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Theraband physiotherapy post knee surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi Dr XXXXXXXX XXXXXX here
Doctor :   hi dr XXXXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hello doctor
User :   i have underwent a Knee Surgery last year
Doctor :   ok
User :   at that time my blood reports confirmed that i have a Vitamin B - 12 & Vitamin D deficiency
Doctor :   May i know ur age, weight, height ?
User :   Age - 31, Weight - 96 KG, Height - 5ft 10 inches
Doctor :   also what surgery, was done and for what reason?
User :   Right Knee surgery in which anterior & posterior ligaments were damaged also i had met with an accident & had a bone injury in which Surgeon had rivetted a Screw in my knee now & also 1 ligament has been removed & not reconstructed till now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed with your query now
User :   basically ligament injury was a Sports injury in which i had twisted my Knee atleast 4-5 times in 8-10 yrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   now doctor had advised for a theraband physiotherapy....i can ride a bike & can walk but he has asked me not to jog / run
User :   i want to loose weight but can not put a load on my iknee
Doctor :   ok, it takes time to start regular activity after knee injury & reconstrutive surgery
Doctor :   i understand,
User :   since its almost 3 yrs now i can walk properly , he has allowd me to drive my bike / car
Doctor :   in the absence of ability for physcial excercise, diet will have a great role in controlling weight
User :   also i am vit D & B - 12 deficient basically "ld like to know how can i reduce weight & also maintain the Vit levels thru regular food
Doctor :   as per your ht and wt, you have a BMI is 30.6, which puts you in the overweight category
User :   which are the food sources for these vitamins which i can incorporate in my diet
User :   i have been advised mecovon injuctions regularly ........hopefully tokeep the vit levels steady
Doctor :   green leafy veg, fish, and eggs - are the best sources
Doctor :   have you ever used the dietician service availble on your panel of services on our website ?
User :   green veggies & eggs i eat a plenty but can not eat Non Veg
User :   no today only i have logged in on this site
Doctor :   ok
User :   but just need to know how fast / how much diet "ll help to reduce the weight
Doctor :   you can ask for the diet service and then a CCE will contact you for the time of consultation
Doctor :   then u can get detailed info regarding how u can manage your diet
Doctor :   are u following my advice?
User :   yes sure
Doctor :   the dietician , will guide you on a day to day basis,
Doctor :   and advice u how to lose weight by diet over the next 2-4 months
User :   but "ld diet help me to reduce 3-4 KG's a month if i follow it religiously
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if you take oat meals, avoid high carb diet, and maintain a strict regimen, you can definitely reach ur goals
Doctor :   all this things as well as intricate details., will be specifically targetted by the dietician
User :   also i have very harsh working hrs, & office & travelling takes more than 14 hrs of my day
Doctor :   i understand
User :   also i have a desk job
Doctor :   you will have to manage your time and lifestyles to some extent,
User :   so i sit for longer hrs on my chair
User :   ok fine i need to book a consultation call with the call center then
Doctor :   but not able to have physical activity, will deter you and you may not able to go to your goals
Doctor :   but be have an eye set on your goal and never give up
User :   i can understand i"ll follow the guideline which they "ld advise religiously
Doctor :   concerned effort and sustained effort will help u lose your weight
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   ask for the dietician service through the link on the panel
Doctor :   and the CCE will contact you
Doctor :   and set an appointment for a telephonic interview
User :   fine i"ll do that.....also it was nice chatting with u.....also once again thanks for ur advise... & have a nice day..
Doctor :   please remember to leave ur feedback as u log out
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   sure
Doctor :   take care and bye
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