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Dr. Neena Singh Chitnis  - Rheumatologist, Mumbai

Dr. Neena Singh Chitnis

MBBS, MD - Rheumatology

Rheumatologist, Mumbai

14 Years Experience  ·  800 - 1300 at clinic
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14+ Years Of Experience Consultant, Rheumatology S. L. Raheja Hospital, Mahim Gained expertise in treating common diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, ankylosing spondily......more
14+ Years Of Experience Consultant, Rheumatology S. L. Raheja Hospital, Mahim Gained expertise in treating common diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, ankylosing spondilytis. At the same time I have also good experience in managing challenging cases like SLE,vasculitis, sjogrens syndrome, inflammatory myositis. Have also seen many uncommon diseases like relapsing polychondritis, pagets disease, morphea. During this period I have gained confidence in the use of routine DMARDS as well as newer biologicals. I have good experience of intra-articular injections.
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Dr. Neena Singh Chitnis is a trusted Rheumatologist in Dadar West, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Shushrusha Hospital in Dadar West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Neena Singh Chitnis on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - B.J. MEDICAL COLLEGE, PUNE - 2003
MD - Rheumatology - B.J. MEDICAL COLLEGE, PUNE - 2008
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I have gout in my knee since 4 years. But nowadays the pain has been increased and even sometimes I am unable to stand. Please tell me some suitable diet for this.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. And agni tundi vati and maha yograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day. Avoid junk food. Spicy food. Fermented food. Tea. Alcohol. Avoid alcohol consumption. Do pranayama early morning.
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How Physiotherapy Can Help Treat Knee Pain?

Physiotherapist, Latur
How Physiotherapy Can Help Treat Knee Pain?

Knee pain is one of the most common and painful ailments that can limit mobility. Injuries can result in cartilage or meniscal tears or sprains too. Obesity is another reason because of which knee pain is on the rise. Also, regular wear and tear of ligaments and tendons around the knees due to old age is another cause. These days, with reduced physical activities and sedentary lifestyles, the rate at which knees are wearing out has also become accelerated. Whatever the reason, a correct diagnosis followed by prompt treatment can help. Over the years, physiotherapy has been playing an important role in treating knee injuries. Whether to supplement the various drugs to reduce pain and inflammation or to avoid surgery, physiotherapy has helped many and its popularity is growing every day. Here are some ways that physiotherapy can help reduce pain.

  • Improve flexibility of tendons: The knee cap is an area where there are lot of tendons and ligaments, coordinating to enable movement. Careful exercising can ensure that the flexibility of tendons and ligaments is improved, thereby making your knee movement easier and less painful.
  • Improves blood supply: As we all know, proper movement requires good blood supply. Exercising with special focus on the knee ensures that blood supply is improved, and thereby the supporting ligaments and tendons function optimally.
  • Enhances the knee cap function: The knee cap is that portion which joins your thigh bone to your calf bones. This is prone to slip out of place, especially with arthritis and injuries. This can be painful and limit movement to a great degree. Focused exercises aimed at improving knee cap function will ensure that the knee cap has a wider range of function, and does not slip out of its socket easily.
  • Reduce rigidity: Once you start physiotherapy, you will feel your knees getting more flexible. The rigidity that had set in as a result of injuries and/or old age will also reduce over a period of time.
  • Slow down the wear and tear: When you start physiotherapy after knee damage, continuing the exercise routine, of course with expert guidance, can reduce the pace at which further damage might happen. A word of caution though. Be sure to consult an experienced physiotherapist before you begin. Exercising in a bad manner can do equal or more harm than the original injury or old age itself.
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I have insomnia how can I cure it. Everyday I go to bed at 11 pm but I sleep at 2-3 am and sometimes I could not fall asleep for whole night what should I do?

