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My ankle of right foot has sever pain. I consulted a doctor who said that it is because of increase of bone of ankle. He advised me get injection in the ankle. Kindly advice any other treatment.
Staying healthy involves a wholesome state of being where the mind and body are in perfect sync. A less than properly functioning body can leave you in a state of potential depression after a certain point of time, while a depressive mind can leave you feeling less than stellar where you end up imagining and experiencing pain. The health of your bones and joints is one such area that requires even more care as you start growing older. Wear and tear is just one of the reasons for degeneration while fractures and injuries can lead to a sudden halt of normal functioning of the bones and joints too.
So how can you ensure bone and joint health in the long run? Follow our tips!
- Eating Right: Pick calcium rich food like dairy products that have a low fat content, including milk and yogurt. Also, have a daily dose of green, leafy vegetables and plenty of citrus fruit and juices for your fill of calcium. Further, food like eggs and soybeans which have lots of vitamin D can also help in retaining good bone and joint health. Vitamin C rich fruit like watermelon, oranges, squash and tomatoes also help in natural tissue and cartilage repair. And finally, get plenty of vitamin K to retain good bone density for a prolonged period with ingredients like leafy green vegetables, eggs and cheese.
- Exercise: This is the key to good bone and joint health. Much like machinery and tools, the bones and joints of your body can also wither with disuse and prolonged inactivity. Make sure that you indulge in exercises like long walks and muscle strengthening exercises which will give your joints and bones good amount of strength as well. Remember to speak with your doctor before you start a new exercise regime so that you avoid anything that may be harmful in case you have any other ailment. Low impact exercises will strengthen the spine, while fat burning and weight loss exercises will ensure that there is less pressure on the knees and lumbar area. Swimming and resistance building exercises can also be practised for these purposes.
- Abstinence: A major factor in promoting better bone and joint health is abstinence from all those things that can create problems in the long run, like smoking, drinking excessively and even too much consumption of caffeine and fatty food. All these things can create depletion of the natural bone mass. Also, switching to a lower heel for everyday wear footwear and changing your position during your time at your workstation are a few things that will go a long way.
Take care of your bones and joints the right way today, for a healthier tomorrow.
I am suffering by back pain from hip to centre of back. MRI scan shows L3, L4 L5 inflamated. I took ayur medicines from many recommended ayur practitioners for last 6 yrs. No improvement in pain reduction. Day by day the pain is increasing. Even I took KATI basti treatment for 10 days. I took lot of medicine for intake and ointment and oil for external. I like to know the better consultation who can provide proper medicine.
I'm 45 years old male having back pain and pain in my both the legs. Done MRI shows posterior central disc protrusion seen involving L3 -L4, L4-L5 causing indentation of thecal sac and bilateral neural foraminal narrowing, since last more than 5 years.
I am 27 years old. My problem is I am a bit overweight due to which I am having some problems in my day to day work for example back pain, hands shaking etc. Sir can you suggest me some exercises which can be done within 30/40 minutes and can keep my body fit and strong. Sir I will be grateful to you if you could kindly help me on this.
I have a pain in my right leg hip joint. It was coming very frequently. It is intolerably. I use diclofenac tablets for relief. But by the side affect I got gastric. Once I consulted an orthopedic, he suggested akt 3 tablets for one month. I took for one month along with a pain killer and I got relief. I stopped it the pain started. Was unable to walk properly even I can't run, move a side quickly. Their is a report for that they found a double like structure their. I got repeated road accidents that time. Do I have a permanent cure for that. Please bring me out of this pain. Thank you.
I am having pain in my legs and in sole feet from few months. The pain usually occur in night. I also feel sometimes anxiety in my stomach. Pls suggest.
I am 45 years old, my knee, shoulder, wrist, and l-s spine portion is aching for nearly 5 years. I have tried homeopathy, but had no such result. What should I do?
