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Dr. Dhawal Patel

MS - Orthopaedics

Orthopedist, mumbai

16 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Dhawal Patel MS - Orthopaedics Orthopedist, mumbai
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Dr. Dhawal Patel is a renowned Orthopedist in Santacruz West, Mumbai. He has helped numerous patients in his 16 years of experience as a Orthopedist. He is a MS - Orthopaedics . You can consult Dr. Dhawal Patel at dr patels in Santacruz West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dhawal Patel on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Orthopaedics - Dr DY Patil medical college & hospital - 2002
Awards and Recognitions
Gold Medalist
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Maharastra Medical Council

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Suspecting Cervical Spondylosis Because in the neck back side slightly bulged out. (I mean slight swelling. But there is no pain in this area.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Suspecting Cervical Spondylosis Because in the neck back side slightly bulged out. (I mean slight swelling. But there...
Neck stretching. Postural correction. Shoulder shrugs. Core strengthening exercises. Take frequent breaks at work use cervical pillow. Use back support. Self massage the back of neck.
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I have children and his hand not properly straight and hand is different shapes when he use, but hen can complete her Daily work I also consultant from some doctors he say when he will grow by age he will be right and also day make some exercise so I want to know this true or any other way.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I have children and his hand not properly straight and hand is different shapes when he use, but hen can complete her...
You should take Acupressure therapy and take Biochemic Mag phos 200x + Nat phos 200x 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 daysthan consult private online.
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Dear sir, I have a patient who has been diagnosed with avascular necrosis og head of femur. And his mantaux test is +ve. 30 mm. Cxr normal. Should akt be started on the basis of positive mt?

Hand Surgery, M.S. (Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
Dear tuberculosis needs tissue diagnosis or demonstration of afb without which one should not put patient on akt. Any way so not waste time as avn can progress day by day. I can help by treating avn of hip with eswt. Write to me asap.
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Sciatica Pain and Ways to Deal With It

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, DNB Anaesthesiology, PDCC - Pain Management
Pain Management Specialist, Mumbai
Sciatica Pain and Ways to Deal With It

The sciatic nerve spreads down the spine till the legs. The pain in this nerve can feel like sparks running down your leg (by and large only each one in turn) or cause pain in the lower back. Anything that puts weight on or aggravates this nerve can cause pain that shoots down the back of one butt cheek or thigh. The amount of pain can increase gradually. Sciatica may feel like a gentle ache, a sharp sensation or extreme uneasiness. Sciatica can bring feelings of shivering, numbness and weakness.

Sitting, standing up, coughing, sneezing, lifting, or straining for a very long time, might aggravate pain. Now and then, individuals experience numbness or shivering in the leg, too.

Some of the most regular symptoms of sciatic pain include:

  1. Lower back pain
  2. Pain in the back or leg when sitting
  3. Hip pain
  4. Burning sensation in the leg
  5. Numbness or trouble moving the leg or foot
  6. Continuous pain on one side of the back
  7. Shooting pain that makes it hard to stand up properly

The most common causes of sciatic pain include:

  1. Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal channel in the lower back)
  2. Degenerative disk sickness (breakdown of discs, which go about as pads between the vertebrae)
  3. Spondylolisthesis (a condition in which one vertebra slips over another)
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Muscle spasms

Some of the most effective exercises for sciatic pain relief are as follows:

  1. Pigeon Pose is a typical yoga posture. It attempts to open the hips. There are various types of this stretch. The first is the leaning back pigeon posture. If you are beginning your treatment, you have to attempt the leaning back posture first.
  2. While on the back, raise your right leg up to a right point and hold it with both hands behind the thigh and lock your fingers. Take your left leg and touch your lower leg against the knee. Hold the position for a minute.
  3. Sit on the floor with your legs stretched straight before you. At that point twist your right leg, putting your lower right leg on top of the left knee. Bend forward and incline your abdominal area toward your thigh. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds and after that switch sides.
  4. Kneel down on the floor on all fours. Get your right leg and bring it forward so that your lower leg is on the ground. Your right foot has to be ahead your right knee while your right knee stays to one side. Stretch the left leg out the distance behind you on the floor, with the top of the foot on the ground and toes pointing backwards.
  5. Lie on your back with your legs facing outward and your feet flexed upward.

Wrap your hands around your knee and delicately pull your right leg over your body toward your left shoulder. Hold it there for 30 seconds and afterward push your knee so your leg comes back to its initial position. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a orthopedist.

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I am 67 year old and have ligament tear in my right knee I have shown in to knee specialiest who has adviced to take medicine and mejorly asked me to carry out the excercies as directed by phisigeo but it is not normal walking stepping up and down difficult some times the the knee joint gets delocated should I go gor arthoscopi on knee replacement.

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. Can you kindly send me your doctor's prescription papers, your mri report if done and your knee x ray so that I can see and advise accordingly. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am 40 year old female and I'm feeling severe pain in my right knee from the last few days. I joined aerobic classes, fifteen days ago for the first time. My weight is 187.393 lbs (85 kg). What should I do next? This pain is unbearable.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am 40 year old female and I'm feeling severe pain in my right knee from the last few days. I joined aerobic classes...
Just take Homeopathic Lactic Acid 200C one dose whenever you get such pain. It will be relieved just within 15-20 mins. Take care. :)
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I am suffering from a regular leg pain daily morning. Daily it's a big problem for me. What to do to resolve the problem?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from a regular leg pain daily morning. Daily it's a big problem for me.
What to do to resolve the prob...
Hello, take rhus tox 200 ch, 3 drops daily in the morning and take five phos 6x, 5 tabs twice daily. Take no. 19, 5 tabs thrice daily. Revert me after 10 days. Thanks.
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MPTh/MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Pune
How To Handle Sports Related Muscle Injuries.

