Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common form of arthritis that occurs when the protective cartilage present at the ends of the bones gets worn down. It commonly affects hands, neck, back, knees causing joint pain. It is managed by doing physiotherapy and taking medications. In some cases, surgery is required.

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Can mixed martial arts help in managing osteoarthritis and sciatica?

Query: Hello doctor, I currently suffer from osteoarthritis and sciatica in my lower back. I have been told by a personal trainer that taking up mixed martial arts classes would be good for my conditions. Can you confirm whether this is correct?  Read Full »


Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What I feel is mixed martial arts would damage the tissue more for now until we come up to some level of muscle strength. I would advise you to focus on some exercises which are listed below. This exercise should be gradually increased from week to week and continued...  Read Full »

Please suggest a meal plan for my mother based on her recent reports.

Query: Hello doctor, My 59 year old mother is under treatment for hypothyroidism, hypertension, and osteoarthritis of knee joints along with a mild iron deficiency anemia. With the help of medications, TSH (3.15), BP (120/72) and FBS (89) are currently stable, although she used to get symptoms like reeling...  Read Full »


Durga Kumari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw her reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). All her numbers are alright, except few which are in the borderline. But, no need to worry about it. Her diet should be perfectly balanced according to the climate. Also, exercise and yoga play a signi...  Read Full »

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