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Dr. Mehta Satyen

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I am having frequent pain in right leg calf area followed by cramps. At present using calf support then feeling quite comfortable and can walk properly. What might be the reason of pain in calf.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am having frequent pain in right leg calf area followed by cramps. At present using calf support then feeling quite...
May be muscles weakness or fatigue or lack of vitamins or anemea are the causes. For that you need proper consultation and treatment.
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Natural Posture and Mechanical Low Back Pain

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Natural Posture and Mechanical Low Back Pain

Natural Posture: 

The side view of the human body in the standing position  shows that there is an inward curve in the small of the back just above the pelvis. This hollow in the low back is called the lumbar lordosis. The lumbar lordosis is a natural feature of the lumbar spine in all humans, having been formed during the evolutionary process. Our understanding of the function of the lumbar lordosis is an important feature.

When standing upright, the lordosis is naturally present, though varies from person to person. The lordosis is lost whenever the Iow back is rounded, and this usually occurs during sitting and bending forward. If the lordosis is lost often and for long enough periods, then low back problems may develop. The ligamentous stays become fatigued or over stretched, and may result in a painful episode.

Mechanical Pain

This section on mechanical pain is very important, as it explains exactly why you hurt when you do. if you take the time to well understand this you will be more than halfway toward solving your problems.  Research has found that the better the patient understands the problem, the better will be the results of treatment.

Pain of mechanical origin occurs when the joint between two bones has been placed in a position that overstretches the surrounding  Lordosis ligaments and other soft tissues.This is true for mechanical pain in any joint of the body, including the spine. To help you understand how easily some mechanical pains can be produced, you may like to try a simple experiment.First, bend one finger backward,  until you feel a strain. If you cause the finger to remain in this strained position, you will initially feel minor discomfort only,but, as time passes, pain will eventually develop. In some cases,pain caused by prolonged stretching may take as much as an hour to appear.

Try the experiment once more,but now keep bending the finger past the point of strain until you feel pain. The sensation of pain is immediate. You have overstretched, and your pain warning system is telling you that to continue movement in that particular direction will cause damage.

Should you ignore the warning and continue to overstretch,damage will occur. Of course, the pain warning tells you to stop overstretching,and when you do so,the pain ceases immediately. No damage will have occurred to your finger and the pain will have gone.No lasting problems will arise from this short-lived strain providing you take note of the pain warning system.

If you fail to heed the warning and keep the finger in the overstretched position, the ligaments and surrounding soft tissues that hold the joint together will be tom. This tearing will result in an ache which continues even when you stop overstretching. The pain will continue even when the finger is at rest. The pain will increase with movement and reduce at rest but it will not cease until some healing has occurred. Healing may take several days but will be prolonged if, every day, you continue to apply the same strains to the finger.

 Mechanical Low Back Pain

If an engineer were to examine which area in the back is subjected mostly to mechanical stress, he would conclude that most strain must be placed on that part of the spine which is located just above its junction with the pelvis. This conclusion is correct, for statistics show that back problems arise more often in the low back than in any other part of the spine.

Low back pain is not caused by draughts, chills, or the weather. It. was once believed that these weather-related phenomena were responsible for back and neck pains. Today our understanding is better, and it is generally agreed by specialists that most backache is caused by mechanical strains, similar to those described in the previous section.It is often thought that low back pain is caused by strained muscles.

Muscles, which are the source of power and cause movement,can indeed be overstretched or injured. This requires a considerable amount of force and does not often happen. 

Moreover,muscles usually heal very rapidly and seldom cause pain lasting for more than a week or two. On the other hand, whenever the impact of the injuring force is severe enough to affect the muscles, the underlying soft tissues and ligaments will be damaged as well. 

In fact, usually these tissues are damaged long before the muscles.

Most low back pain is caused by prolonged overstretching of ligaments and other surrounding soft tissues. Just as pain arises in the overstretched finger as I have described above, pain can also arise in the lower back when ligaments in this region are overstretched. Pain produced by overstretching in this manner is common and arises particularly when we develop poor postural habits.

