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Dr. Pavitra

Orthopedist, Mumbai

Dr. Pavitra Orthopedist, Mumbai
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Dr. Pavitra is a popular Orthopedist in Mahim West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Active Medical & Rehabilitation Services Pvt. Ltd. in Mahim West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pavitra on Lybrate.com.

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I am 23 year old man. During the period of last 3 month, I just feeling a little point load on my neck. I can't turn my head anywhere because of heavy pain. Can you suggest any pain relief for this?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, 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
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My age is 56 years I am feeling. Pain in my knees for d last one week, cholesterol level is also high and erectile dysfunction pl suggest some remedies.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My age is 56 years I am feeling. Pain in my knees for d last one week, cholesterol level is also high and erectile dy...
Hamstring stretching Towel Hamstring Stretch Lie on the back, supporting the thigh with the hand or with a towel wrapped around it.. Slowly straighten the knee until a stretch is felt in the back of the thigh, trying to get the bottom of the foot to face the ceiling, one leg at a time. Hold the position initially for 10 seconds, and gradually work up to 20 to 30 seconds. Seated Hamstring Stretch While sitting at the edge of a chair, straighten one leg in front of the body with the heel on the floor. Then, sit up straight and try pushing the navel towards the thigh without leaning the trunk of the body forwards. Hold this stretch for 30 seconds Repeat 3 times for each leg.
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I am a 29 years old and and have severe back pain have visited doctor but couldn't recover. Help me out.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am a 29 years old and and have severe back pain have visited doctor but couldn't recover. Help me out.
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicines 1. Ruta 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week. 2. Rhus tox 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and revert. Keep a gap of 15 - 20 minutes in both the medicines.
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I have severe pain in backside of neck. I have changed my pillow. I am using soft pillow about 2 inches height. Even then I am having pain.

Pain Management Specialist, Chennai
I have severe pain in backside of neck. I have changed my pillow. I am using soft pillow about 2 inches height. Even ...
Hi lybrate-user. I'm sure you are taking care of your posture while sleep. But hiw well you take care of your posture at work and while watching tv also matters. Warm and cold alternate fomenting. A muscle relaxant or a mild pain killer, with few stretches will work for u.
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I am a 48 year old man and from the last 3 weeks I have a nagging pain on my wrist. Do you think its Carpel Tunnel?

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I am a 48 year old man and from the last 3 weeks I have a nagging pain on my wrist. Do you think its Carpel Tunnel?
HI, YOU TAKE ACUPRESSURE THERAPY. YOU TAKE BIOCHEMIC NAT PHOS 12X. 4TAB THRICE A DAY WITH WARM WATER.
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Pain- free Arthritis? Here’s How To Make It Happen!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Pain- free Arthritis? Here’s How To Make It Happen!
Natural Ways To Manage Arthritis

You might be aware that there is no way that you can prevent arthritis to happen except for being car. But what you can do is delay and reduce the risk of its potential onset. If your joints are healthy now, there is no guarantee that they will always be, unless, you take good care.

Do you know a few kinds of arthritis can be modified. They are:

1. Gout - Have a healthy, balanced diet which is low in cholesterol, alcohol and sugar. This will help you fight against the onset of gout.

2. Osteoarthritis - To modify the risk factor of osteoarthritis, it is important to maintain a healthy weight.

How to defeat arthritis?

1. Keep a check on your weight: If you are obese, you are putting more pressure on your joints and as a result, they wear out soon. By losing weight, you can make a lot of difference in your joint health.

2. Ensure good water intake: Our body is 70% water. And water is one of those things which is the most important for us. Staying hydrated is very important, even for your joints. Because when the body is dehydrated, and the body needs water, it uses the water stored in our bodies, incl the water in the cartilage.

3. Try to avoid any injury: No one really wants to get injured but it is important to be careful and cautious against injuries of any kind. The more injured your joints are, the more susceptible they are to wear and tear now, and arthritis later in life.

4. Don’t stress with physical tasks: There is a way and correct posture to do them, but many people ignore those and perform the tasks clumsily. This puts additional pressure on your joints.

5. Get Your share of Vitamin D: Vitamin D is very important for us. If your body has adequate amount of vitamin D, then you are less susceptible to arthritis. It is wise to get the levels tested and if low, a doctor consulted for proper medication.

