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Dr. Sachine Ghandhi

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Dr. Sachine Ghandhi is a renowned Physiotherapist in Hadapsar, Pune. She is currently practising at SAI Multispeciality Hospital in Hadapsar, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sachine Ghandhi on Lybrate.com.

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I am 58 years old male, working as serviceman, my service place is far from 150 km and I have to travel by bike for 25 km. My basic problem is that I feel pain on my back (above hip) if I am sitting at a place for long time.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 58 years old male, working as serviceman, my service place is far from 150 km and I have to travel by bike for 2...
Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretchingstretch do the cat/cow avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation. Piriformis stretch 1. Lie on your back. 2. Cross your left leg over your right so that your left ankle rests on your right knee. 3. Use your hands to grab hold of your left knee and pull it gently toward the opposite shoulder. 4. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds. 5. Relax, and then repeat with the other leg. 6. Repeat this cycle 2 to 4 times.
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I am 59 yr woman with severe pain in right knee, because of arthritis. how to reduce this pain please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Some common home care techniques for knee pain that control inflammation and help to break the inflammatory cycle are protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation do reply back for private consultation. And detailed treatment plan.
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I had mid shaft tibia fracture in right leg which has healed. Now my leg is weak and stiff. How to overcome this difficulty?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
Hello , after healing the fracture it is important to perform strengthening and stretching exercises to help regain strength and full range of motion these exercises must be learned from Therapist and must be done regularly at home. Regards
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Hi Doctors, I (28y) had L5-S1 fusion on sep 2 2016, till now I have not recovered (the big mistake I did in my life is gone for fusion surgery). I'm able to walk on flat surface and do small stretches on bed, if I walk on bumpy road I'm getting sharp pains in lower back and right leg pain. Even if I cough or sneeze not able to bear sharp pains in lower back, for small jerks also becoming big concerns to me. I was having only back pain before surgery, after surgery my back is too worst and additionally leg pain's :(. I met my surgeon last week and undergone CT scan, my surgeon told everything is in good recovery. But my pains are still there. Still I'm not bending forward as per my surgeon. I haven't informed my relatives and friends about my surgery as I might get recovered soon, now it's almost 5 months, still not able to walk in a way before surgery, people are identifying easily my problem, these are highly frustrating me. Any suggestions over here from when I can start bending forward and how to get rid off sciatica pains, I have attached latest CT scan report. Thanks!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopedics), Mch( orthopaedics )
Orthopedist, Faridkot
Hi Doctors,
I (28y) had L5-S1 fusion on sep 2 2016, till now I have not recovered (the big mistake I did in my life i...
Dear, sorry to hear about the pain you are suffering from but many a times fusion surgery becomes essential in order to prevent further compression of nerves and complete paraplegia. I do not know under what circumstances your doctor advised you the surgery as ct films are visible in the forum. However I would advice you not to forward bending for an year and star back strengthening exercises.
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I have 41 years old. My left shoulder and left hand is pain for one month. What is the reason.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have 41 years old. My left shoulder and left hand is pain for one month. What is the reason.
It might be of Degenerative changes in the joint or of pathological reasons do Take UST and laser Therapy for pain relief for 10 days followed by strengthening exercise from physiotherapist Best wishes.
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I am suffering from cervical pain. Badly pain in shoulders. I had took physiotherapy but nothing happen. I am 23 years old. Can it be healed permanently. Or what should I do to heal them. Please tell me permanent treatment. Bcoz now I am fed of with this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am suffering from cervical pain. Badly pain in shoulders. I had took physiotherapy but nothing happen. I am 23 year...
Please wear a neck belt for some time take homeopathic medicines for your condition. Take mag phos 6x - thrice daily continue treatment.
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BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Muscular head and neck pain
If you are aching from these types of symptoms, then probably you are suffering from muscular head aches.

