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Tens stands for transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation. It is a therapeutic process that involves the delivery of harmless electric currents through an affected joint to both stimulate the nerves and to restore functionality by reducing pain.

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I feel pressure in my head after using a TENS machine. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel pressure in my head, jaws, and behind my ears, coupled with infrequent nasal discharge. I also experience the sensation that the earth is moving for a few seconds. Although there is no headache, I have had my teeth checked, and they are fine. This has been happening for a few d...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. You mentioned that your symptoms began after using the TENS machine. What was the reason for using the TENS machine? Additionally, high blood pressure (BP) could cause episodes of dizziness and the feeling o...  Read Full »

I have sinus and cervical spine issues. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have mucosal thickening with aerated secretions in the sphenoid sinuses with surrounding hyperostosis. The mucosal thickening in left maxillary sinus is greater than right maxillary sinus, with trace aerated secretions. Also, opacification of right mastoid air cells and right middle ear...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have sent me the verbatim report of the MRI of the cervical spine and the mastoids. This, however, is very little to help me as I do not know the exact symptoms you have. Do you have more problems with your mastoids or the neck? Do you have pain in the neck or does...  Read Full »

I have pain chest pain radiating to my face, arm, and neck. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had pain in my left chest area may be twenty times in last years. Ongoing to hospitals and doctors ruled out heart problem called costochondritis. What are the very best recommended ways to solve this problem? The last episode lasted some three days ago. Episodes last for hours. I need ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Costochondritis originates from the front of chest area where ribs join the breastbone named sternum. It mimics a heart pain. Here, the physician can help in few ways to have a complete recovery. Proper rest and avoiding activities that aggravate the pain are helpful. This ...  Read Full »

Can cortisone injection help in treating tennis elbow?

Query: Hi doctor,My mother is 71 years old, and she is suffering from pain in the right arm for more than a month now. She has pain in the elbow, shoulder, wrist, and fingers. She is not able to grip even light objects with the fingers. We consulted an orthopedic doctor, who is suspecting tennis elbow. He ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very unusual for a 71 year old¬†woman to get tennis elbow, so I am not sure that it is the correct diagnosis. Assuming the diagnosis is correct, then I will recommend waiting and continuing physiotherapy, ultrasound therapy, TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve ...  Read Full »

I have a slight hip labral tear. How can it be cured?

Query: Hello doctor,I strongly believe I have a slight hip labral tear, which is devastating me mentally. I intend to become a professional dancer very soon as my main training is almost over. I can walk and do everything as normal, but I hear pops, and I have a slight vague pain which is not really bad un...  Read Full »


Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many hip labral tears have no signs or symptoms. Do you occasionally experience any of these symptoms? Locking, clicking, or a catching sensation in your hip joint or groin area? Stiffness or limited range of motion in your hip joint? Physical exercise might cause a...  Read Full »

Is chiropractic treament the only option for shooting pain in lower back and buttocks?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male. I currently have unbearable pain in my lower back and buttocks area. Every time I get up, the pain gets much worse and feel shooting pain down my leg, which gets me to a point that I have to pause two to five seconds. I went to a chiropractor yesterday and he ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav Ramesh Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have studied your case. Medications like Methylcobalamine with Pregabalin and analgesic will reduce pain. You can take them consulting your treating doctor. Some exercises which can be done after pain have reduced include spine extension exercises, lying on your st...  Read Full »

My shoulder has slipped multiple times during sport. What do I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a softball player and my position is the catcher. I have been playing my position for two years and in these two years, my left shoulder has partially slipped at least 50 times or more. It has been bothering me a lot even when I am not doing anything. What do I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav Ramesh Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For recurrent shoulder dislocation, you need further investigation and treatment. MRI might show Hill-Sachs lesion or Bankart lesion which are injuries of the shoulder joint due to repeated dislocations. Hill-Sachs injury is a bony defect and you may need investigat...  Read Full »

What is the therapeutic management for multilevel cervical spondylosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an impression in the MRI, which suggests multilevel cervical spondylotic changes. There is a 2 mm disk protrusion on the left C6-C7, along with 1.5 mm bulging in the central and right paracentral disk at the C4-C5 level. Can you help me with what I have to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To be more precise, I need to know about your symptoms, such as the location of pain in the neck and arms, nature of pain, any weakness in the arms and hands, stiffness, duration of symptoms, and response to treatment taken so far. However, with the report you have sen...  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 »


Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have radicular pain or tingling or numbness in any of your upper limb?  Read Full »

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