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Dr. Prabhakar Chowhan

Physiotherapist, Mumbai

120 at clinic
Dr. Prabhakar Chowhan Physiotherapist, Mumbai
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Dr. Prabhakar Chowhan is an experienced Physiotherapist in Sion, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Lion Tarachand Baba Hospital in Sion, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prabhakar Chowhan on Lybrate.com.

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Good day 1 week ago saturday I had a very bad injury I fall down on ice and injure my left leg. I went toi the hospital and stayed one day there now they saying my muscles above my left knee (ferrum) was a little bit broken open and we can do two things they told me or we make operation or put a brace. I have chosen for a brace and they told me 4 weeks home to recover with the brace and do not walk too much and walk with crutches. My question is will I recover with my leg totally after a lot of rest and do not walk too much.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
Good day 1 week ago saturday I had a very bad injury I fall down on ice and injure my left leg. I went toi the hospit...
Back pain or HIP PAIN k liye back isometrics exercise kijiye or hot fragmentations kijiye. For word bandings mat kijiye. Long time ek hi positins m mat rahiye. Breegings exercise bilateral or single leg rotation kijiye phle without weight kijiye fir 1-2kg weight cuff se kijiye rotations kijiye leg single -single than avoide kijiye stair clabbings sweelings ho to ice ki massage kijiye back pain ko ap darr mat smjiye ap low back belt bi use m laa sakte h vo kisi bi tarah k jurck se apko bacha ti h deep breathing exercise kijiye I hope get well soon… thnx. Shoulder pain or elbow pain or HAND PAIN k liye ap ice massage kijiye … jurck se bachiye or shoulder wheeler exercise kijiye. Clapping kijiye. Sweeling aye to ice massage kijiye ……rotation krte rahiye. Elbow m pain ho to ap ultra sound lgaiye 4-10 days pulley exercise kijiye or weight cuff bandh kr 1-2kg k weight cuff se pendullaer exercise kijiye…. I hope get well soon thnx. Wrist pain k liye stimuleter ka use kr sakte h …. Or fingers k liye mobilization bi krsakte h I hope get well soon……thnx Leg pain k liye calf stretchings or periformis stretchings or T. F. L stretching ilio psos muscles ki stretching kijiye sweelings ho to ice pack kijiye or sweeling nhi ho to hot pack ka use ap kijiye. Heel track kijiye… weight cuff 1-2kg use kijiye or leg exercise kijitye hips up nd down exercise kijiye…. Walking kijiye phle edii rakiye fir panjaa rakijiye 6-9 kaadaam chalet huye apni walking ki capacity incress kijiye daily 1000 kaadaam ap chaliye …deep breath lijiye pani jada se jada pijiye ……. Long sitting, standing, clambing avoide kijiye I hope ap jaldi ache ho jayege thnx. KNEE PAIN k liye ap knee cap use kijiye …or hot fragmentation kijiye jada stair clambbings mat kijiye…. Long sitting or standing mat kijiye……. Heel track kijiye 4-5 time, ediii panjaa kr k chaliye 1000 kaadaam………. ANKLE PAIN k liye ap ice se massage kijiye …. Quick stretch kijiye or tempoline kr sakte h ap……for jumping……ankle toe movement kijiye countinu…. Weightcuuff bandh kr 1-2 kg k ap sit to stand kr sakte ho……. I hope ap jaldi theek ho jaayege thnx……
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My mother is suffering from spondylitis. Daily she suffer any problem. Someday she suffers a severe headache, someday a severe dizziness and today an intense pain in her back. Her shoulder and neck is very paining. She is unable to move her hands, sneeze.(Unke nus chad gai hai.) Please help. How to cure all this.

