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Dr. Kapil Shah

Orthopedist, Mumbai

Dr. Kapil Shah Orthopedist, Mumbai
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Dr. Kapil Shah is a renowned Orthopedist in Ghatkopar West, Mumbai. You can visit him at Swastik Nursing Home in Ghatkopar West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kapil Shah on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doc. I got c section for my first baby delivery.. I'm feeling lots of pain in my back mostly near lumbar n even my knees too. please suggest me what to do in order to get rid of all these pains. M a working women. M in lot of depression.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Dindigul
Hello doc.
I got c section for my first baby delivery.. I'm feeling lots of pain in my back mostly near lumbar n even...
Good am mam, you have not mentioned the date of your delivery. It will be quite easy for me to guide you if I get the required data. Please don't give up. Solution is there through the divine science ayurveda. Thank you.
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Calcaneal Spur

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Kolkata
Calcaneal Spur

A calcaneal spur (or heel spur) is a small osteophyte (bone spur) located on the calcaneus (heel bone). Calcaneal spurs are typically detected by a radiological examination (x-ray). When a foot bone is exposed to constant stress, calcium deposits build up on the bottom of the heel bone.

Causes of heel spurs
Heel spurs occur when calcium deposits build up on the underside of the heel bone, a process that usually occurs over a period of many months. Heel spurs are often caused by strains on foot muscles and ligaments, stretching of the plantar fascia, and repeated tearing of the membrane that covers the heel bone. Heel spurs are especially common among athletes whose activities include large amounts of running and jumping.


Risk factors for heel spurs include:

Walking gait abnormalities, which place excessive stress on the heel bone, ligaments, and nerves near the heel
Running or jogging, especially on hard surfaces
Poorly fitted or badly worn shoes, especially those lacking appropriate arch support
Excess weight and obesity
 

Other risk factors associated with plantar fasciitis include:
1. Webmded - A heel spur is a calcium deposit causing a bony protrusion on the underside of the heel bone. On an x-ray, a heel spur can extend forward by as much as a half-inch. Without visible x-ray evidence, the condition is sometimes known as 'heel spur syndrome'

2. Heel spur - Although heel spurs are often painless, they can cause heel pain. They are frequently associated with plantar fasciitis, a painful inflammation of the fibrous band of connective tissue (plantar fascia) that runs along the bottom of the foot and connects the heel bone to the ball of the foot.

Common -
Treatments for heel spurs and associated conditions include exercise, custom-made orthotics, anti-inflammatory medications, and cortisone injections. If conservative treatments fail, surgery may be necessary.

Causes of heel spurs - Heel spurs occur when calcium deposits build up on the underside of the heel bone, a process that usually occurs over a period of many months. Heel spurs are often caused by strains on foot muscles and ligaments, stretching of the plantar fascia, and repeated tearing of the membrane that covers the heel bone. Heel spurs are especially common among athletes whose activities include large amounts of running and jumping.

Risk factors for heel spurs include:

Walking gait abnormalities, which place excessive stress on the heel bone, ligaments, and nerves near the heel
Running or jogging, especially on hard surfaces
Poorly fitted or badly worn shoes, especially those lacking appropriate arch support
Excess weight and obesity
Other risk factors associated with plantar fasciitis include:


Pictures of common foot problems
Increasing age, which decreases plantar fascia flexibility and thins the heel's protective fat pad
Diabetes
Spending most of the day on one's feet
Frequent short bursts of physical activity
Having either flat feet or high arches
Symptoms of heel spurs
Heel spurs often cause no symptoms. But heel spurs can be associated with intermittent or chronic pain -- especially while walking, jogging, or running -- if inflammation develops at the point of the spur formation. In general, the cause of the pain is not the heel spur itself but the soft-tissue injury associated with it.

Many people describe the pain of heel spurs and plantar fasciitis as a knife or pin sticking into the bottom of their feet when they first stand up in the morning -- a pain that later turns into a dull ache. They often complain that the sharp pain returns after they stand up after sitting for a prolonged period of time.


