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Dr. Rajiv Desai

Orthopedist, Mumbai

Dr. Rajiv Desai Orthopedist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Rajiv Desai is an experienced Orthopedist in Kandivali West, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Mangal Murti Hospital & Polyclinic - Kandivali West in Kandivali West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rajiv Desai and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 65 years old. Have ache in joint/muscles of the right hip. Please suggest right now.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi Thanks for your query and Welcome to Lybrate. I am Dr Akshay from Fortis Hospital, New Delhi. Please get fresh X Ray Pelvis with Both Hips - AP and few blood tests : ESR, CRP, Serum Vitamin D , Serum Potassium levels done and send reports across to me so that i can see and opine accordingly. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation. Thanks & Regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena Consultant Orthopaedics Fortis Hospital, New Delhi
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I am 48 years old having little back pain and feeling chest discomfort some time . What should I do.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 48 years old having little back pain and feeling chest discomfort some time . What should I do.
Aviod toward bending and lifting weight. Do hot fermentation and stretching exercises and avoid computer work do neck isometric exercises if back pain is in thoracic spine otherwise a chest x-ray.
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My arm have some internally pain have you any idea to cure its nicely because its is still paining since last few week ago?

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
My arm have some internally pain have you any idea to cure its nicely because its is still paining since last few wee...
Do consult neuro physio and get clinically examined for the possible cause of your pain and follow appropriate therapy.
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Knee pain starts smoothly.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Knee pain starts smoothly.
1.. 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. 2.. 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. 3.. Take one tablespoon of castor oil before going to bed, once or twice a week. It helps in cleansing ama (toxin) build up and balancing vata. 4.. Mix equal quantities of powdered fenugreek seeds, turmeric and ginger powder. Take one teaspoon daily in the morning and evening. 5.. For dry fomentation of the affected joints, take a cloth and fold it into four, fill it with hot and sand make a potli (bag) out of it. Use this bundle for the fomentation of different joints. This is very helpful in reducing pain and swelling.
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Can some serious conditions be causing my back pain? If so, which ones and what are their symptoms? Have they been ruled out?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Can some serious conditions be causing my back pain? If so, which ones and what are their symptoms? Have they been ru...
Hello, first of all you should know what is backache and by which factors it caused and aggravated. The usual cause of low back pain is the sedentary lifestyle that we lead these days. There is hardly any movement. walking, running and cycling like activities are also not a part of our daily routine. To add to it, our diet consists more and more of junk food. Fresh fruits, vegetables and high fibre foods are consumed less and less. These daily practices lead to obesity. The increased body weight puts lot of pressure on the spine which has to bear all the extra unwanted weight. The back muscles which are already weak due to lack of exercise and wrong posture are unable to cope with this increased load. This causes pain in the back muscles. Management for Back Pain:-Along with medicines for relieving pain, one needs to identify the cause and correct it. This may require some medicines or some correction in your posture or reducing weight or improving your lifestyle. At the same time, there is a need to work on the local muscle strengthening. Back muscles need to be strengthened so that they can bear the weight of the upper body. For this exercises of the back muscles are very helpful. Regular walking is also very helpful as it is a wholesome exercise of the body, improves blood circulation and helps lose weight. Most importantly if you are overweight then losing weight is an important part of the whole treatment plan .Long term use of painkillers for low back pain is harmful Treatment for back pain:- Homoeopathic medicines are very helpful. They not only treat the acute stages but are also used for the treatment of chronic back pain.Selection of the exact remedy depends upon the individual symptoms of the person.So share the complete symptom picture for the proper treatment. In the mean time take Arnica 200, 3 drops in the morning and Rhus tox. 200, 3 drops at night for 7 days.Take care.
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I'm a 35 year single woman weighing 60 kgs and height 5 feet 4 inches. I've been pretty active, esp last year I trekked for about 10 days to high altitudes, while in the city took power yoga, zumba, and weight lifting classes. Ran twice a week. I've experienced sharp unbearable pain in my ankle. No fractures and sprains. Parents have flat foot, docs have been telling me it could be due to that. Can't stand for more than 2 hours and walk continuously for long. Pain killers have not helped much and I do not want any more pain killers. How to treat the pain and condition of flat foot? please suggest. I'm wearing silicon medial arches now.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Flat foot at times causes pain. But we must rule out other causes as well rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Physiotherapy usually helps any way take caldikind plus (mankind) 1tab odx10days paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days it may have to be further investigated make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. You must have x rays of your feet done.
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I feel my body warmness. All body pained. All joints are also pained what is the problem?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I feel my body warmness. All body pained. All joints are also pained what is the problem?
Dear user probably you are suffering from malaise condition you need adequate rest and warm foods l. this will restore health back.
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Dear Sir. I am 33 yrs old. My weight is 115 kg.Having medication of hypertension and thyroid. My cholesterol is also high. From Last few days facing . Problem in my knees. After some walking. There was pain in knee. If i sit continous 2 hour. Then face some difficulty to stand straight.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi I am Dr Akshay from Fortis Hospital, New Delhi. It seems that your knees are under a lot of stress due to high weight but you can start doing exercises - Quadriceps & Hamstring strengthening exercises for your affected knee. Also start walking for about 2-3 km everyday ( Brisk walks) and get your vitamin D and calcium metabolism correct. Do not hesitate to contact me in case of further queries. Thanks & Regards Dr Akshay Kumar Saxena
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My mom got fracture in right hand above knees below shoulder she got operated and plating was done by orthopaedic nowbits been two months no relief in pain and soojan is there. There is no movement in hand cause it pains a lot. Please suggest as what to do and diet to follow she is diabetic also.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
My mom got fracture in right hand above knees below shoulder she got operated and plating was done by orthopaedic now...
You should take acupressure treatment and take biochemic mag phos12x + ferrum phos12x. 4 tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 day's and consult private online.
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I am a 53 yr old male, I was diagnosed for hypertension in 2000. Since then I was on amtas at-25, when at kolkata in 2008 perindropil 8mg was added and subsequently now at kanpur my medicine was changed to amtas at-25 (od), s-amlopidine (bd), ecosprine 75mg (od). Now have swelling in my ankles and my left leg from the calf to toes swells up during the day. When I keep my feet up the swelling reduces.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. There are actually many causes of swelling in you lower limbs, it can simply be postural in nature wherein swelling decreases when you elevate your legs. But since you are a chronic hypertensive I will advise you to get yourself evaluated by a cardiologist since the swelling could be due to a cardiac cause as well. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards
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When he moves his shoulder round, a type of of sound is coming out from the shoulder. He is unable to move his hand towards backside.

