Proper Posture

Proper posture includes the training of the body to maintain appropriate positions during sleeping, standing, and sitting so that the least amount of strain is experienced by the supporting bone, muscles, and ligaments. Maintaining a proper posture prevents neck pain and stiffness, back problems, joint pain, muscle pain, and spine problems.

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What can cause one-sided SI joint pain?

Query: What are some common causes of one sided SI joint Pain that comes and goes? I'm 25 and just had a baby (naturally) 10 months ago. Back pain started at 8 months Postpartum .  Read Full »


Dr. Shakti A. Goel

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: There are various causes of SI joint pain which range from: Osteoarthritis. Years of stress on the SI joint can eventually wear down the cartilage and lead to osteoarthritis. Ankylosing spondylitis. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that affects the vertebrae and...  Read Full »

How to treat my lower back pain and shoulder pain due to prolonged sitting?

Query: Hello doctor, I am running an IT firm for the past four years. Currently, I am having two health issues related to my work. 1. Lower back pain - it started two years back and now it has become worst. Now I cannot ride a motorbike, cannot sit in a normal chair, and cannot even sleep on my sides. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anuj Gupta

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, you have a typical problem with people working in an IT firm. Tell me first how much physical activity you have in your daily routine.  Read Full »

How to get rid of pain in the right arm, shoulder, and neck?

Query: Right arm joint upto the shoulder neck pain for the last few days it increased from yesterday evening having difficulty moving 490yrs Male  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, I read your concern. In my opinion it could be due to some nerve irritation following neck spasm due to facet joint irritation. Nothing to worry. As of now I would advise you to Keep icing frequently.. Over the neck once in every 2 hours fir 15 mins. Gentle massage over the neck will ...  Read Full »

Why do I get sharp pain in chest and both arms after working on computer?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having infrequent deep chest pains, along with pain in my left arm, right arm, and legs at times. The pain mimics that of a heart attack, but I had an EKG, echo, blood, and CT everything has come up normal so far. When I am on the computer I usually slouch and have poor po...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have already ruled out the fearful cause of such pain, so the second most common cause of such pain is improper posture. More than a chiropractor you need to understand the need for correct posture as you have to continue working in a similar environment for the ...  Read Full »

How does spondylolisthesis affect pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old dance fitness instructor. I came to know that I have grade 2 spondylolisthesis of L5-S1. I do not experience severe pain. But, in the case of heavy jerk or periods, it pains in the lower back. I have reduced my activity since I know the issue. Also, I am on regular thy...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your spondylolisthesis will not cause any significant problems for childbirth except pain. The pain that you experience will be slightly more as compared to normal individuals. Do not worry. Please do all heavy activities like dancing under utmost care, but do not lift he...  Read Full »

Why does my head feel too heavy for my neck?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old female and yet to conceive. Since 9 months I have been facing heaviness of head and stiffness of neck. Sometimes the heaviness of head becomes extreme and I feel it is spinning even at the slightest movement of neck and it is accompanied with bowel movements. I feel tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query on this platform. Relax! You are not suffering from any life-threatening disease. Neither are you suffering from any gastrointestinal problems except occasionally which is normal and could be due to mild gastritis. Cervical arthritis cannot cau...  Read Full »

Why are my ankles swollen?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 52 year old male. Every alternate day, I used to play tennis and swim for an hour. My weight is 100 kg and I am 5 feet 11 inches tall. All my blood reports are normal. I am taking a few medicines regularly, which includes Losar H, Amlopin 2.5, Rozavel 20, Glycomet SR 500. My avera...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For your age of 52, you appear to be very active. With all parameters, your BMI is on a higher side, and you have to lose some weight. It seems that you have been prescribed medications by your general physician for management of diabetes and hypertension. There are m...  Read Full »

Do I have any postural defect?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know if I have any postural defects. So I am sending a file standing straight at the stadiometer measuring height. By how much could I increase my height by fixing defects (if there are any)? I have read that anterior pelvic tilt may affect height by even 2.5 inches, s...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your attached picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your posture seems to be near normal. Except your anterior pelvic tilt is more with increased lumbar curvature. This compensation may be due to a weak lower abdomen. Tight hip flexor and an...  Read Full »

Is there any remedy to correct the forward-bent spine?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 14 years old. She cannot ultimately stand straight. Her spine bends forward a little near the upper back and shoulders. Could you please suggest me a remedy?  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Ashok Berry

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for using this platform. It sounds like your sister has a forward bend in her upper back when you look at her from her side. Is this correct? We give this forward bend a name called kyphosis. While kyphosis can have numerous causes, the most common in this age ...  Read Full »

Could you tell me the underlying cause for sciatica?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been recently diagnosed with sciatica. I have some difficulty in walking. I am having Tramadol and Paracetamol for pain relief but they are not helping much. Could you tell me the underlying cause? Will I require a walking aid?  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com. As you must be aware by now, sciatica is a term used when a person experiences radiating leg pain due to some pressure on the nerves. Assessment will include intensity of back pain, intensity of leg pain, the distance you walk without any requirement of analgesic and d...  Read Full »

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