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Dr. Tushar

Orthopedist, Pune

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Dr. Tushar Orthopedist, Pune
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Dr. Tushar is an experienced Orthopedist in Satara Road, Pune. You can consult Dr. Tushar at Rajgad Hospital in Satara Road, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Tushar on Lybrate.com.

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I am getting a severe backache if I sit for couple of hours to study. Since my height is six feet I cannot sit more than that. Please give suggestion to overcome from this problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Sujanpur
First you try to loose your weight take back suport at the time of sitting and also go for ayurvedic treatment it will give you relief.
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Osteoporosis and Exercises

Fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Osteoporosis and Exercises

Hello Friends,

What is osteoporosis?

The components of the word 'osteoporosis' literally mean 'porous bones' - 'osteo' is for bones, and 'porosis' means porous - helpfully describing this condition that results in reduced bone density and increased fragility of the bones.The thinning of the bones in osteoporosis, combined with the formation of weaker bone crystals, puts people at a higher risk of Fall and  Fractures.

It can affect anyone of any gender, but it is particularly prevalent in postmenopausal women due to the sudden decrease in protective oestrogen levels after menopause.

Signs and Symtom

Bone loss that develops slowly, leading to osteoporosis, does not cause any symptoms or outward signs.

As such, a patient may only discover that they have osteoporosis due to an unexpected fracture after a minor fall or a slip or strain - or even a simple cough or sneeze - may result in a fracture.Breaks in the spine can lead to altered posture, with compressed vertebrae creating the stooped appearance often seen in older people

Diagnosis

  • Osteoporosis may be diagnosed directly through the use of a bone scan that measures bone mineral density (BMD). Central or peripheral DXA.
  • Osteoporosis is diagnosed when the T-score is -2.5 or below.
  • Other methods of measuring bone density include x-ray, ultrasound, and CT scan

Treatment

It is important to ensure the cause of low bone denisty has been properly diagnosed as the treatment will vary greatly.the decision about what treatment you need – if any – will also be based on a number of other factors. These include your:

  • age
  • sex
  • risk of fracture
  • previous injury history

Treating osteoporosis involves treating and preventing fractures and using medication to strengthen bones.

How Can a Physical Therapist Help?

Your physical therapist can develop a specific program based on your individual needs to help improve your overall bone health, keep your bones healthy, and help you avoid fracture. Your physical therapist may teach you.

  • Specific exercises : to build bone or decrease the amount of bone loss
  • Proper posture
  • How to improve your balance so as to reduce your risk of falling
  • How to adjust your environment to protect your bone health

 Typically, exercises are performed 2 to 3 times a week as part of an overall fitness program.Your exercise routine should include exercises in each of the following areas:

  • Strengthening exercise
  • postural exercise
  • balance exercise
  • weight-bearing
  • Flexibility exercise

1) Strength training

Strength training is a type of exercise with the goal of improving muscular strength. It involves performing movements against resistance; it is sometimes referred to as resistance training. Exercise bands, weights, machines or even your own body weight can be used for resistance. Strength training may increase spine and hip bone mineral density.

2) Posture training

Posture training involves paying attention to how the parts of our body are aligned with each other. Some kyphosis, or curvature of the upper back, is normal, but fractures or weak back extensor muscles can cause the spine to curve more than usual, resulting in an exaggerated kyphosis or excessively curved upper back.Attention to alignment during activity and at rest, along with exercises targeting the back extensor muscles, can improve the alignment of the spine. Flexion exercises are often CONTRAINDICATED. .

3) Balance training

Balance training exercises are those that challenge your balance.Balance exercises are also important to incorporate to further reduce the risk of falls Examples include:Shifting weight to the limits of support (e.g., moving your weight more to one foot than another).

Physical activities like Tai Chi, that involve balance and coordination may also reduce falls and fractures.

Tai Chi is a very safe and effective low impact form of exercise that improves balance and reduces the risk of falls.

