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Care Hospitals

  4.6  (291 ratings)

Orthopaedic Clinic

43-9-201, SLV Arcade Opp Sreekanya Theatre Railway New Colony Visakhapatnam
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Our medical care facility offers treatments from the best doctors in the field of Arthroscopy & Sports Surgeon, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedist, Spine Surgery.C......more
Our medical care facility offers treatments from the best doctors in the field of Arthroscopy & Sports Surgeon, Joint Replacement Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedist, Spine Surgery.Customer service is provided by a highly trained, professional staff who look after your comfort and care and are considerate of your time. Their focus is you.
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Care Hospitals is known for housing experienced Orthopedists. Dr. Murali Krishna Boda, a well-reputed Orthopedist, practices in Visakhapatnam. Visit this medical health centre for Orthopedists recommended by 86 patients.

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06:00 PM - 09:00 PM 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

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43-9-201, SLV Arcade Opp Sreekanya Theatre Railway New Colony
Railway New Colony Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh - 530016
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Dr. Murali Krishna Boda

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist
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Hi. I am 35 year old I have pain in left knee joint. On examine x-ray. All normal but pain persist from last 2- 3 months. What should I have to do.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hi, is pain more while walking, sitting etc. Reduce weight. Avoid Indian toilet, stairs. Use pain killers if necessary. Consult orthopaedics.
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My left hand both bone broken below elbow. Both side plate fitted in 2000. Is it necessary to remove plate. Any side effect or problem in future.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Not absolutely necessary to remove plates, but it recommended to remove once proper bony union occurs .bcz of plate/ nail doesn't serve any function. Ideally implan removal between 3 to 18 months after bony union depends on bone, age and implant used, if there any clinical indications implants must be removed. Tq.
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5 Common Running Injuries

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
5 Common Running Injuries

Too much of something is never a good idea. Running is a great way to exercise, but if you don't run in moderation and do not take care of yourself, you could foresee more than one health problem. If you push yourself too hard as a runner, you could face one of more of these running problems.

Runner's knee: If the bones in your knee shift out of alignment, the condition is called runner's knee. This is one of the most common overuse injuries. At first you may not realize it, but with time, this can cause the cartilage in the knee to wear out. This can create excruciating pain. A few simple ways of making yourself more comfortable are:

  • Squatting
  • Walking up and down stairs
  • Bending your knee while sitting

Stress fracture: A stress fracture is a small crack in the shin bone or one of the bones in your foot. This can happen if you suddenly over exert without giving your body time to get used to running. Since it is only a crack, a doctor will not normally out your leg or foot in a cast. The only way to let your bones heal in such a condition is to rest it.
Shin splint: Flat footed people are most susceptible to shin splints. Shin splints can be caused by stress fractures and overused or weakened muscles. To treat a shin splint, give your leg plenty of rest and gently stretch it. Give yourself a few weeks to recover before you start running again.
Achilles tendinitis: Inflammation of the Achilles tendon is known as Achilles tendinitis. The Achilles tendon attaches the calf muscle to the heel. Suddenly increasing the distance you run in a day is the most common cause of Achilles tendinitis. The most common symptom of this condition is pain and stiffness around the ankle. Ice the area to deal with the immediate pain and discomfort. Your ankle will also need plenty of rest to properly heal. Stretching the calf muscles can also prove to be beneficial.
Muscle pulls: Almost every runner suffers from a muscle pull at some point or the other. A muscle pull can be defined as a small tear in the muscle. Muscle pulls usually affect the hamstrings, quadriceps, calf and groin. To treat a muscle tear, keep your leg elevated; give it plenty of rest and use an ice pack or compression pack on the area.


Apart from these, a few other injuries that runners often suffer from include ankle sprains, blisters, IT band syndrome and plantar fasciitis.

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Shoulder Pain: Six Common Causes For it

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Shoulder Pain: Six Common Causes For it

The shoulder is one of the most important joints in the body that uses a ball and socket to join the arm to the rest of the body. Any pain can make it difficult to carry out motion in a comfortable manner. The shoulder consists of the long arm bone called the humerus, the collarbone or the clavicle, as well as the shoulder blade called the scapula. A layer of cartilage provides essential padding to the bones in this area and its two main joints. There are a number of issues that can cause shoulder pain. Let us get to know the six most common ones. 

