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Kishan Chand

Orthopedist

Dr. Kishan Chand is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Hammond, Indiana. Dr. Chand specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Chand tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Kishan Chand
  • Hammond, Indiana
  • Accepting new patients

My baby was born with twisted legs. Can this be corrected?

Twisting could be at different parts of legs. It could be at ankle, shin bones, knees or thigh bones. It has many causes though most often the cause is congenital or developmental. READ MORE
Twisting could be at different parts of legs. It could be at ankle, shin bones, knees or thigh bones. It has many causes though most often the cause is congenital or developmental. Treatment usually involves splinting the leg. The child requires examination.

Inner thigh hurts when walking fast

Depending the age of patient pain in hip is due to arthritis in mid old age group. Quite often the pain is coming from pinched nerve from lumbar spine. One has to rule out local READ MORE
Depending the age of patient pain in hip is due to arthritis in mid old age group. Quite often the pain is coming from pinched nerve from lumbar spine. One has to rule out local causes like hernia

Broken tibia, fibula and hole in ankle, surgeon suggesting amputation

Amputation is a choice, if the infection is not controllable and/or the fracture has not united. Prosthesis can be fitted at the end of the operation and you can be walking with READ MORE
Amputation is a choice, if the infection is not controllable and/or the fracture has not united. Prosthesis can be fitted at the end of the operation and you can be walking with crutches the next day.

Recurring hip pain

Investigate for back disorder by radiological studies, including MRI. We have to find the cause of pain before exercising. What about X-rays of hip and spine?

Stabbing knee pain when lying down sleeping

You need MRI studies. Osteoid osteoma can be a cause. With aspirin, there is dramatic relief and this is one test.

I have chronic knee pain

You are still young for knee replacement you need further conservative care This would include medications injections braces physical therapy chronic pain management.

ACL repair

Requires a trial of conservative care unless a professional athlete.