Rehabilitation

The set of interventions and care a person needs to improve, keep, or get back abilities to perform day to day activities is called rehabilitation. People who experience limitations in everyday activities because of aging, chronic health conditions, injuries, and other mental or health disorders might be benefitted from rehabilitation. It is an essential component in a patient's treatment plan.

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Why do I end with sexual chats about minors after taking Cocaine?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a very unusual problem and quite honestly, I am petrified of the reply. But, I feel I need to talk about it and get a professional outlook on what is going on in my head. I am ashamed to admit that for many years I have had on and off problem with cocaine. I suffer with low self e...  Read Full »


Dr. Roshan Bhad

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, there is no need to be ashamed of yourself. Cocaine addiction is a brain disorder and can be managed with appropriate behavioral and pharmacological interventions. Cocaine is a stimulant drug, which causes euphoria, hyperactivity, disinhibition, sexual arousal a...  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 »

How long does it take to recover completely from grade 3 hamstring injury?

Query: Hello doctor, I picked up a grade 3 hamstring injury from playing football around four months ago. Stupidly, I tried to play football again three to four weeks after the initial injury which caused me to pull my hamstring again. I have then left it for around two and a half months and I have slowly...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. In my opinion, you had enough time to recover from tears. However, a grade 3 hamstring injury needs a bit more concentrated management. I think you should do proper rehabilitation to completely gain strength and stability. Exercises like bridgi...  Read Full »

My daughter is behaving like a newborn after brain tumor surgery. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My kid is 12 years. She had grade 4 medulloblastoma. After brain tumor surgery, she is behaving like a new born baby. She is not walking or talking. Every minute she is screaming. Her neck is not balanced. It is around three weeks now after surgery. After physiotherapy slight change in h...  Read Full »


Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cerebellum is the part of brain where trained movements are stored. It is like the history section of your internet browser. When there is a tumor in cerebellum, it means that the browser has been infected with virus. So, the browser has to be reinstalled. By reinstallin...  Read Full »

Is there a way to regain sensation, which was lost after an accident?

Query: Hi doctor, The query is regarding my friend. He met with a major accident and his lower limbs power 0/5 after accident. There is no sensation below naval and allopathy doctors have given up hopes. Request your inputs whether such cases can be supported. We have tried a lot of doctors. Now looking fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The sad thing about brain and spinal cord is that once damage is done, it is not possible to reverse it. Having said that, there is a lot of research going on in this field. In the west, similar patients have been benefited by braces that help relay the comman...  Read Full »

How to treat tongue twist and hand shivering in an alcoholic?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is an alcoholic. He has not been eating for the last 15 days. He is now suffering from insomnia. He is able to see abnormal things like people standing near to him. He has lost weight. He is having heavy sweat at night on the forehead. His tongue twists and has shivering hands. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry for your father's condition. Your father is suffering from Wernicke's encephalopathy or Korsakoff syndrome. Chronic alcohol abuse lead to deficiency of vitamin thiamine. I would suggest you to take him to ER (emergency room) and have him admitted and monitored for ...  Read Full »

Could you tell the recovery time for GB syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 5 years old. He has been suffering from GB syndrome since a month. Now, he is admitted in ITU under ventilation. IVIG has already been given. Also, the second dose of IVIG is also started. Could you please tell me the recovery time of this diseases?  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your question is very genuine. The family members of every GBS (Guillain-Barre Syndrome) patient do ask us this question. The issue here is realistically, and unfortunately, we do not have a definite answer. The range of improvement time frame is from a few weeks to mont...  Read Full »

Is there any medicine to overcome the effects of alcohol?

Query: Hi doctor, I am contacting you regarding an uncle of mine. He is 40 years old. His health issues are related to alcohol (beer). He drinks quite a few times a week. When he starts drinking, he drinks a few liters before stopping. He also smokes, but only sometimes. He finds heavy breathing after ju...  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Alcoholism is now acknowledged as a disease that requires a combined treatment (medications, psychological and social intervention). Medications to increase tolerance of the patient to alcohol as Iomazenil are not very much recommended as they tend to increase the patien...  Read Full »

What would happen if I did not consult a physiotherapist after a shoulder surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, After my right shoulder surgery, do I need a physiotherapist? What would happen if I do not consult a physiotherapist?  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I recommend you consult a physiotherapist for rehabilitation post surgery as it is very important that you gain strength and mobility. Otherwise, there would be some imbalance remaining within the muscle group and may give rise to minor nagging issues after a while. ...  Read Full »

Is my mother's leg pain sciatica or something else?

Query: Hello doctor, My 49 year old mother has a severe (sciatica-like) leg pain. There is also pain below the knee and at the back of the leg. The pain is an extreme burning sensation kind of pain. It sometimes moves to the hips. The pain increases when she sits or tries to walk. She is taking a pain ki...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A sciatica-like pain can respond to physiotherapy and rehabilitative exercises. I suggest she try tablet Lyrica (Pregabalin) 75 mg at night. It is a little expensive one, but a good medicine. The other option is to take tablet Pregaba-M (a combination of Pregabalin and...  Read Full »

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