Your headache may appear to radiate from the back to the front of your head.
Your headache be provoked or eased by a neck movement, a sustained posture, stomach sleeping or with your head turned to one side.
Your headache normally appears to be worse on one side of your head. The side is normally constant and does not switch sides.
Your headache appears to temporarily ease up when you apply pressure or you massage your neck or the base of your skull.
If you experience any of the above symptoms, you are more likely than not to be suffering a neck headache. Inform your physiotherapist and they will assist you.
Physiotherapy treatment includes

Stiff neck joints may need to be loosened or unlocked via joint mobilisation (gentle gliding techniques), joint traction or in specific cases a gentle and localised joint manipulation technique.
Hypermobile (or dynamically unstable) joints may require specific deep neck muscle strengthening exercises to stabilize, control and restrict the joint movement available.
Tight or overactive muscles may require stretching, massage, acupuncture, dry needling, or other relaxation techniques.
Weak muscles may require specific strengthening exercises. This may include your postural shoulder blade and neck muscles.
Nerve dysfunction may be directed by your physiotherapist depending upon your specific examination findings. Neurosensitivity is a usual finding that needs to addressed with cautious professional care and attention.
Posture correction may be recommended via specific exercises, posture awareness techniques, taping or a posture brace.
Helpful advice on how to prevent neck dysfunction in the future age awkward neck positions and postures to keep off.
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please sir my prob is leg prob in very pain in my twin leg in same very hard pain to ranging time I relif in to the hot water steam in my leg in 2 &3 days result is zero. please sir.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
please sir my prob is leg prob in very pain in my twin leg in same very hard pain to ranging time I relif in to the h...
For leg pain, please follow the below advise: please keep your leg raised while sitting or lying 1) quadriceps strengthening exercises -: 1. A) quad clenches: lie flat on your back sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. 1. B) short arcs: lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day. 1. C) straight leg raise: lie flat on your back. One leg and knee will be straight and other leg should be bent. Pull your toes towards you and tighten/clench the muscle on the front of the thigh, locking your knee straight. Lift your foot up in the air, about 6 inches off the bed. Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower the leg. The knee must remain straight the whole time you are doing this exercise. 2) hamstring stretching 2. A) towel hamstring stretch lie on the back, supporting the thigh with the hand or with a towel wrapped around it. Slowly straighten the knee until a stretch is felt in the back of the thigh, trying to get the bottom of the foot to face the ceiling, one leg at a time. Hold the position initially for 10 seconds, and gradually work up to 20 to 30 seconds. 2. B) seated hamstring stretch while sitting at the edge of a chair, straighten one leg in front of the body with the heel on the floor. Then, sit up straight and try pushing the navel towards the thigh without leaning the trunk of the body forwards. Hold this stretch for 30 seconds repeat 3 times for each leg. 3) calf stretches 3. A) standing calf stretch stand away from a wall and put your fight foot behind you and be sure your toes are facing forward. Lean forward at the ankle while bending the right knee and keeping your heel on the ground. Hold this for 30 to 60 seconds. Repeat 10 times a twice a day. 3. B) downward dog yoga stretch get down on all fours with your hands under your shoulders on the floor. Walk your hands forward slightly on the floor. Spread your fingers apart to allow for a broad base of support. Push your hips up toward the ceiling and tighten your abdominal muscles. Keep your heels on the ground and gently try and straighten your knees. Repeat 10 times a twice a day. 3. C) wall calf stretch stand about two feet away from a wall. Place the ball of your right foot against the wall while your heel remains on the ground. Slowly and gently lean into the wall while keeping your knee straight. Hold this for 5 seconds. Repeat 10 times twice a day. 3. D) downward dog yoga stretch get down on all fours with your hands under your shoulders on the floor. Contrast bath- fill two buckets/ tubs with very hot water and very cold water. Immerse your legs into the water for 3 minutes and then switch to cold water for 1 minute. Repeat this 3 times once a day. Wish you a very speedy recovery. Best of luck.
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I am 22 years old from hyderabad my question is I had a tendon injury to right hand 3 fingers, surgery done on feb this year. Doc said tht only one zone of surgery done another 2 zone have to do. Till now unable to fist the hand have to do again surgery?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I am 22 years old from hyderabad my question is I had a tendon injury to right hand 3 fingers, surgery done on feb th...
I would like to examine the patient in detail & investigate. 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 matress are harmful use no pillow under the head. Do hot fomantation paracetamol 250mg od & sos x 5days. Caldikind plus 1tab od x10. 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. For emergency treatment contact your nearest hospital or family doctor. If it does not give relief in 4-5days
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I am 54 year old, I was washing clothes, I felt severe pain in both of my legs upto knee level. This pain remained about two hours, when I took bath with warm water, it gave me some relief, when I slept, slowly pain reduced. I want to know whether it is a sign of some serious disease?

