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Dr. Afra

Physiotherapist, Mumbai

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Afra is one of the best Physiotherapists in Santacruz West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Shraddha Nursing Home in Santacruz West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Afra on Lybrate.com.

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Dhiraj Res1st Floor C No 2, Daulat Nagar, Santacruz West,Landmark;Wing Resiidency, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Hi Sir, I am suffering from back pain sir for the last 6 months, how to reduce back pain and also which medicine have to use to reduce back pain sir.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hi Sir, I am suffering from back pain sir for the last 6 months, how to reduce back pain and also which medicine have...
posture correction must tk muscle relaxant medicine. do hot fermentation and stretching exercise if it work then OK otherwise physiotherapy treatment
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My mother has lower leg pain. Disease such as burning numbness tingling from few days. So what I should do for her?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
My mother has lower leg pain. Disease such as burning numbness tingling from few days. So what I should do for her?
Hi it can be sciatica. Learn spine mobility and strengthening exercise from physio. Do reply for private consultation and detailed treatment plan.
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Please tell me an instant remedy for lessening ankles and legs pain as they ache a lot even when I rest.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
Please tell me an instant remedy for lessening ankles and legs pain as they ache a lot even when I rest.
Once please contact in person with any homoeopath physician 2 stop all pain medecine imediatly or contact with me once only for taking case history in detailes it is necessary. Send the blood report for a so titration/ esr/ serm uric acid/ r a factor 3. Cimicifuga 200 one drop 8 hourly in a cup of water.
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My mom has pain in his both ankles. She has tried many medicines and consulted orthopedic docs. But she has no relief. What should we do ?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, Kindly follow advises given below 1.Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day 2.Can do Hot fomentation twice a day for 3 days I am giving to some common reasons for FOOT PAIN 1. generalized weakness 2. Anaemia 3. physical exertion 4. lack of protein in Diet 5. any infection present on leg or foot 6. muscle weakness 7 abrupt start/ stop of physical exercise 8. Vit D and Calcium Deficiency kindly go for X ray AP ans Lateral and consult physician for further management
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Hello doctor. I have pain in inside of my shoulder. It is for more than 5 months. I consulted many doctors but it couldn't got cured. Please suggest.?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Hello doctor. I have pain in inside of my shoulder. It is for more than 5 months. I consulted many doctors but it cou...
It might be of rotated cuff injury do consult neuro physiotherapisthave ift and laser therapy for 12 days followed by mobilisation exercises once pain subsides best wishes.
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My Mother often complains about knee pain and her hands. Could you guide me what could be the problem here or if I need to visit some doctor for face to face consultation.

Bachelor of physiotherapy, Masters in physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Zirakpur
My Mother often complains about knee pain and her hands.
Could you guide me what could be the problem here or if I ne...
Hello lybrate-user, Thank you for contacting me. Yes, you should visit a doctor for examination. X-ray report may clear the cause of pain. I hope this will help you.
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Hello, Now I got some more trouble as I m already in medication of PCOD. This time m facing something other problem. I have back many since one month ago. I advised by a doctor to do x-ray. My all reports are normal. But" Slight straightening of Lumbar curvature seen" this sentence making me cry. I have searched on net but I didn't got what it is? Perhaps something big problem. Help me doctors please. If there is some vital problem please suggest me what type of specialist should I gone through? help

MBBS
Sexologist, Panchkula
Hello,
Now I got some more trouble as I m already in medication of PCOD. This time m facing something other problem. ...
You need to worry. You have back pain problem. I advise you to do slow and deep breathing relaxation exercises in the morning for 30 times. Take proper balanced vegetarian diet. Take lots of water and fluids. Do stretching exercises for your back as it could be due to tightness of back muscles. Follow and give feedback.
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I am a 48 yr old male always suffering from terrible body ache especially on legs and back what should I do? suffered from slip disc 7 yrs ago. I drive bike daily 30 kms to work is this the reason? please advise.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. For your back pain: if you have localized back pain with no other symptoms like radiating leg pain, neurological symptoms like numbness, weakness, paresthesias etc, then you can start with following recommendations for initial period of 2-3 weeks: - to maintain proper posture of your back while working and sleeping - if pain is more then you can take a short course of an anti-inflammatory medication like tab etoshine or paracetamol or one which suits you - physical therapy initially under supervision of a trained physiotherapist and then to continue at home - adequate calcium & vitamin d intake if levels are low in body - ice packs can applied if your pain is acute, then hot fomentation can be done at home - analgesic spray for local application can be used and is easily available. - avoid lifting heavyweight/ acute forward bending in mornings etc we will observe you for next 2-3 weeks how you respond to this conservative management protocol. If you are not feeling better, then we will have to get some investigations like, dynamic x rays of lower back and few blood tests for evaluation. For legs pain: actually pain at calf/leg region can be due to many reasons, commonly it is muscular in nature but it can also be due to tendons, nerves, blood vessels etc. My advise to you for initial 2-3 weeks will be: - ice packs application intensively with elevation of your limbs at night - take a short course of anti-inflammatory medication as per your body's suitability - stop your physical activity till pain completely subsides - intensive physical therapy, training and proper muscle conditioning once pain has subsided - slow resumption of physical activities with proper pre activity warm up and stretching of muscles and short increments in duration of physical activity each day as per pain tolerance. - we will get some blood tests for you - serum vitamin d and serum potassium levels, esr and crp once you have all these reports then you can contact me as I can advise you for proper supplementation do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am suffering from leg pain daily during night can you suggest wat could be done sometime whole body pain.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering from leg pain daily during night can you suggest wat could be done sometime whole body pain.
Tiredness of muscle so tk muscle relaxant medicine and heat fermentation and do stretching exercise rest must otherwise physiotherapy treatment.
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I am suffering, from back pain, don't know what to do, my age is 22 only, sex Male, please help me out of this.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am suffering, from back pain, don't know what to do, my age is 22 only, sex Male, please help me out of this.
posture correction must. avoid toward bending do hot fermentation. do stretching exercises. otherwise physiotherapy treatment for few days
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