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Spinal Surgery Disorders
Treatment of Neurological Problems
Treatment of Nerve And Muscle Disorders
Treatment of Hip Disorders
Neuro Physiotherapy Treatment
Treatment of Knee Injury
Pregnancy Exercise Therapy
Treatment of Sports Injuries
Treatment of Splinting
Treatment of Spondylosis
Arthritis And Pain Management Treatment
Heat Therapy Treatment
Post Pregnancy Classes
Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Treatment of Shin Splints
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Hi doctor mere husband ke per bohat dard rehte hai. Jab bi veh office se aate hai. Unka weight bi increase hota ja raha hai. Voh snoring bi boht karte hai.. Pls help me mai kya kru.
I met with a accident 2 years ago. And had multiple ligament tear in my right leg and 3 screw were put near my knee. Still now I can't bend my leg and it pains when I walk. Can you help me so that I can bend easily and walk.
Sciatica is characterized by an excruciating pain that stems as a result of irritation or 'pinching' of the sciatic nerve. This comprises leg pain and body ache that often makes sitting, standing or movement of any sort, a painful endeavor. While sciatica may grow progressively over a period of time, it can in fact occur suddenly as well.
Burning sensations in the limbs, a persistent feeling of numbness or weakness, and pain in the lower back area are among the most recurrent symptoms of sciatic nerve pain. Depending on the portion of the sciatic nerve that is affected, the pain can either be confined to the lower hip area or even extend till the toes.
While sciatica may be irregular and infrequent for some people, others might be clinically diagnosed with the condition. In both the cases, seeking adequate measures to counter the pain must not be postponed at any price. As a patient, one might find the benefits of epidural steroid injections to be many. Along with alleviating the pain for a long while, it can often delay the need for surgery and at times, chalk it off altogether.
WHY OPT FOR EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTIONS?
Despite the fact that the effect of epidural steroid injections last only temporarily, there is substantial evidence of its efficacy in delivering a pain-free experience when in the system. The injected steroid targets the epidural space of the spinal area and the steroids wash out the mediators which might cause inflammation, thus easing the pain. The steroids then act as agents to slow the responsiveness of the immune system so that they doesn't react to the inflammatory agents linked with nerve or tissue damage. As a result, the pain that is generated due to the irritation of the surrounding nerves is significantly eased down.
HOW IS THE POSSIBILITY OF SURGERY RULED OUT?
Epidural Steroid Injections are a safe, simple, and an efficient non-surgical treatment option that works on the concept of interventional pain management and provides extreme relief from persistent and chronic pain. The injection course generally comprises of three sessions over a period of few weeks and the total number of injections required depends entirely on the present condition of the patient. If you happen to experience no pain after the first few sittings, the course may be discontinued. The injections have the potential to improve health and overall quality of life, while the requirement for painkillers will be substantially decreased and in the process, the need for surgery might be potentially avoided.
If you are experiencing joint stiffness in your hip along with pain and tenderness, you could be suffering from hip arthritis or osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis accounts for being the most common form of arthritis. It is referred to as degenerative joint disease and old-age arthritis and usually, occurs because of age-related issues. The condition occurs when injury and inflammation of a joint lead to the breakdown of the cartilage tissue, causing pain, swelling, and deformity.
How hip arthritis affects the hip joint?
People who are affected by osteoarthritis of the hip may have difficulty in walking properly. Diagnosis in the early stage is difficult as pain may occur in various locations such as the thigh, groin, knee or buttocks.
The underlying causes
The factors responsible for osteoarthritis include increasing age, joint injury and excess body weight. Some other factors may also be responsible. They are as follows:
- When the joints have formed improperly.
- In case of inherited defects in the cartilage.
- When a person puts excess stress on the hip joint because of being overweight or due to certain activities and motions.
How it can be detected?
The different symptoms of hip arthritis or osteoarthritis are as follows:
- Joint stiffness, especially after waking up in the morning.
- Joint stiffness after sitting for a long period.
- Swelling, pain, and tenderness in the hip joint.
- A crunching feeling or sound of bones rubbing against one another.
- The inability to move the hip for carrying out daily activities.
The aim of osteoarthritis treatment is to improve the patient’s ability to move about so that his regular life is less affected. The function of the hip and pain management are other targets of treatment for this condition. The different treatment plans are as follows:
- Proper joint care and rest
- Using a cane while walking for taking weight off your hip
- Losing excessive weight
- Non-drug pain relief measures for controlling pain
- Regular exercise
- Several medicines, including NSAIDS and other prescribed pain medication
- Alternative therapies
Hip replacement surgery
This is a surgical procedure used for osteoarthritis treatment when all other treatment plans fail. The damaged ball of the hip joint is replaced with a metal ball in this surgical procedure. The hip socket is resurfaced by using a plastic liner and metal shell. Apart from the mentioned treatment procedures, hip resurfacing is another surgical option for osteoarthritis treatment, which helps in giving relief when a hip replacement surgery is delayed. In this procedure, the affected hip joint surfaces are surgically removed and are replaced with metal. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!
I am a diabetic from past 10 years. I experience pain in my legs and weakness too. Sugar levels are under control at present. What investigations should I go for?
I am suffering from waist pain, I'm getting pained whenever I go to the bed. Can you suggest something for these problems?
Hi my name is'mahesh' I'm 22 I'm suffering from backache since 2 months s suggest me to recover from its give me any suggestion you would prefer.
Pain is a common occurrence in day to day life and should be managed well.
Remember the word ‘ICE’ which means putting ice pack on theinjured painful area, ‘C’ stands for compression and ‘E’stands for elevation.
The mantra, therefore, is to use cold compression and elevation forany injury.
Alternate hot and cold packs are used for chronic pain.
Painkillers should not be taken without a doctor’s advice.
If a painkiller has to be taken, it should be one tablet of paracetamol.
People who take alcohol should not consume paracetamol without asking their doctor.
In patients with kidney disease, even one tablet of painkiller can precipitate kidney failure.
In patients with acid peptic disease, one tablet of painkiller can precipitate gastric bleeding. Instead of taking a painkiller, look for alternative methods torelieve pain.
Pain relieving ointments are better than oral painkillers.
In hospital setting, intravenous and intramuscular injectable painkillers are available.
Always tell your doctor that you are taking painkillers.