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
I am 54 year old, I was washing clothes, I felt severe pain in both of my legs upto knee level. This pain remained ab...
Its not serious. Sometimes this happens due to pulled nerves. Do not bend forward. Avoid lifting weight. Avoid those activities which cause pain. If this happens again, then consult again.
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The Lumbar Roll - Remedy for Back Pain

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
The Lumbar Roll - Remedy for Back Pain

The Lumbar Roll

  • As few seats of chairs provide adequate support for the lower back, a portable lumbar roll is essential equipment for people with ongoing back problems. When sitting on a seat with a backrest(supported sitting), a lumbar roll will facilitate the maintenance of a correct lordosis and posture.A lumbar roll is a support specially designed for the low back.
  • Without this support,the low back will slouch when ever you are distracted or cease to concentrate on anything other than holding the lordosis actively with your own muscles-for example, when talking, reading, writing, watching television or driving your car. To counteract this slouching you must place a lumbar roll in the small of your back at the level of your belt line whenever you sit in an easy chair ,car or office chair.
  • The lumbar roll should be no more than 4 to 5 inches in diameter before being compressed and should be moderately filled with foam so that under compression its diameter reduces to about 1.5 inches. A cushion does not serve the same purpose as it has the wrong shape and does not provide adequate pressure at the precise level of the low back. A regular cushion should not be relied upon for long-term... use but may be of some assistance in an emergency.
  • The aim is  first to restore the correct posture and then to maintain it. It may take up to a week of practice to master this fully. As a rule, pain of postural origin will decrease as your sitting posture improves, and you will have no pain once you maintain the correct posture. The pain will readily recur in the first few weeks should you allow yourself to slouch while sitting. 
  • Eventually you will remain completely pain free even when you forget your posture; however, never again should you allow yourself to sit slouched for long periods.When first starting these procedures to correct your sitting posture, you will experience some new pains. These are different from your original pain and may be felt in other places. 
  • New pains are the result of performing new exercises and maintaining new positions; they should be expected and will wear off in a few days,provided postural correction is continued on a regular basis. Once you have become used to sitting correctly you will enjoy it and will soon notice the reduction or absence of pain and the improved comfort. From then on you will automatically choose chairs that allow you to sit correctly.
  • Regular Interruption of Prolonged Sitting

          Travelling for long distances by bus, car or airplane, especially when sitting in a cramped seat and without regular breaks which permit you to restore the lordosis, may cause a gradual and progressive attack of low back pain or may aggravate existing problems. Nearly everyone will be aware of some stiffness or discomfort in the low back after an uninterrupted car ride of a few hours. If you already have back problems, such a journey may be a risk situation for you. If you are the driver yourself, the risk is even greater.In order to minimise the risks of prolonged sitting, it is necessary that you interrupt sitting at regular intervals and before pain starts.For example, when undertaking long car journeys, you should stop the car every hour, get out and bend backward five or six times and walk about for a few minutes. This will reduce the pressure within the discs and relieve the stresses on the surrounding tissues. As airlines continue to provide seating calculated to damage the human spine, you should, when flying long distances, regularly stand and walk up and down the aisle of the plane. This is not only important for the sake of your back but is also necessary to assist in the stimulation of the circulation in the legs. These are simple measures you can take that will significantly reduce the risk of another episode of back pain.

 

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I had fracture at my elbow. I am not able to do heavy workout or work because of that. What should I do to once again work as before.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Hi before starting any workout, you need to start physiotherapy sessions to regain strength and normal rom of elbow joint.
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I am 32 years female having Comminuted fracture involving tibial eminence with displaced fracture fragment. What type of treatment required please?

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
You definitely have to take rest only then fracture heals quickly otherwise the broken fracture segments gets prone for movements and obviously the healing would be prolonged.
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Hi my mom is 45 years old. She removed her uterus 2 years back and she have some neuro problem also. Now she is suffering from severe sweating and during sweat she have back bone pain. I want to know what are all the reasons for this and which specialist I should consider?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi my mom is 45 years old. She removed her uterus 2 years back and she have some neuro problem also. Now she is suffe...
This could be due to peri menopausal symptoms because of hormonal imbalance .She has to take hormonal supplement after consulting Gynecologist
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I have a lot of pain in my knees when I play football. I have another question. How do I heal cough and cold which has been infected me for months?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have a lot of pain in my knees when I play football. I have another question. How do I heal cough and cold which ha...
Knee Advice... Avoid sitting Cross legged. Avoid Squatting. Quadriceps Exercises. Core Strenthening Exercises. Hams Stretching. Sports Taping Hot Fomentation.
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Iam suffering from backache from last 4 days in that case what tips I should perform?

