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Dr. Ashit Rao

Orthopedist, Mumbai

1000 at clinic
Dr. Ashit Rao Orthopedist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Ashit Rao is an experienced Orthopedist in Chembur East, Mumbai. You can visit him at Das Hospital in Chembur East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ashit Rao on Lybrate.com.

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What to Know About Plantar Fasciitis

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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There are many conditions that can affect the foot. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The plantar belt is the level band of tissue (tendon) that can give your heel unresolved issue toes. It can form curves on your foot. In the event that you strain your plantar belt, it gets powerless, swollen, and chafed (excited). Mobility also becomes an issue in such cases. At this point, your heel or the base of your foot will hurt when you try to stand or walk.

Plantar fasciitis is commonly found in middle aged people. It also affects elderly individuals who are constantly on their feet. It is known to affect people who are into sports or even those in the defense forces. It can happen in one foot or both feet.

Causes: Rehashed strain can cause the tendon to tear. These can prompt agony and swelling. This will probably happen if the following conditions are met:

Your feet roll inward excessively when you walk (too much pronation)
You have high curves or level feet
You walk, stand, or keep running for drawn out stretches of time, particularly on hard surfaces
You are overweight
You wear shoes that don't fit well
You have tight Achilles tendons or calf muscles

Symptoms: A vast majority of patients with plantar fasciitis experience pain when they begin to move about after getting out of bed or sitting for a while. You may have less stability and experience pain after you take a couple strides. The motion also begins to sting the feet.

Treatment: There are numerous things you can try to improve your foot:

Avoid walking or running on hard surfaces.
To lessen the pain and swelling, you can try applying ice on your heel. You can also take an over-the-counter pain reliever like Ibuprofen, (for example, Advil or Motrin) or naproxen, (for example, Aleve).
Do toe stretching exercises and calf and towel extensions a few times a day, particularly when you wake up in the morning. (To perform towel extensions, you have to pull on both closures of a moved towel that you put under the bundle of your foot.)
Get another pair of shoes. Pick shoes with great curve support and a padded sole. Additionally, you can wear heel glasses or shoe embeds (orthotics). Use them in both shoes even if only one foot is affected.
Plantar fasciitis is caused by wounds that have happened after some time. With treatment, you will have less agony in a couple of weeks. The recovery period could also range from a couple of months to a year.
What to Know About Plantar Fasciitis

My grandma age is around 65. She is diabetes patient. Sudden she has knee pain. And that is continues. My grandfather has same problem also. Can you please suggest any massager or ointment that they can use daily. Please.

Fellowship Joint Replacement, DNB (Ortho), D.ORTHO, MBBS, PGCRAM
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My grandma age is around 65. She is diabetes patient. Sudden she has knee pain. And that is continues. My grandfather...
you can use volitra gel for local application ,, but you need to use some specific medicines for the knee to stop the pain and degeneration

I am 24 years old when am used to write continually for 2 to 5 hours my right shoulder is very painful I won't use any medicine what should I have to do now?

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I am 24 years old when am used to write continually for 2 to 5 hours my right shoulder is very painful I won't use an...
You should take acupressure therapy and take biochemic kali phos 12x + nat mur 12x. 4 tab each thrice a day wirh warm water and take it 5 days

I have been suffering from triggered thumb for last 4 months applied ultra sound waves for 4 weeks, no change, difficult movement cum bending of thumbs that already have become stiff. Suggest treatment.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
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Have you taken any medication? you may do a massage and some exercises if it is not working you may have to go in for steriod injections for further queries consult privately to have a detailed discussion to solve your problem you may need to do some exercises.

My mother is 54 years old. Since a few months she is experiencing acute pain that radiates from her left side neck until her head. Its getting worser everyday. She can't turn her head to her sides. Please advise a cure.

cc USG, MBBS
General Physician
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Hello, Kindly follow advises given below 1.Avoid using computers continuously, take rest for 5 min after working for half an hour 2. In pain free interval do neck exercise (kindly learn exercise by registered Trainer) 3. you can use thin pillow while sleeping so that normal posture of neck can be maintained 4.Maintain proper posture of body while watching TV/ studying Kindly go for cervical X ray AP and lateral and review with reports Consult Physician for Further Management

For last 6 months my wife getting severe back pain, don't know what is the reason?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
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For last 6 months my wife getting severe back pain, don't know what is the reason?
DO take IFT and Laser Therapy for 12 days followed by Strengthening Exercises from Neuro Physiotherapist Best Wishes

During periods I am facing problem with stomach and back pain severely on first day. Will this cause any problem after marriage and during pregnancy time. Please clarify my doubt.

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Ayurveda
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During periods I am facing problem with stomach and back pain severely on first day. Will this cause any problem afte...
Dear, stomach pain occurs during periods is due to contraction of muscles of uterus. This will not cause any problem after marriage and during pregnancy. For take relief follow these methods: * take i/3 rd piece of ginger boil it in one glass of water, when half glass water remain then take it with one teaspoon of ajwayin. * use warm water bottle put it on your stomach area with wrap in the towel. * take rest properly do not do hard work. Do not do running and jogging before 7days from periods coming date. * do massage with lukewarm mustard oil around area below stomach and back.

I am now 73 years and 7 months old. And suffering from severe Knee joint pain (Osteo Arthritis). I am unwilling to undergo knee replacement. Please suggest me for any other treatment other than surgery. I am confined to home as I am not able to walk due to severe severe pain on my left knee joint.

