5 Basic Facts of Arthritis

5 Basic Facts of Arthritis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017   Arthritis is a complicated disease that can affect anyone, not just the elderly. There are many misconceptions about this common joint disease and some basic facts that everyone should know. Is Not a Single Disease There are over 100 types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. A handful of those are prevalent […]

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Knee Arthritis – How to Change Lifestyle

KneeArthritis-lefestyle-changes

Last updated: 7th October, 2017   Limit the activities such as (knee; bending, twisting and high impact). Try specific home exercises that can be performed to keep the muscles stronger. Weight loss and the maintenance of proper body weight can help reduce the pain of knee arthritis. Simple activities such as walking can be made easier with weight […]

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Symptoms of Major types of Arthritis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017   A basic knowledge of the major types of arthritis will better prepare you for a doctor appointment. You will find it easier to formulate questions and communicate with your doctor once you are confident that you understand basic facts about arthritis symptoms. Rheumatoid Arthritis RA is an inflammatory type of […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatments

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017   Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes a systemic damage but is most visible on joints. RA is a chronic disease that needs to be managed through a combination of approaches, involving pain-killers, DMARDs, lifestyle changes and use of supplements that can help control the inflammation. In cases when […]

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Who is an Orthopedic Surgeon?

Orthopedic Surgeon Selection

Last updated: 26th June, 2018  Orthopedic surgeons specialize in surgeries associated with the musculoskeletal system. They are trained to operate on our skeleton and its attachments, like joints, ligaments, tendons, and their surrounding muscles and nerves. They may either perform all general surgeries related to the musculoskeletal system or have a specialization. For instance, an orthopedic […]

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All about Partial Knee Replacement

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  Partial Knee Replacement, also known as Unicondylar Knee Replacement or Unicompartmental Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure performed to alleviate pain and mobility issues in patients who have limited damage to knee joints. The damage could be due to arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or trauma. Before going into details of partial knee […]

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Oxinium Knee Replacement

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  In the year 2003, Smith & Nephew introduced Oxinium™ or oxidized zirconium implants for joint replacement surgeries like total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty.1 The company has been awarded the prestigious ASM International 2005 Engineering Materials Achievement Award for the development of Oxinium, or Oxidized Zirconium for use as a […]

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10 common causes for chronic knee pain

Chronic Knee Pain - Know about 10 common causes

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  The knee is the largest and most complex joint in our body, which is used extensively for many regular day to day activities. Chronic knee pain is one of the common problems that can occur in the later ages. It is a long-term condition, which is sometimes associated with swelling and sensitivity. Any weight-bearing […]

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Top 5 Knee Replacement Videos

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  Knee replacement surgery is a major surgical procedure that should be undertaken after a careful consideration. A patient may have many questions as to what exactly a knee replacement is and how it is performed. Thankfully, plenty of knee replacement videos are available today on YouTube, Vimeo and other similar sites. […]

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