4) Weight bearing Aerobic (water) physical activity

Aerobic exercise  is a rhythmic activity that you do for at least 10 minutes at a time continuously and it increases your heart rate and makes you breathe harder than you usually do during your daily activities.For individuals with osteoporosis, we often recommend weight-bearing aerobic exercise or physical activity like walking or cycling or swiming or guided exercises to be done in swimmimng pool

5 flexibility exercise:

These can help improve the individuals overall physical function and postural control

Start by speaking with a physical therapist or consult me to ensure you are choosing safe , specific  and appropriate physical activities for you.
Remember: if you have osteoporosis, aerobic exercise is not enough. Strength training and balance training are essential to maintain bone and muscle, and prevent falls.

 

"Osteoporosis is not a inevitable part of aging it is preventable.So it is vital that all of us,start taking care of our bones now, before its too late"..quote by Camila Parler Bowles

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When I started my work out at home with the gym equipments that I had, my lower left back side started paining. When I stopped my work out for 2 days, everything was fine. When I again started work out. It again started paining. While playing badminton also I felt the pain. It comes only when I any sweating activity. Pls find any solution for this. Thnk you.

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
HEADACH As of now for headache you can take tablet Paracetamol. But we will have to make a diagnosis to get to the cause of it which can be either due to frontal sinusitis or due to migrane or due to refractive error of the eyes or due to other causes for which we have to investigate.if you want medicine than , i will prescibe
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I am 65 years old. My hands are shivering while I write any thing on paper and I am diabetic also. Kindly advice.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. My advise for you will be to get in touch of a neurologist because it will require clinical evaluation and further management. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. Thanks & regards
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Hi. I m 27 years old male. I was at railway station carrying bag full of books. At that time I had little backache but after my backache has become severe. Should I see doctor. Or bed rest is required only?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
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. consult a physio
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My mother is suffering swelling on her legs with a little pain. I tested uric acid and thyroid and it is normal. Sir what is the reason for swelling.Please tell.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Thyroid and uric acid are not the only reasons please consult a physician and get her thoroughly checked and investigated clinically to find the cause and treatment for this.
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All About Torn Meniscus

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, Ozone Therapy
Orthopedist, Ghaziabad
All About Torn Meniscus

Your knees are one of the most vulnerable parts of your bodies. In case of strenuous or vigorous activities, knees are more prone to damage and injury than the other parts. Several of the knee tissues are fairly delicate and often are easily impaired. Among the other knee tissue injuries, meniscus tears are perhaps the most frequent. Meniscus is essentially a cartilage that protects and stabilizes the knee joints. However, an untoward twist or a strain can lead to a tear in the meniscus. Meniscus tears are a common phenomenon among athletes and sportsmen. They have been noted to be more recurrent in older individuals. 

Some of the early symptoms that indicate the onset of a meniscus tear are swelling and difficulty in bending or straightening of the leg. Sometimes a "locking sensation" in the knees also forebodes a torn meniscus. The inflammation potentially causes a lot of pain and irritation. While, it is fairly easy to ignore a meniscus tear for a normal knee injury, prolonged overlooking may only aggravate the pain and worsen the condition. The process of diagnosing a meniscus tear usually involves an MRI scan and an X-ray examination, over and above a detailed evaluation of the wound.

Treating meniscus tears vary according to the extent of the injury. Depending upon the location and the depth of the tear, various cures can be tried. The healing process, however, depends upon other allied factors such as age, level of physical activities and one's medical history. An external and minor injury is easily mendable. Whereas, graver injuries are resolved through surgical means. The other non-operative means include certain prescribed medicines and specific exercises. Some of the recommended ways of battling a meniscus tear can be enlisted as:

  1. Resting the knee by limiting the activities that involve excessive use of the legs or they may potentially strain the leg muscles.
  2. Applying ice pack can significantly bring relief to the swelling and the pain in the injured knee. Doctors advice regular use for a duration of at least 15 days.
  3. Compressing the knee using an elastic bandage or neoprene sleeve reduces the swelling in the knee.
  4. Prescribed medicines in the likes of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can be effective remedies for a meniscus tear. However, one must mandatorily consult a doctor before consuming such medicines.
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I am having swollen ankle for few days now. Last year I fall down on stairs and had twisted ankle. Should I have to check with doctor or use pain balm?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Hi I can understand your problem. *take rest *increase fluid intake * apply cold pack. * keep ankle elevated. * if still you don't get relief visit physiotherapist as there are various treatment options in physiotherapy which depends on your health and severity of your symptoms. Kindly reply for private consultation to discuss detailed treatment plan. Wishing you good health.
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I have back pain, stomach pain, lots more pain I have, but when I test my chest, stomach, blood, sugar, B. P. Etc their is nothing is found, then I think, I have some neurological problem. What can I do now.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily.
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Common Problem of Knees

M.Ch - Orthopaedics, Fellowship in Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
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Causes, symptoms and treatment for Knee Pain

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My wife is suffering from back pain on up of the hips, right &left side of spinal since 3 years, I want to know that is this problem related with internal (uterus, overy) or by another reason. This problem is continue. Please suggest me why is this problem.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi dear lybrate user, this is a postural defect which should b corrected, first. * she should avoid, dust, bending down abruptly, junk food. **homoeo-medicine** @ arnica mont 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ macrot 30-6 pills, thrice a day. Report fortnightly.
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Hi sir, I have facing a bug problem. I have slow pain in my right arm and leg. Somtimes its goes very high. Spl mrng time. One month ago I have also pain in my neck because my work is on pc then I going to e phesio therepist. After one month nech pain is ok now bt no progress in arm and leg. They are in same condition. Please tell me what type of treatment I need?

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
It could be due to cervical spondylosis this is quite a common condition rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days do neck & back (spine) exercises contact me again if need be. Use of cervical collar will give you relief. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take you will need other supportive medicines also. Do reply back for private consultation and detailed treatment plan.
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What is the reason of back pain at the morning after sleep. I have already perform the test Rh factor that is negative.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Apply hot fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretching. Do the cat/cow stretch.
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I am some days feeling so pain in my knee so please advice me how I can do for this pain.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting- quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core strengthening exercise- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. Repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area contrast fomentation (hot and cold).
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From recent months I am suffering with a problem. My legs are frequently and easily getting numbness and I am feeling burning sensation in the leg joints of my left leg my limbs are easily getting numbness and I have burning sensation in the feet also. Please tell the cause for this?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
For leg pain, please follow the below advise: keep your leg raised while sitting or lying quadriceps strengthening exercises- quad clenches: lie flat on your back or 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. 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.
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My mother have back bone pain we done many treatment but no use if you have any suggestion please say.

Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Amravati
If you have localized back pain with - no neurological symptoms like numbness, paresthesia, weakness in limbs etc, my advice is: - intensive physical therapy initially under supervision of a physiotherapist and then at home. - avoid forward bending, lifting heavy weights etc - take an analgesic like diclofenac or something which suits your body for 5-7 days - take muscle relaxant for same time as analgesic to relieve muscle spasm - ice packs at the site of pain, muscle spasm - local analgesic spray can be used but no massage is required let me know how you are feeling. I will actually ask you to get x ray of involved region of spine (ap & lateral) and send reports across to me so that I can advise further in a better manner.
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Please give me a treatment for my leg paining please give me a treatment for my head paining please

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Leg pain. Tk muscle relaxant medicine and heat fermentation twice a day and do stretching exercise. Head pain tk physician advise a check up must.
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I am 44 old year male of 90 kg weight. My coccyx is bent and I am uncomfortable while sitting what should I do?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Hi use orthopaedic seat for sitting. Learn spine mobility and strengthening exercise. Consult physiotherapist or reply me via lybrate. Best wishes.
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Hi, I am 45 year old woman have been suffering from left leg pain for last 20 year. I have consult many doctors taken lots of Medicine but still not get any relax. What should I do now.

BPT
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Hi, its just a simple thing do the stretching exercises daily for 2 times a day. You will get relief from pain, if you have any doubts revert me back.
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