bachelor of physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Delhi
When he moves his shoulder round, a type of of sound is coming out from the shoulder. He is unable to move his hand t...
Hello in medical term the sound you are mentioning Is crepitus. There are reasons for the sound. Can be due to tendon tear, bony arthritis, fluid accumulation etc. Simple exercises of shoulder should be started. However goal of the treatment can be decided only with proper investigation.
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I am getting nerve pain on my left thigh starting from genital area to knee inner thigh how to reduce this pain.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am getting nerve pain on my left thigh starting from genital area to knee inner thigh how to reduce this pain.
The area suggests nerve compression in upper lumbar region. L1—L3 Go for mri lumbar spine and consult back with reports. Meanwhile take tablet nerwita—pg or pregastar—m once at bdtime.
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My aunt is 45 years old dhe us suffering from knees pain from last two year's. Had many medical treatment but didn't felt any relief. What else she should do please suggest?

MSc in Orhopedic Physiotherapy (UK), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
My aunt is 45 years old dhe us suffering from knees pain from last two year's. Had many medical treatment but didn't ...
From you Aunt's condition it feels like she has developed Knee Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis can occur at any time of life but the incidence increases with age. It usually affects people over 40 years of age. There is no cure for osteoarthritis but the progression of the disease can be slowed and pain and disability reduced. Treatment options include: Healthy body weight: Maintaining a healthy body weight will reduce stress on the arthritic joints. Nutritional supplements Supplements such as glucosamine have been reported to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis and halt, or even reverse. So please try to take this supplement once a day. Exercise Exercise can assist with the maintenance of muscle strength and the mobility of arthritic joints. Activity at a level that does not cause pain is not thought to worsen osteoarthritis. Non weight-bearing exercises such as swimming or aqua jogging in a heated pool may be beneficial. Range-of-motion and stretching exercises will help maintain the maximum possible movement in the joint. Stretching will help maintain or restore flexibility to the joint’s muscles and tendons. You can apply cold or heat several times a day to reduce your knee pain. Just remember to cover the cold pack with a towel and keep your heating pad at a low setting to avoid burning your skin. Whether you use heat or cold, remove it after 20 to 30 minutes. If the knee is swollen or sore, the following positions and activities you should avoid until knee pain and swelling resolve: Squatting Kneeling Twisting and pivoting Consult a Physiotherapist privately to know the details of these exercises and other management for OA knee. Best wishes.
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I am 40 year old from last six month I have pain in my hip bone its very painful while sitting.

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
It may be due to wrong sitting posture. Correct your posture whether you are sitting or travelling in a vehicle (2 wheeler). Also do hip rotation in the morning. Oil massage and fomentation will also help.
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Iam having backache since 1 day..?? What should I do....???

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist,
Iam having backache since 1 day..?? What should I do....???
Requires detailed examination and investigation. Preliminary investigations suggested: hb, tlc, dlc, esr, blood sugar fasting & pp, uric acid vit d urine r/e x-ray of the affected part. Anyway it may be tried 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 fomantation 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 that patient is not allergic to any of the medicines that he/she is going to take. If it does not give relief in 4-5days, inform.
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I'm suffering from lower back pain. Now I can't walk properly. MRI and other report are normal.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I'm suffering from lower back pain. Now I can't walk properly. MRI and other report are normal.
do hot fermentation and tk muscle relaxant medicine after relief do stretching and strength exercise
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I am 27 yrsof age having obesity as I can't do work more time. I feel pain and uncomfortable. I have pain also in my legs ankle.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I am 27 yrsof age having obesity as I can't do work more time. I feel pain and uncomfortable. I have pain also in my ...
you should take acupressure therapy it is cure your problem permanently, you take biochemic kali phos 6x+ nat phos 3x 4tab each thrice a day with warm water. take &inform me.
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Frequently I am getting neck pain. How to get rid of this problem and what are the precautions to take?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
Apply volini gel on neck, do warm fomentation. do neck muscle exercises in pain free period. avoid high pillow. consult if not ok.
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Hi Reasons for pain on left upper hand. I have pain for last few weeks. I have the pain only when I use the left hand doing any work.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
It might be cervical disc nerve deficit and radiating pain from there to your wrist level sometimes to relieve the pain take ift and vaccuum therapy for 12 days regularly.
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