kind, report you have get done are not enough to come to knee what exactly causing this you need few more other reports like s. Ua, urine reports, crp, x ray of knee.
She is 67 and having knee pain for last 7 years. Definitely her knees are in advanced stage of osteoarthritis. See an orthopedic consultant near u, and if advised for knee replacement go for it. As quality of life will improve after surgery.
Orthopedic spine surgeon like is the best judge for your spine condition. But the surgical decision has to be always patients. If there is 60% improvement in symptoms, you should try a selective nerve root block and start physiotherapy in the form of back exercise and core strengthening. you can always choose surgery at a later date if you cannot tolerate the symptoms.