Non-surgical treatments for heel spurs
The heel pain associated with heel spurs and plantar fasciitis may not respond well to rest. If you walk after a night's sleep, the pain may feel worse as the plantar fascia suddenly elongates, which stretches and pulls on the heel. The pain often decreases the more you walk. But you may feel a recurrence of pain after either prolonged rest or extensive walking. You have heel pain that persists for more than one month, consult a health care provider. He or she may recommend conservative treatments such as:

Stretching exercises
Shoe recommendations
Taping or strapping to rest stressed muscles and tendons
Shoe inserts or orthotic devices
Physical therapy
Prevention of heel spurs
You can prevent heel spurs by wearing well-fitting shoes with shock-absorbent soles, rigid shanks, and supportive heel counters; choosing appropriate shoes for each physical activity; warming up and doing stretching exercises before each activity; and pacing yourself during the activities.

Avoid wearing shoes with excessive wear on the heels and soles. If you are overweight, losing weight may also help prevent heel spurs.
Top homeopathic medicnes for calcaneal spur
Calcarea fluor: one of the best homeopathic medicines for dissolving calcaneal spur

One of the best homeopathic remedies for calcaneal spur treatment is Calcarea flour. It is the most effective natural homeopathic medicine with the best healing power to dissolve the calcaneal spur. This homeopathic remedy is of great help in all cases of calcaneal spur whether painful or not. Calcarea fluor acts as the best resolving agent for calcaneal spur and is considered the first choice of homeopathic remedy in every case of calcaneal spur.
Ammonium mur: one of the top most homeopathic medicine for calcaneal spur when there is pain in heel on walking

Ammonium mur is a very beneficial natural homeopathic medicine for calcaneal spur. This homeopathic remedy is of great help in decreasing the pain in heel on walking due to calcaneal spur. Ammonium mur helps in decreasing the pain as well as dissolving the spur. Apart from specific worsening of pain on walking, the person also complains of pain in morning. A few people needing ammonium mur may get relief by slight rubbing of the heel. The pain can be stitching or tearing in nature for using ammonium mur.
Rhus tox: homeopathic medicine for calcaneal spur with pain on standing

Homeopathic medicine rhus tox is the top natural remedy for pain in heel on standing due to calcaneal spur. Homeopathic medicine rhus tox also helps in repairing the muscles and ligaments covering the heel bone, thus preventing further heel damage. Its next action is to dissolve the spur. Rhus tox thus acts in three spheres for calcaneal spur patients - pain relief, strengthening the muscles or ligaments, and dissolving the spur. The pain narrated by the person on standing is most of the times stitching in character. The person may feel the pain as being similar to that caused by a splint. Another expression used may be the pain as from a nail under the skin.
Aranea Diadema: homeopathic medicine for calcaneal spur for boring pain in heel

Aranea Diadema is considered among the top natural homeopathic medicines for calcaneal spur treatment. This homeopathic remedy is best for getting rid of digging and boring type of pains in the heel. The pain may alternate with a numb feeling in the heel. An extreme sensitivity to cold air can also be predominantly present.
Aurum met: one of the top homeopathic medicines calcaneal spurs which cause pain at night

The pain in the heel at night due to calcaneal spur is best relieved by natural homeopathic remedy aurum met. It is a very appropriate and efficient homeopathic medicine to get rid of night pain in heel arising because of the spur.
Mezereum: homeopathic treatment for calcaneal spur that hurts by touching

For patients complaining of pain in heel spur when touched, natural homeopathic medicine mezereum is the best remedy. Mezereum is of great help in treating the heel spur pain that worsens by touching. The patient may show an increased sensitivity to cold air.
Ruta: homeopathic treatment for calcaneal spur with pain in heel extending to Achilles' tendon

The tendon that connects the calf muscle present in the back of the leg to heels is known as tendon Achilles. For patients who have pain in heel due to calcaneal spur with the extension of pain in tendon Achilles, the best homeopathic remedy for relief is ruta. Ruta is of great help in bony and tendon complaints.

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Got pain and swelling near ankles of both legs. Please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
There is evidence that certain dietary supplements and vitamins can help with certain types of pain. Fish oil is often used to reduce pain associated with swelling. Topical capsaicin, derived from chili peppers, may help with arthritis, diabetic nerve pain, and other conditions. There's evidence that glucosamine can help relieve moderate to severe pain from osteoarthritis in the knee. Do reply back for private consultation. And detailed treatment plan.
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I am, aged 44 yrs, feeling dizziness (vertigo problem, including a light pain in shoulders And light stiffness on neck. Pls suggest homeopathic treatment.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I am, aged 44 yrs, feeling dizziness (vertigo problem, including a light pain in shoulders
And light stiffness on nec...
You should take acupressure therapy and take biochemic kali phos 3x +nat mur 3x + nat sulph 3x + sillicia 12x 4tab each thrice a day with warm water take it 5 days then inform private online.
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Hey m of 19 years male. I hav a fever from last 2-3 days. My head is paining. There is still a backache n m also suffering from cold and cough very much please give me suggestions.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hey m of 19 years male. I hav a fever from last 2-3 days. My head is paining. There is still a backache n m also suff...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicines 1. Belladonna 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 2 days. 2. Ferrum phos 6x (3 tabs) thrice a day for 2 days and revert. Keep a gap of 15 - 20 minutes in both the medicines.
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Frozen Shoulder: Causes and Ways to Treat it