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
I have insomnia how can I cure it. Everyday I go to bed at 11 pm but I sleep at 2-3 am and sometimes I could not fall...
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I am a 54 years old female. I have been taking 100 mcg of. Thyronorm since two years. Advice now my tsh test shows only 0.2. Please advice on proper dosage. Also I have knee pain.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I am a 54 years old female. I have been taking 100 mcg of. Thyronorm since two years. Advice now my tsh test shows on...
For knee pain you can start physiotherapy treatment which include strengthening of knee muscles. Avoid high heels.
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I am 40 years old I was suffering from disc dislocation and recovered from it in 2007, but now I am suffering from Neck pain at vertebral column and my left Knee is also paining.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
I am 40 years old I was suffering from disc dislocation and recovered from it in 2007, but now I am suffering from Ne...
Warm mustard oil or sesame oil (1 teaspoon) with 3-4 cloves of crushed garlic and 1 tsp of ajwain (carom) seeds until it roasts to a reddish brown colour. Ensure that it does not get burned. Massage this oil on your affected areas. After that do hot fomentation with salt potli (bag). take 1 tsf triphala churna daily....n practice yoga daily twice. Go for fasting once a week. You can go for absolute fasting or rely on a liquid diet to digest ama (toxin). Fasting should be followed by hot fomentation or by taking a bath with lukewarm water or steam bath. After fasting and fomentation, mix powdered long pepper, black pepper and dried ginger in equal quantities and take 1 teaspoon of this powdered mix with lukewarm water twice a day. This will help you restore your digestive fire.
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4 Things That Lead to Arthritis!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
4 Things That Lead to Arthritis!

Arthritis is a joint disorder featuring inflammation. A joint is an area of the body where two different bones meet. A joint in the body functions to move the body parts connected by its bones. Arthritis literally means inflammation of one or more joints.

Arthritis is frequently accompanied by joint pain. Joint pain is referred to as arthralgia. When four or more joints are involved, the arthritis is referred to as polyarthritis. When two or three joints are involved, it is referred to as oligoarthritis. When only a single joint is involved, it is referred to as monoarthritis.

Cause of arthritis

It is difficult to narrow down a single cause for it, but a combination of reasons may trigger this disease.

  1. Injury: A hurtful injury can cause your joint to get inflamed and may also damage the tissue around it leading to arthritis.
  2. Heredity factors: In many cases, the genetic make-up of an individual can also cause this.
  3. Diet and nutrition: Sometimes, consuming the wrong diet can cause your joint to either fall weak or affect the tissue around it. For example, sugar-rich foods are not good for your joints
  4. Less cartilage: Cartilage is a firm but flexible connective tissue in your joints. It protects the joints by absorbing the pressure and shock created when you move and put stress on them. A reduction in the normal amount of this cartilage tissue cause some forms of arthritis.

Symptoms of arthritis

Most common signs on the onset of this disease are stiffness, redness of the skin around a joint, pain due to inflammation, it might also affect your immune system causing a loss appetite if the disease is because of your immune system.

How can Ayurveda help?

Ayurveda can work wonders for this disease since a right combination of nourishing herbs and stable yoga postures improve your joint health for a longer time. Since the treatment is totally organic, the calcium absorption of your body is increased naturally without any side effects. Even Ayurvedic oils work well for joint pain and give you quick relief. If you have been to able to find the right treatment then Ayurveda is for you. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.

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Sir I am 35 years old male. My knees get extremely cold while rest of the body is warm especially during winter. What is this problem, sir?

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Sir I am 35 years old male. My knees get extremely cold while rest of the body is warm especially during winter. What...
Dear lybrate-user. There are so many causes of cold knees. Let me kniw some more details. So call back.
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I was playing football and got hurt. My knee is paining for 3 days. The pain is not much but it just does not goes. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I was playing football and got hurt. My knee is paining for 3 days. The pain is not much but it just does not goes. W...
Hello, take Arnica 200, 5 drops twice daily. Five phos 6x , 5 tabs twice daily. Revert after 7 days.
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I am 42 years old male. I have rheumatoid arthritis from last 3 months. What should i do? Please advise.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Rheumatoid arthritis is a self limiting disease. Acute phase can be managed with medicines. Physiotherapy helps in preventing contractures & deformities. Keep your moral up! any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days caldikind plus (mankind) 1tab odx10days you will need other supportive medicines also. Do knee exercises it may have to be further investigated make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem. If no relief in 4-5 days, contact me again.
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Mere pure body me dard rahta hai aur ghutno me Jada rahta hai nind bhe bahut aate hai bhuk ne lagte.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Mere pure body me dard rahta hai aur ghutno me Jada rahta hai nind bhe bahut aate hai bhuk ne lagte.
You should take coffea 30 first for three days twice daily. One dz. Of nux vomica 200 twice a day you can also take for two days for body ache.
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My father has several back pain and knee pain since 3 month. age is 45. What remedy for this.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
My father has several back pain and knee pain since 3 month. age is 45. What remedy for this.
1.Warm mustard oil or sesame oil (1 teaspoon) with 3-4 cloves of crushed garlic and 1 tsp of ajwain (carom) seeds until it roasts to a reddish brown colour. Ensure that it does not get burned. Massage this oil on your affected areas. After that do hot fomentation with salt potli (bag). 2.Take 8 to 10 glasses of water daily. 3.Increase the consumption of vitamin C in diet. 4.Take fresh Ginger into pieces, place in the cup of water and boil it for 30 minutes in low flame. Cool for 30 minutes after boiling. Consume this solution with Honey. 5.While sleeping, lie straight on your back or with bent knees supported by a pillow. 6.Taking hot and cold compresses on an alternate basis can be quite helpful in relieving pain. 7. Mix equal quantities of powdered fenugreek seeds, turmeric and ginger powder. Take one teaspoon daily in the morning and evening....
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I have a problem of arthritis. What diet should I take to cure our myself. Please tell.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Follow these usefultips for arthritis pain relief: * take take calcium rich diet daily. Take a glass (300 ml) of full cream milk daily or 100 gm of cheese or 1-2 eggs regularly. * give a gentle oil massage to knees regularly and wrap your knees with cloth dipped in hot water for atleast 10-15 minutes. * wear knee cap or wrap crape bandage during walk for knee support. * sit atleast for 5-8 minutes in sunlight in morning or evening for vitamin-d *avoid heal shoe and wear only flat shoes for balanced load on knees. * take guggalu tablets if himalaya one tablet daily for atleast 3 months. * take a piece of garlic, crush it and boil it a glass of milk and drink daily for fast pain relief.
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Hi I am suffering from left knee pain from so many months took medication took x ray was fine. But still it didn't go away and since few days it's paining a lot. please help. Unable to sleep. When I walk I can hear a pop sounds.

MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi I am suffering from left knee pain from so many months took medication took x ray was fine. But still it didn't go...
Hello lybrate-user, If your knee pain is persistent for the past few months and is not going despite medications and rest, you need to consider getting an MRI of knee joint done. Pop sounds from the knee can be due to Loose bodies/meniscal tear/ligamentous injury etc and needs to be clinically examined. Regards.
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Hiii This md sahil from kolkata and I am suffering from knee pain from last 3 month so please suggest me any good solution for this.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hiii
This md sahil from kolkata and I am suffering from knee pain from last 3 month so please suggest me any good sol...
Advice. Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting- quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core strengthening exercise- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. Repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area contrast fomentation (hot and cold).
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Hi, I am 30 years old and I have knee joints pain since last 8 months. The pain starts the moment I start running or put some stress on my knees by excercise. This pain started when I joined gym and started running on treadmill. Please help me to cure this problem. Many thanks in advance for help.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Sudden severe exercises can start symptoms like these. Take rest for few days. Restart gradually&build up stamina. Do hot fomentation. Any way take paracetamol 250mg od & sos caldikind plus (mankind) 1tab odx10days x 5days contact me again if needed.
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Hi I am 25 year old and I go gym regularly or do running. But since long I am having pain on my Shin bone and near knee joints. And it increase if I do regularly treadmill or running.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hi I am 25 year old and I go gym regularly or do running. But since long I am having pain on my Shin bone and near kn...
Advice... Avoid sitting Cross legged. Avoid Squatting- Quadriceps Exercises- Lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain.
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Hello I am 30 years old and my knee pains very much whenever I sit on poty I have tried so many treatments but nothing happens so many ayurvedic then also Pls tell me something.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello I am 30 years old and my knee pains very much whenever I sit on poty I have tried so many treatments but nothin...
Core strengthening exercise- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. Repeat 10 times, twice a day. Quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain.
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I am 36 years old. My weight is 86kg I am unable to run as I have an accident 12 years back and I am having screws in my left knee. SO you r requested to please make a diet plan for me to reduce my weight. I did not eat meat and egg products.

fellowship in diabetes, Professional Training in Mind Body Medicine, MS, MBBS
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
I am 36 years old. My weight is 86kg I am unable to run as I have an accident 12 years back and I am having screws in...
To achieve weightloss - think long term. Weight loss achieved over short term, always comes back. There is a general approach and a specific approach as per individual patients metabolic profile. Try this general approach (see below) for 4 weeks. If this works then continue. If this is not enough then revert for further assessment and customized approach. 1. Do not eat anything sugary or sweet. Zero sweetness in diet. 2. Eat plenty of salad in lunch and dinner along with other foods. 3. Do not drink any liquid calorie like cola or fruit juices. 4. Do some weight training for 20-25 minutes x 3 times a week.
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