Posture And Balance

The body's alignment or position is termed posture, and balance is defined as sustenance of postural stability or equilibrium. Posture helps in aligning body segments in positions like supine, prone, sitting, and standing. It also helps in engaging voluntary movements and accidental disturbances. Static, standing, and sitting are the different types of postures. Any abnormal posture or loss in balance decreases performance and efficiency of movement and increases the chance of injuries.

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Kindly suggest a solution for my left knee pain.

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain in my left knee while bending. I also have pain on the backside of the left-hand shoulder while sitting on the floor for the past 15 days. I remember that one day of my sleeping position was worse. Kindly suggest me a solution to get out of this.   Read Full »


Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly check your posture and maintain it properly while doing work or studies. Kindly check from which position you are getting more pain and please check whether it gets radiated to your knees. You can take a calcium-rich diet and apply a hot pack twice a day to the k...  Read Full »

Please suggest some exercises for twisted sacrum and dextroscoliosis.

Query: Hi doctor, My left side back has been a problem for many years. My sacrum moves posterior with activity. Kindly give some suggestions for twisted sacrum and 12 degrees dextroscoliosis. What muscle groups need to be focused upon?  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dextroscoliosis is the right side torsion of your spine. In your case, it is with the involvement of the sacrum. In this case, the erector spinae muscle, latissimus dorsi, gluteus muscle, piriformis muscles, along with some amount of hamstring stretch need to be checked r...  Read Full »

I have a dull pain on the right side of the bottom of my spine. How to stop them?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male, around 199 cm tall and 85 kg weight. I have been playing sports when I was young (volleyball, tennis, and basketball) and I was fit for a long time. However, since I started with higher education (around six years ago), I tended to study in a semi-bent positio...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. I feel the pain what you describe is due to bad posture adapted all these days. It could be a neural pain due to any disc issue and may not be a worse prolapse. This may warrant a thorough examination of your spine and hip. As of now, I recommend...  Read Full »

I hurt my back while dancing. Could that be a muscle pull or something serious?

Query: Hello doctor,I hurt my lower back maybe a year or two ago, and I was in a lot of pain. I am a dancer and was lifting up my dance partner into the air without stretching and hurt my lower back severely. I could not even walk at that time. I was in agony. I never saw a doctor for this pain as I was s...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you need to take care of your back more than before. First of all, you need to do an x-ray and MRI to get the root cause of the pain. Until and unless you do not get the exact cause, it is better to avoid any kind of stress on the back. It is always necessa...  Read Full »

Why does my sacrum not stay in place?

Query: Hello doctor, I have to pop my sacrum every day for my hips to feel good. I do this by putting a pillow in between my legs and squeezing my glutes as hard as I can. My question is why does the sacrum not stay in place? What can I do to make it stay in place?  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query. There are many reasons for sacrum not getting in its position. Mainly posture as faulty posture while sitting, standing, even lying can lead to malalignment of sacrifice iliac joint. Again faulty or improper firing of gluteus and piriformis muscles...  Read Full »

How accurate is the lever test in diagnosing ACL injury?

Query: Hello doctor, How accurate in your opinion is the Lelli ACL (Lever test)? I am almost three months post-op of having my ACL reconstructed along with a few lesions addressed during the surgery. I am concerned I have ruptured my ACL again after feeling a short sharp pain when turning in the sand...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read through the concern. The Lelli test is accurate in diagnosing acute on chronic ACL tears, more sensitive than many other traditional tests performed in an acute condition, especially partial and acute tears. Do not be afraid. Keep calm. Take precautions...  Read Full »

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