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Dr. Reema Chachra

BPTh/BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy

Physiotherapist, Navi Mumbai

10 Years Experience  ·  0 - 300 at clinic
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Dr. Reema Chachra BPTh/BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy Physiotherapist, Navi Mumbai
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Dr. Reema Chachra is a trusted Physiotherapist in Mahape, Navi Mumbai. Doctor has over 10 years of experience as a Physiotherapist. Doctor has done BPTh/BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy . You can meet Dr. Reema Chachra personally at Om Physiotherapy Clinic - Kopar in Mahape, Navi Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Reema Chachra and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BPTh/BPT - Pravara Institute of Medical Scienc - 2008
MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy - Pad.D Y Patil College - 2011

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PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Here are the best Home Remedies to heal fractures quicker.

1) Castor Oil - Castor oil is one of the best natural home remedies that is available at many medicine shop or grocery shops. Castor oil has anti inflammatory and antibacterial properties and can be used in various other problems too. For using castor oil in fracture, dip a clean cotton cloth in castor oil and wrap it around that particular bone, cover the cloth with duct tape and leave for one or two nights. It will strengthen your bones and help to remove fracture.

2) Kalonji Or Black Caraway Seed - Kalonji can do wonders in fractures. Its high medicinal properties and contents make it very useful in almost all of minor health problems including fracture of bones. Kalonji contains zinc, iron, phosphorus and many compounds along with antibiotic qualities. For using kalonji for fracture, take kalonji or black caraway seeds oil and massage that particular area of bones two times a day for 10-12 days. You will feel better after using it.

3) Turmeric - Turmeric is another wonderful gift of nature to the mankind that can be extensively useful in various problems like skin infections, in injuries, various mouth related problem and in fracture too. It has various wonderful medicinal qualities like anti oxidant, antiseptic and anti inflammatory. To use turmeric to heal fractures, drink turmeric with milk at least twice a day to recover quickly. Another old method is to make paste of turmeric and onion, make a poultice of this paste and put it on the affected part. You can also tie it with some plastic wraps for 1-2 days.

4) Tying With Wooden Piece - This is one of the methods that I myself have experienced. This looks simple but it is very effective, the only limitation is you can?t use it on every bone, it can only be applied on leg or hand. For using this method, take a small wooden piece and tie it with cotton cloth or plastic on the affected bone area for 10-12 hours.

5) Ice Pack - This method is also worth a try for bone fractures. It is very simple to use and can be very effective. For using put some eyes on a cotton cloth and apply slowly around the affected part for 5-10 mints, repeat this 4-5 times a day to see its effect.
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I am 36 years old I am suffering from back ache and neck ache and I also suffers both ankle bones pain. When I stands for 1/2an hour or more then my back aching and when I press my ankle bone I feel pain in my ankle bones. Please help me * mithilesh kr jaiswal.

MBBS, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Lucknow
I am 36 years old I am suffering from back ache and neck ache and I also suffers both ankle bones pain. When I stands...
hello mithlesh if it's since long, then do go for x-rays and examination by orthopedic doctor. avoid bending ,lifting weights,do fomentation and apply omnigel. an anti inflammatory muscle relaxant combination medicine can help ease pain in back and ankles.please write to me your repirts of x-ray for further advice and medication.
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Footwear with heels and their biomechanical impact on heel pain

Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Msc Advanced Sports Therapy and Rehab Science (UK), honorary Doctorate
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Footwear with heels and their biomechanical impact on heel pain
Introduction

Women loves high heels, but if they continue wearing them all time chances of significant foot pain and associated problems either can occur directly or exacerbated by wearing heels. (Morin, n.d.).