Physical activity and sports related muscle injuries wear out our parts, and more aggressive activity wears our parts out more quickly. There are lots of examples in those who were professional athletes in their younger years. Despite this, exercise is one of the best therapies for almost everything. Even people with terminal cancer live longer and better if they exercise.

Fortunately, our body has tremendous ability to regenerate our parts. We can repair skinned knees, knit broken bones back together, and even regrow joint cartilage.



What causes the pain of chronic injury?

Most of the pain of sports related muscle injuries from repetitive strain and micro trauma is caused by muscle and fascia (myofascial pain) and not inflammation or scar tissue. Muscles develop pain generating myofascial develop trigger points, and tendons that attach the muscles develop small tears. Then when the muscle contracts against the injured tendon, the trigger points fire and pain prevents further injury.

How do we best treat sports related muscle injuries?

Dry needling, trigger point injections, and myofascial release are usually the most rapidly effective therapies for problems like tennis elbow, golfers? elbow, plantar fasciitis, and what is often called ?bursitis? in various locations. If trigger point injections are not enough, then the tendons and associated ligaments may also have to be treated.

How do we heal?

Our body uses the same mechanisms to heal many different parts. When we sprain an ankle, some of the ligaments that hold the joint together get torn or over-stretched. This injury sets off a reaction that takes weeks to complete.

Right after the injury inflammatory chemicals get released that make the nearby blood vessels leak fluid and white blood cells into the area of injury. This makes the ankle swell, and the white blood cells release enzymes that clean up the inured tissue. As a result of this ?soup,? about 3 days after injury fibroblast cells find their way to the injury. These cells rebuild and regrow the injured ligaments.

What stops healing?

The healing process is greatly slowed or stopped by anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen, and also nicotine in the blood. Ice slows metabolism and healing also.



How long does the healing process take?

The process of healing continues for several weeks, and even months. Broken bones and injured ligaments reach approximately 90% of strength in 6 weeks.

What can be done to accelerate healing?

Most important is to get out of the way of our body, stopping smoking and not taking anti-inflammatory medications. Next is to take extra vitamin C and zinc. Studies on wounded soldiers showed the importance of vitamin C and zinc in healing. Lastly, consider applying moist heat to increase blood and nutrient supply and speed up metabolism in the area of injury.

What if I do not heal enough, how can I get more?

Examples of not healing enough include loose joints after sprains, and partially torn tendons. For both of these examples, we can get our body to ?rerun? the same healing program if we simply re-injure the body part. A controlled and tiny injury can be made with an acupuncture needle, an injection of dextrose and novocaine (prolotherapy), and most effectively with an injection of your own platelet rich plasma. Once the body?s healing program is restarted, fibroblast cells will come in 3 days to start rebuilding the injured part. Acupuncture provides for the weakest body reaction and slowest healing, compared to the use of platelet rich plasma.

Partial Vs Complete Paralysis - Know The Difference!

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Ahmedabad
Partial Vs Complete Paralysis - Know The Difference!

As children, you have probably learnt that paralysis is complete inability to move, sense, touch or control other bodily sensations. But little did we know that paralysis comes in many forms depending on the extent to which a person is immobilized. So, what is the difference between partial and total paralysis?

What is Total Paralysis?
Whether temporary or permanent, paralysis is the inability to move part of the body due to nerve damage. However it does not mean that people with total paralysis cannot move any parts of the body – they can still use their faces and necks. The extensive form of paralysis is typically referred to as quadriplegia, which involves diminished or absence of movement in the trunk, arms, legs, hands and feet. Some common symptoms of total paralysis are as follows:

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Unable to control bowels and bladder
  • Pain anywhere in the body
  • No sensation below the site of injury
  • Difficulty breathing

What is partial paralysis?
A smaller portion of the body is affected by partial paralysis. One of the most common types of partial paralysis is Paraplegia that occurs below the waist. If affects both the legs, hips and other functions. Other forms of partial paralysis can be Monoplegia where a single area like one limb gets affected and Hemiplegia where parts of the body on the same side get affected. Some common symptoms of partial paralysis are as follows:

  • Inability to walk
  • Difficulty with sexual functioning
  • Pain below the site of injury
  • Unable to feel or move your legs or arms

How to Predict the type of paralysis?
The location of the injury or site of nerve damage will usually determine the type of paralysis. Damages in the cervical spinal cord almost inevitably lead to total paralysis associated with quadriplegia. The higher the injury is located, the more extensive the paralysis will be. Lower injuries commonly lead to partial paralysis. The prognosis is generally much better with this type of paralysis. With proper care and therapy, individuals may experience intermittent difficulties with movement and can regain.

Can paralysis be treated?
Whether it is total paralysis or partial paralysis, the positive prognosis is certainly possible, given the condition of the patient and other factors. Physical therapy involves teaching the brain and spinal cord to work around the damage and also aid neuron healing over time. Paralysis can be classified under a number of ways and the most basic classification is that of partial or complete paralysis. Talk to your doctor to understand what type of paralysis you have and adopt a positive outlook to help you towards recovery.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Dear SIR LAS TWO YEAR rate MI OR NEK ,SHOULDER PROBLEM, PZ SUGGEST AUREDI medicine.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Dear SIR LAS TWO YEAR rate MI OR NEK ,SHOULDER PROBLEM,
PZ SUGGEST AUREDI medicine.
according ur age X-Ray MRI must. CS ya other injury possible then start physiotherapy treatment and strength exercise do stretching exercise of shoulder and neck .
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