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Dr. Sachin Vilhekar - Orthopedics in Mumbai

Dr. Sachin Vilhekar

MBBS, Diploma in Orthopaedics

OrthopedicsOrthopedics
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Clinic Locations

S L Raheja Fortis Hospital

Raheja Rugnalaya Marg., Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Thunga Hospital

Mira Bhyander Road, Mira Road East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Services

  • Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Musculoskeletal Infections
  • Limb Deformities
  • Reconstruction and Bone Lengthening
  • Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Skeletal Muscle Therapy
  • Correction of deformities
  • Back Pain Treatment
  • Osteomalacia
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Correction
  • Sports Injury Treatment/Management
  • Neuropathy Assessment
  • Muscle release
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Compression Fracture
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Column traumatology
  • Arthritis Management
  • Bankart Repair
  • External fixator
  • Scoliosis Correction
  • Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
  • Soft Tissue Injury Management
  • Frozen shoulder Physiotherapy
  • Spine Injury
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Articular Degenerative Disease Treatment
  • Spinal Therapy
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Ankle-Brachial Index
  • Diabetic Foot Check-Up
  • Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity
  • Lower Extremity Wound Care
  • High-Risk Wound Care
  • Heat Therapy Treatment
  • Foot Drop
  • Disc Prolapse
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Correction
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis Treatment
  • Neck and Spine Biopsy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Chronic Pain Treatment
  • Neck Pain Treatment
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Plantar Fascitis
  • Chemonucleolysis
  • Stem Cell Therapy For Orthopedic Conditions
  • Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Cartilage Surgery
  • Fracture Treatment
  • Functional Orthopedics
  • Hip Arthroplasty
  • Orthopedic physical therapy
  • Tailbone Pain Treatment
  • Foot Pressure/Vascular Assessment
  • Sciatica Pain Treatment
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Back Pain Physiotherapy
  • Knee Braces For Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder SLAP (Tear) Lesions
  • Spine Mobilization
  • Wrist problems
  • Cervical Spondylitis Treatment
  • Spondylosis
  • Bone Trauma
  • Rotator Cuff Injury Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Joint Dislocation Treatment
  • Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Hip Pain Treatment
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Spinal Disc Surgery
  • Knee care
  • Knee Pain Treatment
  • Joints and Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Arthritis and Pain Management
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Musculoskeletal Pain Management
  • Joint Pain Treatment
  • Frozen Shoulder Treatment
  • Foot Assessment
  • Foot Injury Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Joint and Muscle Problems
  • Foot Care
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Disk slip
  • Osteoporosis Treatment
  • Arthroscopy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hand Pain Treatment
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Treatment

Specialization

  • Orthopedist

Education

  • Dr.Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati - 2005 Graduated
    MBBS
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons of Mumbai - 2011 Graduated
    Diploma in Orthopaedics

Work & Experience

  • S L Raheja Fortis Hospital
    Consulatant

Membership

  • Maharastra Medical Council

  • Medical Council of India (MCI)

Health Articles

What Is an Orthopedic Physical Therapist?

Orthopedic physical therapists specialize in treating musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. They utilize methods like strength training, massage, and joint mobilization to alleviate pain and improve function. These therapists assist patients in recovering from orthopedic surgery and regaining mobility in affected areas. To become an orthopedic physical therapist, one must earn a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, pass a state licensure exam, and complete a clinical residency or specialized certification program. While non-specialized therapists can perform orthopedic therapy, those with specialist training are considered experts in the field and typically work in outpatient rehabilitation settings, clinics, hospitals, or offer home visits.

Swollen Ankles and Feet

Swelling in the ankles and feet can signal various health issues. Pregnancy may cause normal swelling, but sudden, excessive swelling could indicate preeclampsia. Injuries like sprained ankles lead to swelling; severe pain warrants medical attention. Lymphedema, from lymphatic fluid accumulation, often follows cancer treatment. Venous insufficiency results from blood flow problems, potentially causing skin ulcers. Infections, especially for diabetic patients, require immediate medical attention. Blood clots in leg veins can cause life-threatening complications. Swelling might also indicate heart, liver, or kidney disease, especially if accompanied by other symptoms like fatigue and weight gain. Prompt medical evaluation is crucial for accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Hip and Leg Pain

Hip and leg pain can stem from various causes, including tendinitis and arthritis. Tendinitis, caused by inflammation of tendons due to injury or repetitive movements, leads to pain, weakness, and swelling. Rest, therapy, or steroid injections are typical treatments. Arthritis, encompassing over 100 types like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, results in joint pain, stiffness, and swelling. Risk factors vary among types, including age, gender, genetics, and lifestyle factors like obesity and smoking. Diagnosis involves physical exams and imaging tests like X-rays and MRI. Prompt medical evaluation is crucial for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of hip and leg pain

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