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  • Chronic Pain

    What is chronic pain? A pain that persists for more than 3 months or sometimes for more than 6 months is called chronic pain. There are certain specific features of chronic pain. The presence of these symptoms is more important than the duration of pain. That is the reason the duration varies in the definition…

  • Fibromyalgia

    What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic painful condition and about 4% of general population is affected. How does a fibromyalgia patient present? These patients present with pain all over the body from head to toes. Most commonly they have back pain, neck pain, headache, hand pain, and leg pains. They can also present with…

  • Knee Pain Exercises

    Exercises in Osteoarthritis of Knee & other Knee Pains Are knee pain exercises helpful? It depends on the types of pain. If the pain is of acute onset; it is not helpful and pain may increase after exercises. When the exercises should not be done in knee pain? Knee exercises should be avoided in the…

  • HEADACHE IN COVID TREATMENT AT KOLKATA

    Headache in Covid

    Headaches in Covid   Introduction Headache refers to the pain above the foramen magnum of the skull and frequently neck pain is associated. Globally, the prevalence of headache in the general population is 47%, and the lifetime prevalence is more than 66% & up to 80% in some studies. It is told that it is…

  • Chronic Pain | Depression | Covid 19

    Pain & Depression during Covid 19 Are there any relations between chronic pain with anxiety and/or depression? There are lots of studies that prove an association between chronic pain and depression. Depression can cause different types of pain called somatization and on the other hand chronic pain can lead to anxiety and depression. In different…

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    Pain in Covid & Post Covid Patients

    Management of Pain in Covid 19 patients How common is the pain in covid patients? Covid 19 illness presents with a variety of symptoms, most common being fever (98%), followed by cough (76%) and dyspnoea (55%). Different types of pain or fatigue (44%) come next. The common pain symptoms are myalgia or arthralgia (14.9%), and…

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    Long Covid

    Long Covid or Post Covid Symptoms: What is it? Introduction: “Long Covid” is a new term getting popular to explain the illness in people that have either recovered from covid-19 but are still report long-lasting unusual effects of the infection or have had the standard symptoms that last much longer than would be expected. Many…

  • Post-Covid Rehabilitation

    Post-Covid Symptoms Fight against Covid is not completed even when the RT PCR test is negative. Post-Covid symptoms may persist. Covid may cause permanent damage to many organs which can lead to many debilitating disabilities, some are mild and recovered in a month or two, but some are major and are lasting longer popularly known…

  • Shoulder pain

    Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder pain How common is shoulder pain? Shoulder pain is a very common condition. About 4.7% to 46.7% population suffers from it in one year. The chance of suffering shoulder pain in a lifetime is up to 66.7% and at any point in time, every 4th or 5th person has shoulder pain. How is our…

  • Muscle Pain Treatment

    Muscle Pain | Myofascial Pain

    Muscle Pain or Myofascial Pain Syndrome An article by Dr. Hamsa Jayasheel Introduction: Muscle pain or myofascial pains are often defined as “pain related to inflammation or irritation of muscle or of the fascia surrounding the muscle”. Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a very common clinical condition there is muscle pain with sensory, motor and autonomic…