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I am 32 year old male and having a pain on my legs every time from last 2-3 years. What should I do?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 32 year old male and having a pain on my legs every time from last 2-3 years. What should I do?
Requires detailed investigation and examination Presently investigations suggested: hb, tlc, dlc, esr, blood sugar fasting & pp, uric acid vit d xray of the affected part. Anyway you may try sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Spring beds, folding beds or thick mattress are harmful use no pillow under the head do hot fomentation. Paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. Do neck back knee & general exercises. It may have to be further investigated. Do not ignore it. Let it not become beginning of a bigger problem. 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, inform.
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When I do some work like sweeping. your some work in which I have to bend to do the work. And after work done. When I get relax in chair at that time back mild pain occur. And my weight also get increased from 65 to 70. And I am a student of competitive exam. Pls suggest me.

BPTh/BPT, Bachelor of Science
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
When I do some work like sweeping. your some work in which I have to bend to do the work. And after work done. When I...
Hello there are many reasons of pain you should go through proper investigation. Physiotherapy is the best treatment for this condition. There are many reasons for this type of pain- 1. Overuse of muscles, 2. Deficiency of vitamin d3 or calcium, or lack of water in the body, 3. Postural stress, 4. Muscle strain, etc. Please send me all investigation reports if available. I can help you by providing correct ergonomic and physio-therapeutic tips. Till then you can follow these advises:- 1. Take calcium supplements and sun bath daily to prevent further damage to your joints. 2. Avoid heavy lifting. 3. Perform some gentle exercises and stretching of your all joints. 4. Walk straight with shoulder protracted. 5. Perform deep breathing exercises or yoga for proper functioning of lungs. Thanks. Wish you happy and pain free life.
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I am 30 years old male, I have back pain within 6 months. Still is painful. So please help me what I need to do?

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I am 30 years old male, I have back pain within 6 months. Still is painful. So please help me what I need to do?
Here are some tips for how to handle your back pain: -stop normal physical activity for the first few days. This will help relieve your symptoms and reduce any swelling in the area of the pain. -Apply heat or ice to the painful area. One good method is to use ice for the first 48 to 72 hours, and then use heat. Take pain relievers medicine. --While sleeping, try lying in a curled-up, fetal position with a pillow between your legs. If you usually sleep on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees to relieve pressure. -Find a mattress with back support. A good mattress should provide support for the natural curves and alignment of the spine. Medium-firm mattresses usually provide more back pain relief than firm mattresses. -Do not perform activities that involve heavy lifting or twisting of your back for the first 6 weeks after the pain begins. -Avoid bending forward and sitting in a place for long time -Good posture plays a key role in your spine health, helping to prevent additional back and neck pain and even injuries to spinal structures. Try to be aware of your posture and make good posture part of your normal routine. -head up, shoulders back, rear tucked under -Stand and walk with correct posture -Sit with support -Lift and carry carefully -And finally, keep moving:-Maintaining a static position for too long—more than twenty or thirty minutes at a time—is hard on the back. Prolonged static posture can slowly deplete elasticity from the tissues. By simply moving—be it a change of position, a stretch, or a short walk—the tissue elasticity needed to protect your joints can be restored and the associated discomfort reduced. -Stretching and strengthening exercises are important. But, starting these exercises too soon after an injury can make your pain worse. -Some Physiotherapy treatment like IFT current can give you relief. -Consult a Physiotherapist for detail assessment and management of your back pain. Best wishes.
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Hi, I am working as computer operator for last 6 years, recently I getting pain in my lower back, can it be cured by physio therapy.

FIPP, MD, MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Ahmedabad
Hi, I am working as computer operator for last 6 years, recently I getting pain in my lower back, can it be cured by ...
Yes. You can start physiotherapy. Any form of exercise or physiotherapy will help you to relieve your back pain. Due to your job your muscles might have got stiff, which might have caused the back pain. You can also do hot fermrntation on the back.
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What are the alternative treatment for LUMBER STENOSIS to avoid surgery. Having numbness in lower limbs but not much back pain.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
What are the alternative treatment for LUMBER STENOSIS to avoid surgery.
Having numbness in lower limbs but not much ...
Apply prasarini oil or pranacharya restopain oil on affected part. Take maha yograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Avoid junk food. Spicy food. Fermented food. Tea. Coffee. Do pranayama early morning. Do exercises. Walk for atleast 30 minutes a day. Sleep minimum for 7 hours a day.
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She is 30 years old having 6 years old daughter. Suffering from high heels pain. Some swelling also in her heels.

MBBS, MD
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
She is 30 years old having 6 years old daughter. Suffering from high heels pain. Some swelling also in her heels.
why high at 6 yrs old child.pain can be releved by local creams like volino.needs some days of physiotherapy of joints near heal.
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I am 28 year old male and have backache for last 1 months. I have used pain relief ointment cream for couple of days but haven’t got any relief. What should I do now?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 28 year old male and have backache for last 1 months. I have used pain relief ointment cream for couple of days ...
Avoid long sitting, toward bending, heat fermentation twice a day and do stretching exercise if it work then ok otherwise x-ray must and physiotherapy treatment must.
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I have a pain in my knee it is very difficult to walk and some time I am not able to stand please help me sir.