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Heat is an effective mean of reducing and relieving pain in cervical spondylosis. You can use hot packs at home. Some exercises like static contractions and strengthening exercises are needs to be done. Isometric contractions of the cervical muscles improve the muscle endurance and tone as the contractions improve the blood supply thereby the nutrition to the muscle is increased and hence muscle strengthening is done. You may need traction and soft tissue techniques for the management of cs. Postural awareness is very important. As the condition progresses, the abnormality of posture also increases, thus from the initial stage itself, postural awareness through proper advice and education should be planned and initiated by the physiotherapist. Best wishes.
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I am 80 yeras old and having pain in both the knee. I can walk with slight pain but get stiffness feeling after getting up after prolonged sitting or lying down. I had stent about 2 years back. Any treatment without knee replacement/surgery. Please advise regards.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 80 yeras old and having pain in both the knee. I can walk with slight pain but get stiffness feeling after getti...
Most probably you are suffering from oa of knee. Knee surgery-total knee replacement (tkr) is quite safe & gives uniformly good results, in our hands. We have well equipped center in delhi. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Surgery should be done when patient is still active & will be able to take benefit of surgery. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem. Kindly show me x rays before a final decision can be taken. You will be thoroughly investigated before surgery is under taken. Risk in surgery is less than the risk in crossing road.
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Sir, my wife age 50 having Blood ESR level 92 after 1 hour and having knee pain on both legs, please advice me on reducing painThanks.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
Sir, my wife age 50 having Blood ESR level 92 after 1 hour and having knee pain on both legs, please advice me on red...
Back pain or HIP PAIN k liye back isometrics exercise kijiye or hot fragmentations kijiye. For word bandings mat kijiye. Long time ek hi positins m mat rahiye. Breegings exercise bilateral or single leg rotation kijiye phle without weight kijiye fir 1-2kg weight cuff se kijiye rotations kijiye leg single -single than avoide kijiye stair clabbings sweelings ho to ice ki massage kijiye back pain ko ap darr mat smjiye ap low back belt bi use m laa sakte h vo kisi bi tarah k jurck se apko bacha ti h deep breathing exercise kijiye I hope get well soon… thnx. Shoulder pain or elbow pain or HAND PAIN k liye ap ice massage kijiye … jurck se bachiye or shoulder wheeler exercise kijiye. Clapping kijiye. Sweeling aye to ice massage kijiye ……rotation krte rahiye. Elbow m pain ho to ap ultra sound lgaiye 4-10 days pulley exercise kijiye or weight cuff bandh kr 1-2kg k weight cuff se pendullaer exercise kijiye…. I hope get well soon thnx. Wrist pain k liye stimuleter ka use kr sakte h …. Or fingers k liye mobilization bi krsakte h I hope get well soon……thnx Leg pain k liye calf stretchings or periformis stretchings or T. F. L stretching ilio psos muscles ki stretching kijiye sweelings ho to ice pack kijiye or sweeling nhi ho to hot pack ka use ap kijiye. Heel track kijiye… weight cuff 1-2kg use kijiye or leg exercise kijitye hips up nd down exercise kijiye…. Walking kijiye phle edii rakiye fir panjaa rakijiye 6-9 kaadaam chalet huye apni walking ki capacity incress kijiye daily 1000 kaadaam ap chaliye …deep breath lijiye pani jada se jada pijiye ……. Long sitting, standing, clambing avoide kijiye I hope ap jaldi ache ho jayege thnx. KNEE PAIN k liye ap knee cap use kijiye …or hot fragmentation kijiye jada stair clambbings mat kijiye…. Long sitting or standing mat kijiye……. Heel track kijiye 4-5 time, ediii panjaa kr k chaliye 1000 kaadaam………. ANKLE PAIN k liye ap ice se massage kijiye …. Quick stretch kijiye or tempoline kr sakte h ap……for jumping……ankle toe movement kijiye countinu…. Weightcuuff bandh kr 1-2 kg k ap sit to stand kr sakte ho……. I hope ap jaldi theek ho jaayege thnx……
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MY mother-in -la is suffering with severe back pain. Since last 7 years. Now she lost her sensing also from back bone to down part. Doctor told us .she need a surgery, Can you please suggest the to whom I should meet and which hospital?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
MY mother-in -la is suffering with severe back pain. Since last 7 years. Now she lost her sensing also from back bone...
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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My bro kick me at my sacral area when i was in bent position. Now there is a throbbing pain near my tail bone and i cnt sit straight for long.Help me. M 20 yrs old.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Pune
Hi this is dr.Vyas how much time before it happened ? do you have any x-ray report or prescriptions?
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I am 27 year old Height 172 cm weight 74 kg my knee pain since 6th year and sound knee (kut kut) please tell me what reason and medical treatment advice me. Please!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
I am 27 year old Height 172 cm weight 74 kg my knee pain since 6th year and sound knee (kut kut) please tell me what ...
your bones get affected due to improper diet non eating of cow ghee etc take mahatiktak ghruita along with luke warm cow milk empty stomach apply luke warm til oil on joints for 4-5 min daily avoid eating of milkshakes fruitsalads basi food freeze stored food etc consult privetly for more details and medications
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I had back pain from past 7 day. I had taken medicine also. But their is no improvement. Help me.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
I had back pain from past 7 day. I had taken medicine also. But their is no improvement. Help me.
Hi Learn spine mobility and strengthening exercise from Physio. Do reply for private consultation and detailed treatment plan .
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I am 39 year old male , I am used to intense workout in the gym, I squat 2 * bodyweight , but last week when I was squatting I experienced making pain in left side of my lower back so I quit squatting for the week, I did not feel any pain, but when I resumed squatting after a gap of 10 days the pain was back please advise, thanks.