Any time person wears footwear that disturbs or realigns the natural counter of the foot they are bound to cause foot pain the experts says. While, if you add a bit of inches (high heels) in to this calculations then the pain can soon escalate to damage says Stuart Mogul expert in podiatry. Due to this, there exists the change in the body segmental alignment. For instance wearing high heels will restrict the natural movement of the foot and in addition to the restriction there is increased loading of weight on that area hence the person is not just crushing the toes, but adding exaggerated body weight on them says the Sports Scientist (Biomechanics) Vasanth Kumar from Chennai who is also a performance coach.

Consequences of wearing footwear with heel

Researchers have found that people wearing high heels (2 Inches or more) have tighter calves. About 13% short on the calf muscle fibres on an average was found in the calf muscle scans among the people with frequent heel wearers in comparison with the people who avoided wearing heels. A study by Journal of Experimental Biology found that high heels led to stiffer calf (Achilles) tendons.

A study by Professor Marco Narici, (Manchester Metropolitan University) that involved 11 volunteers from 80 group of women who wore 5cms (2 Inches) of heel for over a period of two years had issues and struggled while walking on flat foot (Bare Foot). An MRI Scan of these volunteers showed no significant difference in length of the calf muscles in comparison with the group of women who wore flat shoes. While, an Ultra Sound scan showed shorter calf among the women who wore heels. In addition, the women who wore heels were asked to lie on their front on the couch and the researchers noticed the angle of the heel were greater due to the shortened calf. Above all these, the tendons were much thicker and stiffer among the women wearing heels than those who wore flat footwear that causes discomfort while walking on flat feet since the tendon cannot stretch sufficiently.

Prevention

Sammy Margo, chartered physiotherapist from London says not to wear heels or flat shoes all the time but to wear variety of heel heights that can keep the muscle in right length (Anon., 2010). Secondly, the researchers and scientists have found out that performing some regular stretching activities can minimise the issue of calf muscle tightening.

Stretching Exercises

Stand on tiptoes on a step, and using a handrail for balance to lower their heels as far as they can and hold the position for 10 – 15 seconds.
Strengthening the Tibialis anterior (Shin Muscle) muscle can be of a help (Toe Raise) for a count of 8 – 10 Repetitions 2 -3 sets a day says the Sports Scientist.

Tips

Select footwear with low heels – an inch and a half or lesser while a wider heel base can be of more help; a slightly thicker heel will spread the load more evenly. Narrow, stiletto-type heels provide little support and three inch or higher heels may shorten (Tighten) the Achilles tendon.

Softer insoles can reduce the impact on the knees.

Selecting right size footwear is more essential. Wearing shoes that allow your body to move naturally during walking will allow your feet, legs, hips and back to stretch.

Stretch your muscles as many times as possible during the day and while during rest.

Difference in Radiographs between High Heels and Normal Footwear

Conclusion

Do not let your sense of style cripple your ability to stand or step pain-free. “Your feet are, quite literally, your base of support. If your feet aren’t happy, nothing above them will be,” says Dr. Nevins. “Take a closer look at your shoe selection and take small steps now to prevent big foot problems later.” (Nevins, 2015). In addition to all these the above exercises as a regular routine will keep the muscles in the right length and can be used as the preventive factor.

I am 67 years old ant weight is 96 Kgs and have knee pain in both legs. When I stand for longer time then I feel heaviness in both knee joints. Uric acid is normal. Kindly advice medicine.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I am 67 years old ant weight is 96 Kgs and have knee pain in both legs. When I stand for longer time then I feel heav...
Start by performing static quads, static hams and calf strech exercise. Avoid sitting on any lower surface and wear knee support for the time being till you increase the duration of standing without the pain with the help of exercises.
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I was suffering from stomach got a tablet from a local medical store had it pain went again after two days it started paining now remember I had some chinese food at a friend party after that pain started to begin it starts I take a tablet it goes and after few days it again come back its getting repeated again and again.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I was suffering from stomach got a tablet from a local medical store had it pain went again after two days it started...
Probably it could be due to poor digestion and please consult medical doctor for this problem. Drink butter milk and also hot water as a home remedy which would make you to feel comfortable.
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I am having severe pain in my heels since last 3 months, Iam a working women and I have to climb stairs also. Iam using homeopathic medicines namely R55 and R71 and Calcaria Flourica 6x.