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I am now 73 years and 7 months old. And suffering from severe Knee joint pain (Osteo Arthritis). I am unwilling to un...
If you are not willing for tkr then you can try synovial fluid injections or arthroscopic debridement n washout of knee

There's always swelling in my hand and leg, for sometimes the swelling disappear still it's be continuously.

MBBS
General Physician
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There's always swelling in my hand and leg, for sometimes the swelling disappear still it's be continuously.
Kindly get your blood tested for cbc fbs ppbs creatine uric acid and revert back to us with reports for your swelling problem.

My mother is 71 years having bp now doctors are advising for knee replacement. Please advise for alternative. Will cold larser teartment resolve this. Looking forward for your early response.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
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Not all patients of joint pain need surgery. Most of them can be managed without joint replacement. Physiotherapy along with medicines helps rule out diabetes, vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with a soft bedding on it. Any way take caldikind plus (mankind)1tab odx10days paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days do knee exercises. Gradually develop your walking & standing stamina. It may have to be further investigated make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take.

My left ankle had a leg sprain last week, so what you suggest for me like x Ray or what treatment I get.

PGD IN MEDICAL LAWS ÐICS, DHA, PGC IN FAMILY WELFARE &HEALTH MANAGEMENT, MBBS
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My left ankle had a leg sprain last week, so what you suggest for me like x Ray or what treatment I get.
1.Hot saline bath twice daily. 26inches crepe bandage 3.HifenacD 2 tab twice daily after food for 3 days. ,4.Cyra D ,1 tab before food twice daily for 3 days

How to cope with pain & stiffness in multiple joints in a 70+ woman?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist
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Rule out diabetes. Paracetamol 250 mg TDS should help.Further dose can be adjusted according to response.

While playing squash, my biceps pain quite a bit. I would assume it's an indication of weak muscles. Looking for advice.

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While playing squash, my biceps pain quite a bit. I would assume it's an indication of weak muscles. Looking for advice.
Hello, Is there any history of injury or hurt to the area? Any underlying medical condition? Medication: Meantime, take homoeopathic medicines - Arnica 200 and Rhus Tox. 200 - take both of them thrice daily for 1 week. Also, apply Schwabe's Topi-Arnica and Topi MP Gel on the affected area in circular motions gently thrice a day. And wrap crepe bandage over it. Get back to me thereafter.

I am having pain in heels from past several months. Off late it has increased and I am finding difficulty in walking. The pain is now coming to the knees and then to the spine. Please let me know possible reason for the same.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
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I am having pain in heels from past several months. Off late it has increased and I am finding difficulty in walking....
Dear lybrate user the cause of the pain may be excess use of cold, dry and low quality foods which is opposite your body constitution. Indulgence of excess sexual intercourse, excess travelling, doing over work like exercises or sport activities, malnourishment of joints and bones, mental disturbances like worries, depression, anxiety, metabolic disorders, any physical injury, keeping hungry for long time and supressng natural urges for long time can lead and increase the pain. So avoid above causes and you can get relief to a greater extent by ayurvedic treatment.

My leg hand is paining since some year what I should do?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist
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Kindly show me a photograph & digital x rays of affected part. Rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation. Ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days. Bio d3 max 1tab od x10. Do neck, back & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. You will need other supportive medicines also. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. Do reply back for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.

I am 50 years old suffering from lower back pain/ slip disc since April 2015. The physiotherapist has advised me bed rest when the pain appears. Please advise.

BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
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I am 50 years old suffering from lower back pain/ slip disc since April 2015. The physiotherapist has advised me bed ...
Hello lybrate user back pain due to acute disc prolapse is hazardous. No doubt continuous pain or repetitive low back pain &buttock pain can be relieved by rest. Because intradiscal pressure becomes low when patient is in lying position, pressure increases three times during standing and eleven times during sitting. Suggesting bed rest for acute low back pain is correct decision. Bedrest should not more than two weeks, bed rest on a firm mattress gives better pain relief. One thing remember that too long bed rest may lead to medical complications like bedsores, renal stones, respiratory problems, muscle atrophy, etc. Especially in old age patients. Bed rest combined with thermotherapy is still more effective.

I m 21 male I m getting cracking sound in my leg, please help me, and in every joints too.

BHMS
Homeopath
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I m 21 male I m getting cracking sound in my leg, please help me, and in every joints too.
Hi, take Five phos 6x, 5 tabs twice daily. Take Cal. phos, 5 tabs thrice daily. Revert me after 10 days.Thanks.

I have back pain from past three days and I don't know what to do know now so. Please suggest me as soon as possible its getting worse and I am confirmed please help me.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist
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I have back pain from past three days and I don't know what to do know now so. Please suggest me as soon as possible ...
Advice…. Hot Fomentation x twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction. Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x twice daily. Bhujang Asana x twice daily. Back Stretching.

Dear sir, I'm suffering from back pain in left side in my back from last one week please suggest what to do. Please suggest if any exercise for that.

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Physiotherapist
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Dear sir,
I'm suffering from back pain in left side in my back from last one week please suggest what to do. Please s...
Lie on your back - bend your knees with foot placed on floor - rotate the knees together to sides. After few times rotate and hold knees near to the floor at side without rotating your upper body. This may give relief.

From few days my hands are paining.what can i do?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist
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From few days my hands are paining.what can i do?
Hi, thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. I actually need to know which part of the hands are involved? is it whole hand or a specific part which is involved? is pain only in hand region or is it a radiating kind of pain coming from spine to the whole upper limb? also apart from pain, do you also feel any other neurological symptoms like numbness, paresthesias etc as well? what investigations have you done till now and what treatment has been done for the existing problem? do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
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