MSPT (Master of Physical Therapy)
Physiotherapist,
I am 39 year old male , I am used to intense workout in the gym, I squat 2 * bodyweight , but last week when I was sq...
please do exercises or workouts based on your need. if you want to be MR INDIA or TAMILNADU you can be overloaded with exercises and workouts. if not shape your body and maintain it. exercising with less load for longer time or more repetition is the best way to fitness without injuring or creating adverse reactions like this. proper warmup is essential for every workout. get advice from your instructor. exercise 4-5days a week it is enough no need to workout everyday. let other 2 or days allotted for out of gym exercise activities like jogging or ground exercises.
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Natural home remedies: back pain

D.P.T
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Natural home remedies: back pain

Back pain often strikes when something's amiss with the delicate column of bones, muscles, ligaments and joints that holds you up. But many other conditions, like strains, arthritis, hairline spine fractures and even kidney infections, can cause your back to throb.

What you can do

Ice first, heat later. As a pain reliever, ice works great. It temporarily blocks pain signals and helps reduce swelling. Several times a day, lay an ice pack wrapped in a towel on the painful area for up to 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can use a bag of frozen peas or corn. During the first few days of home treatment, apply the ice pack as frequently as necessary. Later you may still want to use ice after exercise or physical activities. After about 48 hours, switch to moist heat to stimulate blood flow and reduce painful spasms. Dip a towel in very warm water, wring it out, then flatten and fold it. Lie on your stomach with pillows under your hips and ankles. Place the towel across the painful area, cover the towel with plastic wrap, then put a heating pad - set on medium - atop the plastic. Leave it on for up to 20 minutes. You can repeat this three or four times a day for several days.
Perfect your posture. Look for the posture that places the least stress on your back. To do it, stand straight with your weight evenly balanced on both feet. Tilt your pelvis forward, then back, exaggerating the movement. Then settle into the position that feels most comfortable. Now 'work your way up' your back, focusing on one area at a time. First concentrate on the area near your waist, then your chest area, and finally your neck and shoulders. Try to feel which position is least stressful and most comfortable. This is the position to maintain when you're standing, walking, and beginning or ending any exercise.
Rise and shine. Each morning before you get out of bed, lie on your back and slowly stretch your arms overhead. Gently pull your knees to your chest, one at a time. To rise, roll to the edge of your bed, turn on your side, put your knees over the edge, and use one arm to push yourself up as you let your feet swing to the floor. Once you're on your feet, put your hands on your buttocks and lean back very slowly to stretch out your spine.
Rub in some relief. Ask a partner to massage the aching area. If you want to use a 'back rub' cream or ointment, go ahead, but use caution, as most topical creams produce skin irritation after a few applications. For a simple back massage aid, stuff several tennis balls into a long sock, tie the end of the sock, and have your partner roll it over your back.