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
I am having severe pain in my heels since last 3 months, Iam a working women and I have to climb stairs also. Iam usi...
This is called plantar fascitis. You need footwear modification. Avoid high heels. Use silicone insole. Some exercises will help. Specially calf stretching and others
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Sir, I am suffering from knee pain and high blood pressure since last two years. Some time it become normal and some Time it goes upto 165 /109. What medicine I should take to control this to the normal level. Thank you.

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Physiotherapist,
Sir, I am suffering from knee pain and high blood pressure since last two years. Some time it become normal and some ...
Atfirst take proper diet. Reduce weight. Do knee flexion, extension exercise regularly. Apply voilini to the area. Avoid cross leg sitting.
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I am from Kerala. I have a sever back pain. I am 20 years old. Very paint while driving scooter. What shall I do to get relief from this pain. Pls help me. Thanks.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
I am from Kerala. I have a sever back pain. I am 20 years old. Very paint while driving scooter. What shall I do to g...
Dear lybrate user at first stop driving, rest, hot pack, ointment, back stretching ex, avoid forward bending, heavy weight lifting, use hard bed. Change working habit etc.
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Upper Arm Lift - What It Can Do?

M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Surat

Upper Arm Lift - What It Can Do?


There are many changes that take place in our face and body as we start ageing. While the face starts to show the signs of ageing earliest-in the form of wrinkles and fine lines as well as a sagging chin and neck, the effect of ageing on the body might be slightly late. The skin may sag or you may end up putting on weight in various parts of the body like upper arms, which may look unsightly and bring down your level of confidence as well. Signs of ageing can often make you shy away from living your life to the fullest
For the sagging upper arms, one can always get a procedure called an Arm lift. This is also called a Brachioplasty. This is a cosmetic procedure that can be conducted to tighten the skin of the arms to achieve slender arms. Let’s see how this procedure works
 

What does it do?
Excess fat tends to accumulate in both arms togather with weight gain, or, sometimesperson person face laxity of arm skin after massive weight loss or with body ageing.

Arm Lift is a surgical procedure to tighten the skin in the arms through the removal of excess fat deposits as well as skin.

Who can opt for this surgery?

Any person who is medically fit having arm disfigurement can opt for this procedure.

Patients who have signs of ageing or excessive weight gain are the best candidates for this kind of surgery. Also, it may be used by the patients who are suffering from sagging skin after losing a great deal of weight which may lead to an appearance of bat’s wings on the sides.

How is this procedure conducted?

This surgical procedure is conducted by a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon. It’s a day-care procedure. The doctor begins by marking the various areas of concern having excess fat and flabby skin. Thereafter, the doctor proceeds to remove the excess skin so that the arms are tightened getting more youthful look. This is done under anaesthesia to make patient pain-free. The skin that is removed is usually shaped like an ellipse. In many cases, there may be a need to conduct a liposuction if the patient has excess fat as well. Once the excess skin has been removed, skin edges are approximated with meticulous sutures with various Plastic Surgery techniques.

Recovery usually takes 5-7 days. Person can resume routine activities from very next day. Sometimes you might be advised a pressure garment for better outcome.

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I have a pain in my wrist and sometimes it hurts alot when I'm writing my notes. Also, my thumb used to shake when I use my hand to carry a bucket of water or grind something. I have gone to a doctor before and he told me to do hot water stimulation and gave me a pain relief. But it's not getting better. Please help.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I have a pain in my wrist and sometimes it hurts alot when I'm writing my notes. Also, my thumb used to shake when I ...
Dear lybrate-user you should take Mag Phos 12 X four tablet four times a day with hot water for two days and immediately call back for further treatment.
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