  1. Rotator Cuff Injury: This is the most common cause of shoulder pain and it occurs when the four muscles or the tendons are injured. These muscles and tendons usually control the movement of the arm. This injury can involve strains and tears which may also be caused by constant lifting of heavy objects. 
  2. Rotator Cuff Tendonitis: This condition affects the tendons and muscles that help in moving the arm freely. This usually happens due to inflammation in the tendons. It is commonly experienced by patients who are actively involved in sports and other heavy physical pursuits in their line of work. 
  3. Frozen Shoulder: This is a debilitating condition that restricts the free movement of the arm and is also known as adhesive capsulitis. When the shoulder tissues become too thick, it leads to the growth of scar tissue that hinders proper movement and causes pain. 
  4. Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is a condition that comes as part of aging bones that also become hollow and brittle over the passage of time, which leads to joint and bone pains in various parts of the body. It is a degenerative disease that is caused due to prolonged wear and tear as well as other factors including family history and sports injury.
  5. Bursitis: This condition is known to affect the fluid filled sacs that lie in between the joints. These are known as bursae. When the bursae suffers from swelling, the effect usually shows up as pain in the joints. 
  6. Tendon Sheath Inflammation: The fibrous tissue that connects the bones and the muscles is called a tendon. The presence of the tendon makes it possible to pursue activities like running, jumping, lifting, gripping and more. It is protected by a sheath known as synovium, which also lubricates the same. Any injury or tear to this sheath can cause shoulder pain.

Acute and persistent pain that does not abate and gets even worse should be treated with immediate medical intervention. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a orthopedist.

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Abnormal Swelling - Can it be a Sign of Bone Tumor

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Abnormal Swelling - Can it be a Sign of Bone Tumor

Uncontrollable division of cells present in the tissue leads to the formation of a lump or mass of tissue. This mass of tissue is known as a tumor and when this condition is diagnosed in the bones of a human body, it is known as bone tumor. Most bone tumors are non-cancerous (benign) and cannot grow. However, it is still possible that the bones could be weakened and the condition could result in fractures and other such problems. The tumor replaces the normal and healthy tissue.

It is observed that cases of malignant bone tumors are much less as compared to benign tumors. Some examples of benign bone tumours include:
1. Giant Cell tumor: In this condition, the tumor affects the legs
2. Osteochondroma: This form is most common among teenagers
3. Osteoblastoma: A tumor which develops in young adults and affects the spine
4. Osteoid osteoma: A tumor that affects long bones
5. Enchondroma: Usually found in hand and feet.

As stated earlier, metastatic cancer is a form of cancer that spreads to the bone from other spots in the body. Cancers from other parts that commonly spread to the bones include breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer.

It is common for bone tumors to bear no symptoms and they can only be diagnosed using an x-ray. However, a typical symptom of bone tumor is pain which:
1. Starts in the region of the bone tumor
2. Often feels achy
3. Worsens with activity

Other symptoms that might be related to bone tumors are:
1. Abnormal swelling around the bone
2. Fever
3. Limping, in rare cases

Treatment
1. Benign bone tumors can be treated by just using medications. However, the tumours might relapse even after treatment.
2. Treatment of malignant tumor might require a number of specialists. The stage of cancer plays a vital role in the treatment.

Common treatments for bone tumor are:
1. Amputation: It is the surgical removal of all or a part of the limb and is conducted only if the tumor is large.
2. Radiation therapy: High intensity X-rays are used to kill cancer cells and treat the tumors.
3. Chemotherapy: Tumor cells which have infiltrated the bloodstream are eliminated using cancer drugs. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am suffering from lumbar spondylosis. Having pain in the right thigh and getting cramps till ankle. I am also taking 75 mcg thyronorm daily for thyroid. How to get rid of her pain and cramps. Kindly advise.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hi, you may have siatica, pl avoid bending, lifting weights. Travelling. Consult neuro/ortho specialist.
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What to Know About Plantar Fasciitis

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
What to Know About Plantar Fasciitis

There are many conditions that can affect the foot. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The plantar belt is the level band of tissue (tendon) that can give your heel unresolved issue toes. It can form curves on your foot. In the event that you strain your plantar belt, it gets powerless, swollen, and chafed (excited). Mobility also becomes an issue in such cases. At this point, your heel or the base of your foot will hurt when you try to stand or walk.

