Interferential therapy uses the physiological impacts of mid-frequency electrical stimulation to reduce sprains, spasms, and strains of muscles. These current waves produce an intermittent massaging effect on the injured area, producing endorphins and encephalins, which are natural analgesics of the body. It helps relieve pain, enhancing blood flow, speed up recovery, and reduce swelling.
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Query: Hi doctor, This query is regarding my dad. He has been limping for a year now. He is a construction worker and about two years ago he accidentally fell down from the first floor. He reassures me that his left leg limping is not due to the fall. He had about 20 sessions of physical therapy. He went t... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that he has intervertebral disc compression that needs further evaluation. Since there are suspected demyelinating changes in MRI, he would require further MRI brain to check for any demyelination in his brain. His compression as per report is not that seve... Read Full »
How can I resolve my right lower back pain?
Query: Hi doctor, I have right lower back pain from the past two years. I have enclosed my MRI reports. I take Nucoxia 60, whenever needed, 3 to 4 days when pain increases. I cannot tolerate anti-inflammatory medicine due to stomach upset. The pain always remains, but it reduces when I lie on my stomach. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would have preferred to see the MRI films myself rather than just the to report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You seem to be describing symptoms of back pain rather than leg pain. This matches with the MRI report that does not show a disc prolapse... Read Full »
How to treat shoulder and back pain due to swimming?
Query: Hello doctor, Last week I went swimming with my partner, freestyle-crawl. I advised her to try to breathe on the other side and from the next morning, she has pain. No bump. She probably pulled a muscle and she still has pain on day 7 (although improved by plasters). Should she have an ultrasound ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. I am unable to understand the site of pain. Could you be more specific like where does it hurt? Shoulder, neck, chest, or hip region? What medicines have you given so far to the patient? Is there any history of diabetes or hypertension or thyroid issues? Any history... Read Full »
What is the remedy for difficulty and tightness in the neck while moving?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a disc problem in my neck area on the right side. There are thickness and difficulty in moving the neck in the rightside and there is a sound if I move my neck to the right. Nerves in the neck seem tight when I swallow, and I also have a thickness in backside of the jaw. I hav... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have radicular pain or tingling or numbness in any of your upper limb? Read Full »
What can I do for knee lock due to hyperextension?
Query: Hello doctor, My knee is locked in hyperextension. I had an injury on my knee had lateral damage that was fixed by knee scope. This was successful, however, about two months ago, I twisted the wrong way and my knee got caught in hyperextension. I saw my Orthopedic surgeon and he told me I had a high... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what I can read and understand by the brief history you have given is that there can be damage to ligaments and meniscus in your knee. Can you please elaborate on the range of motion of your knee? If it is barely movable it means that probably some tissue (eith... Read Full »
What is the possible treatment for back pain followed by lifting heavy weight?
Query: Hi doctor, I was sitting half bent while washing the clothes. There were few buckets full of water one over the other. I got my back hurt when I tried to bring one of the buckets down. My body has tilted a bit towards left. I am unable to move and walk. It is paining a lot. Usually after work I do ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.Actually, you are very young to have persistent back pain and this episode appears to be an acute exaggeration of this pain. Cause of back pain can be due to a muscle strain or a small herniation of an intervertebral disc followed by lifting heavy weight. If you have loca... Read Full »