A natural boost

Pick a pepper product. Your drugstore carries liniments that contain capsaicin, the heat-producing substance in hot peppers. Applied to your skin, capsaicin depletes nerve endings of a neurochemical called substance P. Researchers have found that substance P is essential for transmitting pain sensations to the brain, so when there's less substance P in circulation, the pain meter is turned down a bit. Look for a cream or ointment containing 0.075% or 0.025% capsaicin. And be patient: You may have to use it for several weeks to feel the full effect. Stop using it if you begin to feel any skin irritation.
Three or four times a day, take 500 milligrams of bromelain. Derived from pineapples, this enzyme promotes circulation, reduces swelling, and helps your body reabsorb the by-products of inflammation. Look for a strength between 1,200 and 2,400 MCU (milk clotting units) or 720 and 1,440 GDU (gelatin dissolving units). Wait for at least an hour after each meal before taking the bromelain, or it will work mainly in your gut instead of your muscles.

I am Debiatic patient. I am suffering from chest pain and upper part of back pain. I consulted with Doctor and told that debiatic patient suffer and it is normal. Please advice me what type of medication I have to do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), diploma in anorectal disease
Ayurveda, Kolhapur
I am Debiatic patient. I am suffering from chest pain and upper part of back pain. I consulted with Doctor and told t...
Hi yes it is common symptoms but don't ignore as it may convert in to major things. But don't worry ayurvedic medicines work very well in such conditions. Arjun churna 50 gm+ pushkarmool churn 30 gm mix it each other. Take 2 spoon of mixture add 2 cup of water boil it and reduce it to 1/2 cup. Consume this kadha two times in day. Triphala churn a 2 spoon with water every night for bowel clearance. These are for three months you will definitely relives pains and side effect of diabetics.
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I am 26 years old. I have joint pain in knee nearly 8 months. I suggest ortho and neuro doctors but pain is not relief. In MRI scan the results show is ligament problem. Please suggest me good treatment.

MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Coimbatore
I am 26 years old. I have joint pain in knee nearly 8 months. I suggest ortho and neuro doctors but pain is not relie...
Dear lybrate-user, if mri is showing ligament injury, it needs to be taken care off. If a complete tear is present it my need reconstruction. If it is partial and based on patients work demand and expectations even sometimes physiotherapy treatment can be done. I think patient should consult an arthroscopy specialist to have relief.
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I have right shoulder frozen since 16 months. Did lots of exercise but the pain did not cure. Doctor advised for MRI. Please advise.

AO TRAUMA, DNB (Orthopedics), MS ORTHO, MBBS
Orthopedist, Ghaziabad
I have right shoulder frozen since 16 months. Did lots of exercise but the pain did not cure. Doctor advised for MRI....
Mri can be done. Natural healing time of frozen shoulder is 18-24 months. Make sure to have a good sugar control. If things are troubling you too much you can go for manipulation under anaesthesia.
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I am 34. Two months over I had an operation for spine, The operation was laminectomy and nervous decompression. Doctor told me to take rest for three months. But now after 2 months that pain in back. My left from butt is paining till calf. I am doing the exercise. Still I am taking rest. I wanted to join the work, what should I do?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
I am 34. Two months over I had an operation for spine, The operation was laminectomy and nervous decompression. Docto...
Dear lybrate-user, if the pain is there even after decompression and laminectomy then it seems the compression has occured again. Some of the nerve is being compressed and it is paining but it can also be due to operative procedure. Do not join for work now, it is strictly not recommended.
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Non-Surgical Treatment For Sciatica

