Physiotherapy

Therapy that uses mechanical force, manual therapy, exercise therapy, and electrotherapy to restore movement and function of people disabled by some disease or injury is called physiotherapy. It is aimed to improve the patient's quality of life by physical intervention, thus improving the person's ability to move and perform day to day activities.

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Why do I have knee pain 12 years after surgery?

Query: Hi doctor,I had arthroscopic knee bilateral chondromalacia patella joint debridement done before 12 years. Now, the pain had started again and I am having some swelling. Please suggest what I should do.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Here are a few suggestions. I suggest anti-inflammatory tablet like Voveran 75 mg (Diclofenac) twice a day after meals. Consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent. For swelling use a compression bandage and ice the area for 20 minu...  Read Full »

Is it normal for an ankle to swell and look bruised after a year of an ankle sprain?

Query: I am having some concerning issues with my ankle right now. I had a sprain ankle in this ankle a year ago, I did not really properly let it heal and have had some minor pain and popping in that ankle. I can sometimes even feel my tendons rub up against my bone. I did not really care until that pain ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, I read your concern.. In my opinion you might have some imbalances due to improper healing of ankle... Leading to loading of other structures around the ankle. You could have shared the scan report to give us more insight of your injury... As it is difficult to conclude what actually could ...  Read Full »

My daughter's left eye closes when she smiles. Is it something to worry?

Query: Hi doctor, For my 8 year old daughter, her left eye closes when she smiles. This is very prominent and regular lately in the last one month. Earlier, it was very occasional. Is this something to worry? She is far sighted with -0.25 in both the eyes, but does not wear spectacles regularly.  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

General Practitioner, Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long she has this problem? Was there any significance at the time of her birth or any injury? You should consult a neurophysician if the condition is persisting and problematic. Revert back with the answers to the above questions to an eye care ophthalmologist onli...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment options for knee and foot pain.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40 year old man. I have the following problems while walking. Foot pain in the early morning after walking or after sitting for a long period of time. It was¬†diagnosed a few years ago as plantar fasciitis. I use shoes with special support, insoles and cushion on the socks. Also...  Read Full »


Dr. Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Fitness Expert, Physiotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have understood your concern about pain in sole and knee joint. As per your provided information, it is clear that due to improper walking patterns and imbalance in muscles of foot, weight distribution in sole altered and after a long time slowly you developed knee pain...  Read Full »

Is EMS effective for kneecap problems?

Query: Hello doctor i am 16 yrs old. My weight is 57kg..i am.facing kneecap problem since i was 10..my knee muscles are too weak..so the doctor prescribed me to use ems? should i use it?is it effective..if it is then which one should i use and how?also does it have side effects? Thanks. I will be waiting f...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, I read your concern In my opinion you can use ems if your doctor r prescribed... Possible be used twice daily and need to top it activation with simple knee strengthening exercises.. For a proper prescription of knee stabilisation exercises you should get a thorough investigation of your k...  Read Full »

Why do I have a high heart rate after food, and get angry about small issues?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a high heart rate after food, and I get very angry about small issues. I had anxiety and depression for about five years. So I took herbals and vitamin supplements. Previously, I used to take Alprazolam and Mirtazapine.  Read Full »


Dr. Sibananda Mishra

Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, you need to consult a heart specialist for an elevated heart rate. I think that you have high BP also. Further, it would be best to do some physical exercises and meditation for your health in the morning and evening regularly. Your weight is a little bit ...  Read Full »

Can headaches result in dizziness and balancing problems?

Query: I'm 29 years age, couple of months ago I had a severe headache, usually I got headaches but for my comfort, I pressed too much of the back of the neck (a gap which connects the head to the neck) I felt that something which traveled from the back of the neck towards temples, from that day I felt dizz...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello.. Your issue is related to upper neck issue... Nothing to worry.. All you need to do is get your neck diagnosed properly by a good physio work on I. Proving mobility of the neck. Good mobilisation of neck and strengthening the muscles will help you overcome this problem.... Things will get no...  Read Full »

How to enhance my dad's appetite?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is 76 years old. He had an accident and got a blood clot on his right auditory nerve. The doctor said that he will be fine in some three months. But, he has become worse. He lost his appetite and not eating anything. He vomits every day. He is unable to recognize anyone. He is n...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your question. The issues that you are describing are mainly because of lack of proper rehabilitation measures. Need to give music in his ear through headphones for at least 4 hours a day. It should not be very loud, just medium is fine. He has to be mobilize...  Read Full »

Why am I unable to fully rotate the left leg without pain after an injury five months back?

Query: Hello, I am a 60 year old male, my height is 1.8m and my weight is 97kg. I have no underlying health conditions or take medication. I play indoor sports, and five months back, just before the covid lockdown measures I jarred my left leg on the squash court during play. the pain near the groin was ve...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, I read your concern.. In my opinion, you might had a muscle injury which is not recovered properly. So there is inhibition in your hip muscles that is still protecting the joint by getting stiffer to limit the movement of the joint. Nothing to worry. First thing is get it properly diagn...  Read Full »

Can a chiropractor help with pain in the right arm, hip, and right foot?

Query: I have dull pain in my right arm when I make certain movements eg When swimming the Breast Stroke movement causes a deep dull pain when I stretch my right arm above my head again a dull pain and feel the pull on my inner arm head movement to the right is painful, at the back of my neck and just behi...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhika Kariya

Physiotherapist

Answer: hello mam welcome to icliniq your complain can completely manage by physiotehrapy only. pain in overhead activities suggest that muscles situated above the shoulder and side of neck region are weak. dull pain in perticular overhead activities can be managed by changing habits of performing work,...  Read Full »

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