 Whenever we remain in a relaxed position, be it standing, sitting, or lying, prolonged overstretching can easily occur.

When pain arises because we have allowed our posture to slouch,it is really our own fault and we have no one to blame but ourselves.This type of strain is easily avoided, and once we have been properly educated, the prevention of pain produced in this manner becomes our responsibility.

However, mechanical pain may also be caused by over stretchingof such severity that some tissues are actually damaged. Over stretching causing damage may occur when an outside force places an excessive strain on the low back. For example, this type of strain can occur due to a fall while playing tennis, or from a contact sport such as football where severe forces develop when players are tackled. 

Lifting excessive weights is also likely to cause overstretching and damage to the supporting ligaments of the spinal joints. These types of injury cannot easily be avoided as they occur unexpectedly and without warning signs.

When soft tissues surrounding a joint are overstretched, it is usually the ligaments that first give rise to pain. When the spinal joints are considered, there are additional factors, for the surrounding ligaments are also the retaining walls for the soft discs that act as shock absorbers between the vertebrae.

Overstretching of these will, under certain circumstances, affect the discs. This may significantly influence or alter the intensity of the pain that you have, the distribution of the pain you feel, and the behavior of the pain, which may be made better or worse by certain movements or positions.

Complications of another sort arise when the ligament surrounding the disc is injured to such an extent that the disc loses  its ability to absorb shock and its outer wall becomes weakened. 

This allows the soft inside of the disc to bulge outward and, in  extreme cases, to burst through the outer ligament, which may cause severe pain. When the disc bulges far enough backward, it may press painfully on the sciatic nerve. This can cause some of the pains or other symptoms (numbness, sensation of pins and needles,,  weakness) that may be felt well away from the source of the trouble, for example in the lower leg or foot. 

Should the soft inside of the disc bulge excessively, the disc may  become severely distorted. This will cause the vertebrae to tilt forward or to one side and prevent the vertebrae from lining up  properly during movement. In this case some movements will be blocked partially or completely and any movement may cause severe pain. 

This is the reason why some people with severe back pain are forced to stand with the trunk off-centre or bent forward. Those of you who experience a sudden onset of pain and following this are unable to straighten up or move the back properly are likely to have some bulging of the soft disc material. This need not be cause for alarm. Once soft tissues are damaged, pain will be felt until healing is complete and function is fully restored. It is important that during the healing process you avoid movements that pull the healing surfaces apart. 

For instance, if you have overstretched ligaments of the lower back by bending forward, it is likely that any repetition of this movement will continue to open and separate the healing tissues, and this will further delay the repair of the damage. If, on the other hand, you avoid bending forward and instead keep a hollow in the lower back, the damaged surfaces will remain together and healing will not be interrupted.It is difficult perhaps to visualize this process occurring in the lower back. Using the finger once more as an example may help understanding. Let us imagine that you have accidentally cut a the back of your knuckle with a sharp instrument. If you are to bend the injured finger joint every day, you would open up the wound and delay recovery. However by keeping the finger straight for about a week, you would allow the healing surfaces to remain together and complete healing would result. 

You could then commence bending the finger without risking any further damage.The same strategy works for the problems arising in the lower back. 

When tissues heal they form scar tissue. Scar tissue is less elastic than normal tissue and tends to shorten over time. If shortening occurs, movement may stretch the scars and produce pain. Unless appropriate exercises are performed to restore normal flexibility,the healed tissue may produce a continuous source of back pain and/or stiffness. Such problems can persist for years. 

Even though the original damage is repaired, the scar itself restricts movement and causes pain when stretched.

I am 36 years old and have polio problem affected right leg. I have 5 months baby girl. I am getting back pain nowadays. How to relieve from back pain?

