Pain and stiffening of soft tissue structures like the muscle, ligaments, and tendons lead to movement restriction. Causes include muscle dystrophy, immobility (disuse), spasms, cerebral palsy, nerve injuries, paralysis, nerve injuries, etc. Physiotherapy helps improve the range of motion and reduce pain. Passive movements help bring back regular movements. Hydrotherapy, additional splints, and orthotics may be necessitated based on the degree of the problem.
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Query: Hi doctor, I got injured three months ago. After the injury, I am experiencing pain in my fifth toe. I got a fracture of the middle phalanx of the fifth toe. A back slab was applied as a primary line of treatment, and then after a month, an ankle boot was placed as management. Even after two mont... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had a fracture in the proximal phalanx of the fifth toe, and it is undisplaced. You then spent two months splinted and slabbed. The most likely cause of pain at this stage can be- 1) Stiffness which gets worse with splinting for a more extended period. I would ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My mother's bypass surgery was done two years back, but she is still experiencing pain in the areas where stitches were applied. Sometimes the stitched area gets swollen, which is tremendously painful. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear that your mother is still experiencing pain and swelling in the area where stitches were applied after her bypass surgery. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for patients to experience discomfort in the area where stitches were applied after surgery. S... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am having pain in my back leg muscle, shoulder, upper back, wrists, lower back, jaw, and left foot. It started from the legs and gradually radiated to other parts. I am having this condition for more than three months now, and it has never stopped since it started. I consulted a doctor, ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your blood reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). There is a slight increase in ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) that is non-specific. However, your symptoms suggest an underlying neuromuscular disorder. There is an entity cal... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I remember that I twisted and pulled my penis and had a sudden shrink and felt some numbness. Can the penis head be 360 degrees turned inside? It looks quite normal, but the frenulum is numb and stiff, like steel. It is painful, and it stings. As I massaged it with cocoa butter, it is li... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I like to inform you that the penis root is composed of soft tissue and cannot be twisted 360 degrees inside. Even if you use all your force to twist your penis, it will return to normal unless there is dama... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have had this problem for 8 years with no proper solutions. Please help. Strange sensations, tiredness, feeling of heaviness in the arms and legs. Hands and feet become warm. I have an electrical shock like feeling in face. I have extreme fatigue, unsteadiness and muscle twitching... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description it appears that you are suffering with fibromyalgia syndrome. This is a disorder which generally occurs in middle age women (I am not aware about your age and gender). It is cha... Read Full »