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Iam suffering from backache from last 4 days in that case what tips I should perform?
Go for ayurveda's panchkarma therapy - we have many option for you - kati basti, localised massgae with herbal oils, localised medicated steam, pottali massage. Continue these procedures for atleast 15 days. Regular oiling of the joint will improve the lubrication also. These procedures will relax your back muscles and give strength to your nerves and muscles of back. Also start some yogic exercises - tadasana, dhanurasan, halasana along with these therapies. This will greatly help. Please avoid pushing / pulling heavy objects, long sittings, long two-wheeler drives. Although some herbal medicines might also help you but after proper history taking.
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I have back pain in right side of backbone mainly during eating .I am suffering from. Last 5 day .Due to this I couldn't eat properly .Day by day the level of pain is increasing.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have back pain in right side of backbone mainly during eating .I am suffering from. Last 5 day .Due to this I could...
twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Apply Hot Fomentation
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I am 22 years old male and have backache if I carry or working. This type backache comes in this last month. So what should I do?

Physiotherapist,
I am 22 years old male and have backache if I carry or working. This type backache comes in this last month. So what ...
Hello, back pain may be due to no of causes. Check where your sitting posture is correct while working. Long hrs of sitting also cause backache. Take advice of good ergonomic physiotherapist.
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Wrist Fracture Procedure - Facts You Should Know About

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Wrist Fracture Procedure - Facts You Should Know About

A broken wrist is known as a wrist fracture and it may occur due to a variety of causes starting from undue pressure on the wrist which can result in an injury as well as debilitating conditions like arthritis, which makes the bones and joints prone to fractures. There are also non displaced breaks, which are stable kinds of fractures and in which, the wrist remains in its place. Let us find out more about the kinds of fractures and the procedures for treatment of the same.

Type of Fracture: The wrist is basically made up of eight small bones that connect the two long arm bones, which are known as the radius and ulna and create the forearm. The broken wrist can take place in any of these bones. A hand surgeon will generally take a look at this kind of fracture and determine whether it is displaced, stable or open. As discussed earlier, a wrist fracture can be of various types. While a non displaced wrist fracture is a more stable kind that does not really require much more than rest or medication, a displaced wrist fracture is a non stable kind where dislocation happens.

Other Factors: There are a variety of other factors that will be taken into consideration in order to repair this kind of a fracture. To begin with, the Orthopaedic specialist will consider your age and the kind of job, hobbies and other kinds of activities that you indulge in. Also, the doctor will try to ascertain whether or not you are in good health on an overall basis. The presence of other injuries will also be taken into account for this kind of an injury in there has been a bike or car accident that has caused the fracture.

Treatment: The method of treatment will vary as per the considerations listed above. A padded splint may be installed in order to align and support the bones and wrist respectively, so that there is ample relief from the acute pain as well. Further, an unstable fracture will require a cast as to support the entire forearm and give proper rest to the region so that the bone can grow back together and get aligned again. Surgery may also be required for very severe cases, and pins, screws, metals and plates may also be used depending on the exact location and type of fracture.

Recovery: Remember to move your fingers as much as you can so as to prevent them from getting stiff while they are held up in a splint or a cast.
Hand therapy will be helpful in gaining back motion and function of the wrist.

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My husband has a Back ache since a few years now. Is there any psychological reason behind it. He is 40 years old.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Delhi
My husband has a Back ache since a few years now. Is there any psychological reason behind it.
He is 40 years old.
1. No psychological reason. 2. Get X ray done and share report. 3. Start with Physiotherapy treatment. 4. Learn spinal exercises. 5. Don't sit on floor. 6. Don't lift heavy things. 7. Take calcium, vitamin D 3 and Methylcobalmine supplement for one month. 8. Apply volini cream before sleeping. 9. Use lumber spine belt.
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