Commonwealth Fellow Joint Replacement, DNB - Orthopedics, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
I have a pain in my knee it is very difficult to walk and some time I am not able to stand please help me sir.
You can visit the orthopaedic doctor the concern near by you. They will help you better. Ignoring knee pain for long time may damage your knee joint. So do the x-ray and visit the doctor.
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hello I have a back problem and it starts paining if stand more or run more so how do I get rid of it?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
hello I have a back problem and it starts paining if stand more or run more so how do I get rid of it?
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Back Stretching- lie flat, pull one of the knee forward to chest, hold for 3 seconds, then bring the other knee forward to the chest and again hold for 3 seconds. Then pull both knees towards the chest and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat 10 times each exercise twice a day. Do the cat/cow stretch. Get on all fours, with your arms straight and your hands directly under your shoulders; your knees hip-width apart.
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I qm suffering for back pain heavily how can I relief from that it's paining in sleeping and doing work also. Is there any solution to recover that one.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I qm suffering for back pain heavily how can I relief from that it's paining in sleeping and doing work also. Is ther...
Hi 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.. .
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Disc Prolapse And Effective Cure

MBBS ,MD
Pain Management Specialist, Hyderabad
Disc Prolapse And Effective Cure

Lumbar disc prolapse causes severe back pain and radiates down to one or both legs below the knee. MRI shows exact problem. After basic pain killers - rest for a week, do some physiotherapy if pain persists, a pain management specialist is needed. He will see the possibility of a root block at the nerve affected by disc prolapse. If severe degree of prolapse, endoscopic discectomy under local anesthesia is best as a day care and minimally invasive procedure.The patient usually is discharged in 12-24 hrs.

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Sir I am having back pain since last 2 years. But it is not continuous. While I pick up some heavy thing that time it is coming. Then after 3~ 4 days I feel well. What should I do?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
Sir I am having back pain since last 2 years. But it is not continuous. While I pick up some heavy thing that time it...
Dear, low back pain are often referred for physical therapy for four weeks as an initial conservative (nonsurgical) treatment option before considering other more aggressive treatments, including back surgery. The goals of physical therapy are to decrease back pain, increase function, and teach the patient a maintenance program to prevent future back problems. Common forms of physical therapy include: 1.Passive physical therapy (modalities), which includes things done to the patient, such as heat application, ice packs and electrical stimulation. For example, a heating pad may be applied to warm up the muscles prior to doing exercising and stretching, and an ice pack may be used afterward to sooth the muscles and soft tissues. OSee Physical Therapy: Passive PT (Modalities) for Back Pain 2.Active physical therapy, which focuses on specific exercises and stretching. For most low back pain treatments, active exercise is the focus of the physical therapy program. This article focuses on active physical therapy and exercise as a means to help recover from back problems and prevent or minimize future flare-ups of low back pain Low back pain has lasted between two and six weeks, or if there are frequent recurrences of low back pain, physical therapy is often recommended. Some spine specialists consider physical therapy sooner, particularly if the pain is severe. •Read more: Exercise and Back Pain In general, the goals of physical therapy are to decrease pain, increase function, and provide education on a maintenance program to prevent further recurrences. A physical therapy program for back pain usually has two components: 1.Passive physical therapy to help reduce the patient's pain to a more manageable level 2.Active exercises Passive Physical Therapy - Modalities Acutely, the physical therapist may focus on decreasing pain with passive physical therapy (modalities). These therapies are considered passive because they are done to the patient. Examples of modalities include: •Heat/ice packs •TENS units •Iontophoresis •Ultrasound.
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Enter question for you or someone else. For e.g. I am 25 year old male and have backache for last 2 months. I have used pain relief ointment cream for couple of days but haven’t got any relief. What should I do now?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
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. Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily ..Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall.. .Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily – lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana ? Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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I have Arthritis. In my leg it's pain very much please give me a help ful medicine, because of it I can't sleep at night also.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
I have Arthritis. In my leg it's pain very much please give me a help ful medicine, because of it I can't sleep at ni...
hello raj for treatment please provide your age & other reports XRAY & blood reports .1) Do massage with warm sesame oil or suitable oil for 15 min., afterwards take hot fomentation for 10 min. 2) Start natural calcium supplement. 3) Do regular stretching exercise 4) In yoga DO BHUJANGASAN, HALASAN & SURYANAMASKAR. This will give you relief in mild to moderate cases. Give feedback after 7 days. We also provide some health packages for your disease
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