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Dr. Shaikh Nazim Rafi

Orthopedist, Pune

150 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Shaikh Nazim Rafi is an experienced Orthopedist in Ganesh Peth, Pune. He is currently practising at Shaikh Hospital in Ganesh Peth, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shaikh Nazim Rafi on Lybrate.com.

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I have a disc bulge from the last one month taking tab pregabid NT75/10 two times a day and Tab zerodol TH-4 .I also started homeopathic from last week but still I feel no relief .Only doing bed rest cannot able to sit or walk for a long time .May I know will I continue with these med or should I start physiotherapy and any other option to recover fast?

MPTh/MPT, BPTh/BPT, Certificate in Kinetic Control of Low Back and Hip, Neck and Shoulder, Certificate in Barefoot Training and Injury Prevention
Physiotherapist, Bangalore
I have a disc bulge from the last one month taking tab pregabid NT75/10 two times a day and Tab zerodol TH-4 .I also ...
Hii... physiotherapy is the best option to recover faster from disc prolapse. It will get back to your original shape. Do not delay
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I am 27 years old male man and I have d prblm of back pain and wat should I do relax.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 27 years old male man and I have d prblm of back pain and wat should I do relax.
Advice…. Hot Fomentation x twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction. Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x twice daily. Bhujang Asana x twice daily. Back Stretching.
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My age is 23 young boy but when I do some bending type work my back start paining what yo do.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My age is 23 young boy but when I do some bending type work my back start paining what yo do.
Do the cat/cow avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretchingstretch.
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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - A Guide On What To Expect?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery
Orthopedist, Gurgaon
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - A Guide On What To Expect?

Spine surgery is conventionally performed as ‘open surgery’, which means the region being worked on is opened with a long entry point to permit the surgeon to view and access the area. Technical and scientific advances have permitted more back and neck conditions to be treated with a less obtrusive surgical technique. The minimal invasive spine surgery (MISS) does not include a long cut, and it prevents causing damage to the muscles around the spine. As a rule, this causes less pain after the surgery and a speedier and healthy recovery.

Spine surgery is normally suggested when non-surgical treatments like medicinal or exercise based methods have not helped in lessening the excruciating symptoms of your back problem. Moreover, surgery is just considered if your doctor can pinpoint the correct reason of your pain, for example, a herniated circle or spinal stenosis. 

MISS is also called less obtrusive spine surgery. In these procedures, surgeons utilise particular instruments to get to the spine through little cuts. The surgery process is as follows:

  1. During the surgery, a little entry point is made and the tubular retractor is embedded through the skin.
  2. It is also inserted into the delicate tissues down to the spinal cord.
  3. This makes a passage to the little range where the problem exists in the spine.
  4. The tubular retractor holds the muscles open and is set up all through the surgery.
  5. The surgeon gets to the spine utilising the little instruments that fit through the focal point of the tubular retractor.
  6. Any bone or disk material that is expelled goes out from the retractor.
  7. Any gadgets needed for the fusion process, for example, screws or rods, are embedded through the retractor.
  8. A few surgeries require more than one retractor.
  9. Keeping in mind the end goal to see where to put the entry point and embed the retractor, the surgeon is guided by fluoroscopy.
  10. This strategy shows ongoing X-ray pictures of the patient's spine on a screen throughout the surgery.
  11. The surgeon additionally utilises a microscope to enlarge the view through the retractor.
  12. Towards the end of the procedure, the tubular retractor is expelled and the muscles come back to their original position.
  13. This restrains the muscle damage that is more ordinarily found in open surgeries.

It is very important to talk about these risks with your doctor before your surgery or procedure.

  1. Infection: Antibiotics are consistently given to the patient some time before, during, and regularly after the surgery to reduce the danger of infections.
  2. Bleeding: A specific measure of bleeding is normal; however, this is not commonly dangerous.
  3. Pain in the grafted area: Some patients will encounter surgical pain at the bone joint site.
  4. Recurring symptoms: A few patients may encounter a repeat of their side effects.
  5. Pseudarthrosis: Patients who tend to smoke are more prone to pseudarthrosis. This is a condition wherein there is insufficient bone formation. In case that this happens, a minor surgery may be required.
  6. Nerve damage: It is possible that the nerves or veins might be harmed during these operations. These complications are extremely uncommon.
  7. Blood clots: Another complication is blood clots in the legs. This poses a threat because these clots can break off and settle in the lungs. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Orthopedist.
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I am 30 year old. I'm having lower neck pain doctor told me to do ultrasound message. Is it hum full if I do ultrasound message? Please help..

MD - Anaesthesiology
Pain Management Specialist, Kakinada
I am 30 year old. I'm having lower neck pain doctor told me to do ultrasound message. Is it hum full if I do ultrasou...
Disc problems can be relieved by epidural injections mostly and total compression surgical intervention is the treatment of choice and we have to see MRI.
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My mom has disease name burning feet and she wants to rid from that problem so what should she does?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Hi it is possible to prevent neuropathy in your feet. Here are some tips to help you live a healthy lifestyle and prevent damage to the nerves in your feet: +rule out diabetes, vitamin b12 +eat plenty of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and lean protein. +exercise regularly. Avoid excessive alcohol consumption. +be aware if you are sitting or standing in a cramped position; move around or shift often. +avoid repetitive motions; if possible, change your routines. For example, swim one day and run the next. +discuss new diets and exercise programs with your doctor first. Best wishes.
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Since 1 year I'm not feeling well in my tummy, feeling burning pain in back as well, breathlessness feeling, I was a smoker but now I quit. Male age 30.

MPT, BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Since 1 year I'm not feeling well in my tummy, feeling burning pain in back as well, breathlessness feeling, I was a ...
Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front.
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I am a 42 year old man with pain in my left leg which the doctor is naming as sciatica. I also have back pain. Can ayurveda treat this? I am from kolkata.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Gwalior
1. Spicy, oily, junk food avoid. 2. Agar constipation ho ta ho to 1tea spoon trifla churan at night warm water daily. 3. Maha visgarv oil massage localise daily. 4. Ayurvedic treatment k liye, consult.
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Hi I am young 25 years I have mild dull ache in calves while walking should I be concerned about peripheral vascular disease I am obese bmi 31 and smoker not bp no sugar.

MD, CMS, DMT
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hi I am young 25 years I have mild dull ache in calves while walking should I be concerned about peripheral vascular ...
You have to reduce weight due to you are feeling pain Avoid fatty and spices food and skip lunch with mild breakfast and dinner take warm water with lemon and honey 2 glass daily empty stomach walk for at least 4-5 km daily with mild exercise and diet control avoid non veg and fast food do exercise and take plenty of water and papaya every day.
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Hi, I am 22 years old and ahve backache since 2 years I have taken a mri scan but in that my reports are normal what should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Hi, I am 22 years old and ahve backache since 2 years I have taken a mri scan but in that my reports are normal what ...
Take rest at least 10 days, sleep without pillow on flat surface, hot /cold fomentation on painful side, also take homoeopathic medicine ruta 6 bds and rhus tox 6 bds -revert back after 4 weeks.
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