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM, Fellowship in palliative medicine, certificate in interventional pain management
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Non-Surgical Treatment For Sciatica

The term Sciatica is used to describe leg pain, tingling, numbness or weakness that travels down the low back via the sciatic nerve to the back of leg. Sciatic nerve arises from each side of lower spine and passes deep in the buttock along the back of thigh and legs. The pain of Sciatica may be irregular/ infrequent or persistent causing severe agony to the patients. The pain of Sciatica may be confined to low back or hips or may extend up to toes. The pain of Sciatica can be excruciating and "not relieved by painkillers".

What causes Sciatica?

Pain in Sciatica is due to irritation or pinching of Sciatic nerve within the spine. This occurs most commonly due to prolapsed intervertebral disc (slip disc) causing nerve compression resulting in pain.

Is surgery the only treatment for Sciatica?

Most patients can be managed with medication/exercises. So surgery is not the only way out. Patients who have severe pain can also benefit from "Epidural Steroid Injection". This treatment has proven to be effective in avoiding spine surgery in such patients.

What is Epidural Steroid Injection?

Epidural Steroid Injection is a procedure done by a Specialist (Interventional Pain) in an Operation Theatre using X-Ray (Image Intensifier) to locate exact level of injection. A drug mixture consisting of Steroid with Local Anaesthetic is injected at the epidural space of affected nerve root. The steroid washes away inflammatory mediators from the epidural space which decreases the pain. Steroid also decreases the inflammatory response of body to the prolapsed disc. As a result the pain arising from nerve inflammation is decreased. This is a day care procedure i.e. the patients are discharged the same day.

How is the possibility of surgery ruled out?

Epidural Steroid Injection is a proven, safe and an effective treatment that works on the concept of Interventional pain management - to provide relief from persistent and chronic pain of Sciatica. Generally, a single injection is sufficient to relieve patients of the pain. The procedure can be repeated for a maximum 3 times in a year, depending on the patient's response. With effective pain relief, surgery is negated.

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Sir, My wife usually has pain at upper side of right hand all kind of x rays and blood samples have been checked and all reports are normal many kind of medicines have been done but remain always a little improve so sir please suggest some solution.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Sir, My wife usually has pain at upper side of right hand all kind of x rays and blood samples have been checked and ...
If the all reports are normal then it may be due to work poster tell her to work intermittantly and take rest between work also do some neck exercises.
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HI name is madhu, I am from bangalore in k r purim. I have pine back side and moshan problem last 4 year.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
HI name is madhu, I am from bangalore in k r purim.
I have pine back side and moshan problem last 4 year.
Please do hot compresses daily. Take balance diet. Also take mag phos 6x - twice daily 4 tablets. You should do x-ray of the spine/back to identify the cause. Take food on time to avoid motion problem.
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I am a 18 year old student. I get back pain very frequently and it will kill me for hours. What should I do now to prevent backpain?

DNB (Orthopedics), fellowship in arthroscopy and sports medicine
Orthopedist, Ghaziabad
I am a 18 year old student. I get back pain very frequently and it will kill me for hours. What should I do now to pr...
U r sitting for longer duration for studies that may be the cause of backnpain. Avoid sitting for longer duration, take rest, your posture should be correct while you r sitting for studies. If your pain doesn't subside, pls visit orthopaedician.
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I feel exhausted and pain in my bones and body at the end of the day. Having negative thinking.what can i do .

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
I feel exhausted and pain in my bones and body at the end of the day. Having negative thinking.what can i do .
Sir go for a complete detox of your body with the help of ayurveda's panchakarma therapy. It includes abhyangam (massage with medicated oils) n medicated steam bath. This wud rejuvenate your body - improving your work efficiency and bettering your sleep. Also take shirodhara which would completely take the stress out of your body and you will feel light, fresh and full of energy.
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