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General Physician, Faridabad
I am 36 years old and have polio problem affected right leg. I have 5 months baby girl. I am getting back pain nowada...
take tab shellcal 1tab daily, do hot water fomentation , take tab dolo 1tab sos. it will help. welcome.
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I am having intense leg pain for last one month. I have consult many doctors but no use. What should I do.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I am having intense leg pain for last one month. I have consult many doctors but no use. What should I do.
HI,YOU SHOULD TAKE ACUPRESSURE THERAPY, TAKE BIOCHEMIC FERRUM PHOS 12X+ MAG PHOS 12X. 4TAB EACH THRICE A DAY WITH WARM WATER.
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Straining the Neck Muscles

D.P.T
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad

A poor posture like sitting or driving in a hunched position for too long can strain the neck muscles.

I am suffering from back pain for more than a week and the pain is unbearable. I have taken several medicines but it does not work anymore. Kindly please suggest me best medicine and precautions for the same.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhopal
I am suffering from back pain for more than a week and the pain is unbearable. I have taken several medicines but it ...
Back pain can result from bad posture, a sudden jerky movement, a lumpy mattress or poor lifting techniques. It can also be caused by injury in a work place, by a sports accident or by muscular spasms. It often occurs during pregnancy or, because of decreased flexibility, as people get older. There are also many diseases and pathological conditions that can lead to back pain. These include abdominal or pelvic disease, anxiety, arthritis, cervical or lumbar spondylosis, dermatological problems, kidney disease, rheumatic conditions, tumours and scoliosis. Our modern, sedentary lifestyles have a profound effect on the development of back pain; indeed one of the most effective ways of preventing it is simply to stay active. An average adult in the India spends at least two hours a day in front of a computer screen or television set, and back problems can be triggered if they don’t sit properly. In an age of mobile phones and computer games, such troubles are increasingly inflicting children of school age as well. Top tips for back care: For back pain, better to see your Doctor sooner than later. Take regular exercise – your Doctor can say what’s right for you. Hours in one position can cause problems – avoid computer ‘hump’. During repetitive tasks, vary your rhythm and take frequent breaks. Adjust car seats and on long journeys, take regular breaks to stretch. Pace yourself with heavy work such as gardening – don’t risk a disc! Watch children’s posture – they shouldn’t carry bags on one shoulder or spend too long at a computer without breaks. Avoid strain when lifting, particularly small children and shopping. Your bed could be part of the problem. Seek Doctor advice on choosing a new one. Take a hot bath or shower, soaking in a hot tub, or using a heating pad, hot water bottle, or heat wrap that provides continuous, low-level heat are all ways to bring healing warmth to your lower back.
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I have pain in my both heel and knees from last 4 years. I have checked my calcium level is normal and also check uric acid level in blood is 7.2/7.4. So please guide me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have pain in my both heel and knees from last 4 years. I have checked my calcium level is normal and also check uri...
you can take tab. bencid-500 mg once a day after meal, tab. zyloric 100 mg once a day after meal. continue checkup your tests. avoid more protein diet,milk products.avoid alcohol,stress, go walk, take whole grain foods,oats,green veg.,juice,
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My mother has knee problem, and x-rays show two joints very close to each other. She has become very overweight and has problems to walk. Can she use home air bicycle to exercise to reduce weight, or is it not recommended for someone with joint problems?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My mother has knee problem, and x-rays show two joints very close to each other.
She has become very overweight and h...
Hello ,overweight is the cause of knee complaints of your mother. She needs to reduce her weight to go for knee transplantation, ever. Give her homoeopathic medicine:@ Ruta G 200-5 drops, thrice, dly. Tk, care.
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I have hiper acidity, also I have back pain from last 6 months, my prolactin label is high, please advise what to do ?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I have hiper acidity, also I have back pain from last 6 months, my prolactin label is high, please advise what to do ?
Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Kindly take biod3 max 1 tab dailyx10 paracetamol 250mg od & sos x5 days do back (spine)/shoulder/knee exercises make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take do not ignore it. It may have to be further investigated. It could be beginning of a serious problem. If no relief in 4_5 days, then inform again.
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