Plantar fasciitis is commonly found in middle aged people. It also affects elderly individuals who are constantly on their feet. It is known to affect people who are into sports or even those in the defense forces. It can happen in one foot or both feet.

Causes: Rehashed strain can cause the tendon to tear. These can prompt agony and swelling. This will probably happen if the following conditions are met:

  • Your feet roll inward excessively when you walk (too much pronation)
  • You have high curves or level feet
  • You walk, stand, or keep running for drawn out stretches of time, particularly on hard surfaces
  • You are overweight
  • You wear shoes that don't fit well
  • You have tight Achilles tendons or calf muscles

Symptoms: A vast majority of patients with plantar fasciitis experience pain when they begin to move about after getting out of bed or sitting for a while. You may have less stability and experience pain after you take a couple strides. The motion also begins to sting the feet.

Treatment: There are numerous things you can try to improve your foot:

  • Avoid walking or running on hard surfaces.
  • To lessen the pain and swelling, you can try applying ice on your heel. You can also take an over-the-counter pain reliever like Ibuprofen, (for example, Advil or Motrin) or naproxen, (for example, Aleve).
  • Do toe stretching exercises and calf and towel extensions a few times a day, particularly when you wake up in the morning. (To perform towel extensions, you have to pull on both closures of a moved towel that you put under the bundle of your foot.)
  • Get another pair of shoes. Pick shoes with great curve support and a padded sole. Additionally, you can wear heel glasses or shoe embeds (orthotics). Use them in both shoes even if only one foot is affected.
  • Plantar fasciitis is caused by wounds that have happened after some time. With treatment, you will have less agony in a couple of weeks. The recovery period could also range from a couple of months to a year.
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Blood Clots in the Legs: Are They Preventable?

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Blood Clots in the Legs: Are They Preventable?

A blood clot in the leg is termed as Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT. This blood clot can be fatal, because it usually blocks the passage of blood to the heart by damaging the one way valves of the veins. This can also reach other organs like the lungs, in which situation the case becomes complicated and may also lead to death. There are various ways of preventing the onset of these clots. Follow these points to know more.

  1. Blood Thinners: Prolonged hospital stay and a major surgery like joint replacement can lead to blood clots in the legs or DVT. Therefore, it is imperative to ask your doctor about a prescription for blood thinners, which can help in better blood flow despite minimal motion in the legs or stiffness. 
  2. Compressions Stockings: If you have been in the hospital for a prolonged period or suffering from leg paralysis, then the risk of blood clots is greater than most others. You can make use of compression stockings, which will help in preventing clots by holding the area tight so that the blood is forced to pump and flow. These should be used every time you are admitted to the hospital. 
  3. Exercise: It is important to keep moving in case you are travelling in a long flight that is over four hours long. Also, you can try certain mild exercises, in case you have a long standing condition of pain or cramping in the leg muscles and joints. From simple toe flexes to muscle strengthening exercises like the heel or towel hook, you can ensure that the tightening action makes your muscle firm so that the blood clots do not have a chance to form. You may also need to lose weight in case you are overweight so that you can alleviate the risk of these clots.
  4. Water: Staying hydrated is something that we all need to follow in any case, but it is especially important if you are risk of developing blood clots in the legs. Drinking plenty of fluids is a natural way of thinning the blood, especially if you have been in bed or travelling for prolonged periods. 
  5. Loose Fitting Clothing: You may want to wear loose fitting clothing when you are travelling or in the hospital so that you do not end up unnecessarily compressing an area in a way that will be detrimental for the blood flow there. Wearing loose clothing ensures that the blood flow carries on as per its normal routine without any blockages.

It is important to remember the above points so that you keep blood clots in the legs at bay.

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I am 20 years old, m having a pain in my calfs I have tried serval creams, tapes and also the bands but its nt working. What should I do?