Having head spinning for th past one month. Went to a orthopedic doctor he recommended vertin24 mg. T look fr five days not an ounce change. As having chronic constipation so shifted to homeopathic medicine. But for the past one month unable to lie down care freely and same feel while getup from lying position unable to walk, read,watch TV or any activity. Have cervical pain ,pain in shoulder bones. Do not know what to do.
Hello Doctor Meri mom ka left leg ka operation hua hai aur rod pada hai. 6 months ho gaya hai pr abhi bhi chal nahi pati hai doctor kah rhe hai phir se opretion kar ke koi cement bahrne ke liye kah rhe hai. Mujhe bahut hi tension ho gya hai main kya kro. Please suggest me.
My mom is suffering from back ache. We. Have visited to many doctors, they only gives medicines. What is the best way to treat.
He is having back pain for last 2 month's and very severe pains in legs also so please consult any permanent remedy on it.
I have a large pain on my neck at the back, I feel like some one hampering me on the neck so, what should I do?
My age is 40 and I stand at my showroom for 4 to 5 hrs now it's been 10 years now I have problem with my legs and joints and their is some sound also coming from them what to do.
I have pain in my right hand elbow and its paining since 3 months. What is the reason for this pain?
Back pain is one of the most common debilitating disorder in the world today. The pain affects 90% of people at some point of their lives. Human back comprises of various structures (see figure) which are nerves, bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons, any or all of which can be a source of pain. Once back pain occurs, it may become chronic (more than 4 weeks) and you shall need to consult a pain physician for relief and accurate diagnosis.
Since prevention is always better than cure, you can save yourself from having back pain if you follow these basic tips:
Regular Exercise in Correct Form: Regular exercise is important to maintain proper muscular strength of the back. Human back is supported by several big muscle groups (see figure). They serve two functions - one is to facilitate the posture and movements of the back itself and the other is to help movements of the rest of the body appendages (arms, head, pelvis and legs).The health of these muscle group is important to take stress off the spinal bones and maintain proper function. Most of these muscles are red muscle fibers as they need to maintain their activity for prolonged periods of time. Just to give you an idea - your biceps (arm muscles) have to work only when you bend your arm. But your back muscles have to function all the time - whether you sit, walk, stand or even sleep. But the point is what kind of exercises are good for your back? The best exercises for back include body weight low impact aerobics like brisk walking, swimming, stationary bicycling, extension exercises and yoga. What is important to remember while doing these exercises if that you need to be gentle in your movements and achieve correct "form" - this is possible if you can ask someone (preferably a trainer) to observe and point out whether the back stays straight during the exercise. It has been seen that arching and excessive bending is associated with injury to the back while exercising.
Stay Hydrated and Eat Natural Nutritious diet:The inter vertebral discs contain 70 - 80% water. The muscles and tissues have 60% water content. Therefore, it is important to stay hydrated. In addition, you must eat a nutritious diet consisting of green leafy vegetables, good protein source and just enough carbohydrates. Deficiencies of essential nutrients like Vitamin D can result in diseases like osteoporosis. Another important aspect is to maintain body weight within healthy limits. This is very important as increased belly fat is linked to increased back pain due to mechanical factors.
Lift objects correctly and maintain proper posture: While lifting objects, keep them as close to body as possible. Do not slouch or bend excessively while lifting. Just keep your back straight at all times. You may bend your knees a little if required (see figure). Think before you lift and get help if needed.
While working, you must not sit for more than 45 minutes at a stretch. Walk for two minutes, go to a colleague's desk and say hi or even just drink some water or visit the washroom. Humans evolved as hunter - gatherers and our bodies are more adapted to walking / standing than to sitting for prolonged periods. Those of you who travel more and have to sit for long periods of time also need to follow above tips - avoid prolonged sitting in same posture.While exercising, improper position can do more harm than good. Therefore, proper form and posture is a must.
Bonus tip: Avoid cigarette smoking and those who smoke cigarettes to decrease your chances of having degenerative disc diseases leading to chronic back pain early in life.
Word of caution to prevent permanent damage: In case of back pain, which is not responding to home remedies or over the counter painkillers, please contact a Pain Physician to pinpoint the diagnosis and appropriate management.