M. Ch. (Ortho), DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Frozen Shoulder: Causes and Ways to Treat it

Adhesive capsulitis is the medical term for a frozen shoulder, which can be caused due to a variety of reasons. Scar tissues can grow in the shoulder joint when the said joint becomes thicker. This development keeps the shoulder from rotating in a normal manner, which can lead to a frozen shoulder. The most common symptoms of this condition include severe pain and stiffness as well as inflammation. Here are the causes and ways to treat this condition.

Causes: A frozen shoulder can be caused due to a sports injury as well as an accident. Also, a hormonal imbalance can cause this condition. A weak immune system may cause inflammation in various joints of the body, which makes motion difficult. Also, diabetes can give rise to a frozen shoulder as a side effect. If you have a sedentary lifestyle and do not exercise often enough, or have just been through surgery which has led to a prolonged period of inactivity, then you can be prone to this condition. Surgery will also leave your tissue and adhesions sensitive to inflammation. Scar tissue may end up forming in very extreme cases, over a period of at least nine months. This can limit your motion.

Risk Factors: Besides diabetes, hormonal changes and inactivity, people who have been through a stroke or surgery are most susceptible to this condition. Also, patients who are suffering from thyroid disorders can end up developing a frozen shoulder too.

Physical Therapy: One of the most recommended ways to deal with this condition is with physical therapy. This kind of therapy will help you in stretching your shoulder so that you get back some motion over a period of time. This process can take anywhere between a few weeks to a few months, depending on the severity of your condition. You must ask your doctor about other treatment options if this kind of therapy does not show results even after six months of intense and regular practice. Physical therapy can also be practiced at home, once you have learnt the technique from a physiotherapist.

Medication: One of the other ways to deal with a frozen shoulder is with the help of medication. Anti-inflammatory and pain relieving medicines can soothe the discomfort. These include aspirin, ibuprofen, as well as naproxen sodium. Also, if you are undergoing a lot of pain, the doctor can administer a steroid injection in the shoulder joint.

Surgery: If medication and physical therapy do not help in treating the condition effectively, then one can go in for an arthroscopic surgery to remove the scar tissue with a small incision and other kinds of surgery for breaking the adhesions as well.

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I had a hair line facture on my left elbow. I happened on march 31st. I have gained some weight which is excess for my height. From when I get back to gym i'm very much because i'll be getting married by this year end I am really worried about it which is making me feel stressful.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
You can restart your gym. Avoid those exercises which cause pain in injured elbow. Go for marriage with out any tension.
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I am 21 year old. I have backache for last one week. What should I do?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
I am 21 year old. I have backache for last one week. What should I do?
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. Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x 5days. Caldikind plus 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. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, contact me again.. Do not ignore .It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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Hi, I'm 27 years old I think I got thorncils in my throat i'm unable to swallow anything and also I think I got fever were I can not taste anything my tongue is numb and i'm also not feeling hungry and I have a very bad body pain and running nose.