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hello, you need clinical evaluation, avoid dehydration, take plenty of water. Consult neuro physician if not relived.
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I am 26 year old. I have pain in my knees I tried pain killer but not work so pls help me wht to do.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hi, maintain ideal weight. Avoid claiming and squatting. Do knee strengthening exercises. Consult ortho doc.
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Hi sir I aam suffering from back bone pain I think I have a Venus problem when I sit regular one hour my back bone is so paining so please suggest best doctor.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hello, you may have disc problem of your spine. Any leg or buttock pain. Avoid long sitting or travelling, do core strengthening exercises of spine. Consult ortho spine surgeon for further evaluation.
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I am diabetic since 13 years I am 36 years old I take lantus 25 units, I had a 50% blockage I am taking angispan TR 2.5 twice, ramipril once clopitab 75 once and tonact 80 once my problem is when I sit for long time on chair in office my left leg ankle is getting swelling and again it goes off after rest. I had all the kidney related test all are normal I even have spondylitis is it because of spondylitis? Or it is because of diabetic neuropathy.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hi, u r diabetic and over weight 100 kgs , bcz of above u mostly have venous incompetence in legs , so u need to be investigated doppler ultra sound etc. Reduce ut weight , do walk , leg elevation , use leg stockings, consult vascular surgron.
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I'm 30 years old man and I suffer back pain, neck pain and also I suffer thyroid last 3years So please suggest me that I'll do or not.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hi, u need clinical evaluation for ur back and neck pain , may not be related to thyroid . Do neck and back stegthening exercises , avoid long sitting , standing , driving jobs . Consult ortho near by
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What could be the possible reasons for lower back ache. At the tail bone precisely,

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hi, lack of adequate sub cutaneous fat arround the tail bone and occupations like long sitting on hard surfce chairs / floors , some arthralgias may precipitate .
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I am 27 years old. From July 2015, I am suffering from body stiffness (neck, middle and lower spine. I got HLA B27 positive. Doctor (orthopaedic) prescribed some medicines like HCQS, SAZO. After using them (one week) I got relief. In addition he suggested to me that I need yo use for few years. Some doctors suggested me to consult rheumatologist. I have mixed feelings for using tablets for few years. Please, suggest some guideline to recover from my problem.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Venkaih, as per ur reports u have ankylosing spondilytis . First , pl aware about that problm , it is seronegative inflammatory arthritis which affects spine , joints muscles and make them stiff and fuse depends on severity . So , drugs contol the disease aggresivenss along with exercises . Newer drugs bilogicals r in market which contolls well but costlier . So pl consult rheumatologist .
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Last 2 Year my knee joint pain. Even I seat down 10 Minute cannot stand. What should I do?

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hi, u need clinical examination of ur knee joint , may be problem with ur knee cap . Avoid sitting on floor, indian toilet for s while . Consult ortho surgeon near by . Tq
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I'm 55 years old fit and fine. Past 15 days once in a while my right hand getting numbness it will be for few seconds and recently I had neck pain but cured after taking tablets. Recently I checked RBS it's 106 please guide.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Sir , seems u have cervical spondylosis which is causing numbness in ur hand , u need clinical radilogical evaluation . Wear neck collar , avoid carrying weights . Consult ortho neurosurgeon .
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I met with accident 12 days to go but still my shoulder is paining from join and I can't move properly please give me some suggestion how can I get relief from pain.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Hi , 12 days is very recent injury . So pl give adequate rest to shouder with shoulder immobilzer for 3 weeks . If still painfull , may consult ortho surgeon.
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I'm a football player I'm struggling with my knee injury. After playing my knee getting heavy pain. Kindly give advice.

DNB (Orthopedics), MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Visakhapatnam
Danish , u r a proffedtional player ,dont neglect knee injury . U need clinicoradilogical evaluation on ur knee joint by expert arthroscopic knee surgron . Follow as per advices. My opinio , u might have ligmentous injury in ur knee . It requires attention . Mri / diagnostic arthroscopy will guide the disgnosis.meanwhile avoid sports for a while and wear knee brace and non weightbearing . Tq
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