Core Stability Exercise

Core stability exercises strengthen the abdominal muscles to stabilize the spine in low pain conditions. Core muscles comprise pelvic floor muscles, diaphragm, transverse abdominus, and multifidus. Strong core muscles lead to good posture and the ability to do most physical activities with ease.

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Why am I not losing weight even after exercising and eating only fewer calories?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female, who weighs 155 lbs, and I am 5.7 feet tall. I cut off the muscle weight because I have a lot of muscle, including the muscle, my weight is 160 lbs. I have been trying to lose weight for the past two months, but nothing has seemed to work. I go to the gym almost every day, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Losing weight sometimes is tricky, especially, if you are trying to body sculpt. How long are you on the treadmill and elliptical? How many calories are you burning? Are you found of core strengthening exercises, abdominal crunches, massage, etc.? Someti...  Read Full »

How to cure the severe leg pain for the last six months?

Query: Hello doctor, Since the last six months, I suddenly developed severe pain in both the legs. It arises from the thigh, goes to the calf, and finally reaches the heel. I am unable to go up the stairs or use the Indian style toilets.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, I feel that you have patellofemoral compression pain, which gets worse on going up and down stairs. After a period of rest, you may feel severe pain in the the knees, but as you walk the pain will ease. I suggest the following: Take Voveran SR (D...  Read Full »

My X-ray shows that I have lumbar spondylosis. Do I need to do an MRI?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a pain in my back, and the local doctor says that L3 might have collapsed. I can walk and do day to day activities. My x-ray report says I have lumbar spondylosis. And osteophytes are seen with sclerosis in lumber vertebra and disc space reduced between L4 - L3. The doctor advised...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not have all the information here but will try and explain. From you description, you do not seem to have any leg symptoms, like sciatica like pain or lumbar canal stenosis. You also have not mentioned about any night symptoms, weight loss, appetite loss, fever,...  Read Full »

Why makes the bottom of the feet feel swollen?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having issues with my feet. I feel that they are swollen and numb, but they are not swollen and also there is no discoloration. I do not have any chest pain, lightheadedness, dizziness, shortness of breath or any unusual pain and ache anywhere else. This usually happens while sitting...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These symptoms suggest that you are having nerve pain. Nerve pain usually requires some special medications. So, I suggest tablet Pregabalin 75 mg twice daily in the morning and at night for 30 days before food. Continue your B12 vitamin tablets for 30 days. This is a ner...  Read Full »

Is there any permanent treatment for chronic back pain?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband aged 31 is suffering from chronic back pain near the lower part extending till the upper part for the past eight months. Please help with the diagnosis. He has a bad habit of sitting with a laptop for hours together. He barely does walking or exercises. He has taken an x-...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I cannot see the film of the x-ray but the report is on mild straightening of the lumbar spine. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Vertebra and disc spaces are normal. USG is normal except for mild fatty liver. It seems that there are two issues her...  Read Full »

What can be done for extreme lower back pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have extreme lower back pain.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need more information about your symptoms, duration, intensity with time of the day and with movements, any relieving factors, and treatment sought and the effects, any leg symptoms and radiation of pain to the leg, and any bowel complaints like loss of control of ...  Read Full »

Please advise non-surgical treatment for lumbar lordosis and disc dehydration.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a back pain which has made me stay in bed for two weeks. Now the pain has reduced but I have very limited movement, just to go to the bathroom but still, there is a pain when I want to stand up. I did the MRI test, the result was showing lumbar lordosis is decreased with scolio...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandan Mohanty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your MRI report shows evidence of wear and tear of the lumbar disc with some pressure on the nerves (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is difficult to suggest the treatment without examining you in person. However, generally speaking, it is possible...  Read Full »

When compared to night shift, how is working in daytime better?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 38 year old male. I am overweight. For past 10 days, I feel tiresome. I am taking tablet Nurokind-LC 1-0-0 and capsule Adliv Forte 1-0-1 for the past four days. Now, I am feeling better but not 100%. I suspect UTI, but not tested yet. I have asthma from childhood. Initially, I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. God created us in manner that we should work for 8 hours, rest for 8 hours and sleep for 8 hours. When we change this pattern it may lead to many diseases like migraine, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, etc. Why you are not getting sleep on time? Are you doing night duti...  Read Full »

I am suffering with disc bulge. Please get me a solution for it.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from disc bulge at the level of L5-S1. It causes pressure at nerve root for past two months. I am under treatment but no satisfactory improvement in these two months. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned from MRI findings as L5/S1 disc bulge, instability at L5/S1 level and pars defect of L5 with likely compression of both exiting L5 nerve roots. I would like to know few more details such as, What is the duration of back pain and its intensity on a scal...  Read Full »

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