MBBS, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Lucknow
Hi, I'm 27 years old I think I got thorncils in my throat i'm unable to swallow anything and also I think I got fever...
Hi lybrate-user sorry to know about your illness. Please ask your parents, mom, to take you to a doctor. Also tell her that you need throat lozenges, called strepsils lemon flavor a toffee like medicine which you can suck 2 to 3 times a day, avoid cold water and ice cream, and take cough syrup, and crociin syrup for fever 2 to 3 times a day after showing you to a doctor wish you good luck get well soon
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I am a 30 year old male I am suffering back pain last 1 year. please advice?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
I am a 30 year old male I am suffering back pain last 1 year. please advice?
(A) Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. (B) Use no pillow under the head. (C) Kindly take BioD3 Max 1 tab dailyx10 Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x5days (D) Do back(spine)/shoulder/knee exercises (E)Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take (F) Do not ignore it. It could be beginning of a serious problem. (G) If no relief in 4_5 days,then contact me again. (H) Contact your family doctor or nearest hospital for emergency help.
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I feel pain in my legs as if my legs r fried in hot oik, pinning pain. My age 31 weight 82.Please suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I feel pain in my legs as if my legs r fried in hot oik, pinning pain. My age 31 weight 82.Please suggest.
Hi. Is there any history of injury or hurt to the area? any underlying medical condition? the pain in legs can be because of - muscle cramps (due to tiredness or dehydration), shin splints (doing activity over and over on hard surfaces can bring this on. You may also be more likely to get shin splints if you have flat feet or your feet turn outward. Rest your legs to feel better. Ice helps), tendinitis (you can get it from overworking the calf muscle or climbing the stairs, apply ice to get some relief), sprains (do rest, ice, compression & elevation). Other causes are varicose veins, arterial disease, sciatica, diabetic neuropathy. 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.
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I underwent a surgery three months back of my femur bone. Nd now I am having problems in knee bending through physiotherapy. Its very stiff. Pls suggest something.

Diploma In NAturopathy & Yoga, Diploma In Panch Karma, B.A.M.S.(Alt. Med.)
Ayurveda, Delhi
I underwent a surgery three months back of my femur bone. Nd now I am having problems in knee bending through physiot...
Dear lybrate-user, to get relief from your problem you need to go for panch karma treatment, which will increase you joint and muscle flexibility and also make them stronger. Advised below; 1. Ayurvedic oil massage and steam 2. Janu basti - the knee joint is called janu sandhi in sanskrit; hence the name janu basti is given to the procedure done on knee joints. In this the knee joint is bathed with warm medicated oil or freshly prepared herbal decoction. Depending on the condition it can be practiced over both the knee joints or on one knee joint. It gives a magical relief from the pain and stiffness associated with knee pain. In many cases jaanu vasti provides a long standing relief. Indicated in: osteoarthritis of knee joints osteoporosis arthrosis of knee joints chronic pain of the knee joint kindly consult any specialist of ayurveda panch karma.
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Hii, I have been not able to sleep since 2 days, I have a severe headache and also a back ache what to do?

FRCS Orth, MCh Orth, MS Orth
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hii, I have been not able to sleep since 2 days, I have a severe headache and also a back ache what to do?
Avoid tea or coffee. Sleep 3 hrs after dinner. Practice yoga. You can have paracetamol if pain is severe.
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My age is 20, I fill a shoulder pain every day, that faced a problem any time. Please tell me what should I do to relief from this pain?

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
My age is 20, I fill a shoulder pain every day, that faced a problem any time. Please tell me what should I do to rel...
Hi We need to actually find out what could be the cause of persistent pain in your case, I need to know whether there was a h/o injury to the affected shoulder, apart from pain do you also have any associated swelling, skin redness, local warmth etc as well? if above symptoms are not there, then in my opinion you can start with intensive physical therapy, anti inflammatory medications, precautions for the shoulder as advised and let us see how you respond in next 7-10 days, otherwise we will have to get a few investigations done for further evaluation.
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I am 30 years old I have back pain problem hoe is it solve the problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine, PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS)
Ayurveda,
I am 30 years old I have back pain problem hoe is it solve the problem.
Apply prasarini oil or pranacharya restopain oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation twice a day. Take mahayograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day. Take maharasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Avoid tea. Coffee. Junk food. Fermented food. Spicy food. Rice. Walk for atleast 30 minutes a day. Do pranayama early morning. Sleep for atleast 7 hrs per day.
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I am 40 year old female & having heel and sole pain and feet warm. Please advise any medicine.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I am 40 year old female & having heel and sole pain and feet warm. Please advise any medicine.
Pain in the heel is a common problem, especially in obese persons. A calcaneal spur is a small bony projection that is formed on the calcaneus or heel bone. It is caused by putting too much pressure on the sinew on the soles of the feet, usually over a long period of time. Treatment there are many treatments present in homeopathy.
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I am 18 years old how to get releif from backache.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist,
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. You are very young to actually have persistent back pains. 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. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance.
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I am suffering from back pain, also with a light leg pain. Can you suggest what should be done?

Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Amravati
I am suffering from back pain, also with a light leg pain. Can you suggest what should be done?
Hello, medication like methylcobalamine with muscle relaxant and analgesic will reduce pain; you can take them. I will advise to check your vit b12 and vit d3 level. Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.
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